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Six years on, Saigon's first metro line nowhere near completion

Set to open in 2017, then 2020, Saigon’s first metro line will not meet the delayed deadline either.

Poor construction blamed as Vietnam’s new expressway undergoes repairs

Officials are squarely blaming poor quality construction for cracks and potholes on a section of the Da Nang – ...

Outrage as scaffolding bar kills woman in Hanoi

The tragic death of a young woman in Hanoi has reignited concerns and criticism of unsafe construction practices and lax enforcement.
October 04, 2018 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam expressways to stretch further, cover 7000 km

The Transport Ministry is working with consultants on a proposal to lengthen Vietnam’s expressways to 7,000 km.
September 06, 2018 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

A bank collects soil deposits in southern Vietnam

A 11-hectare 'soil bank' has been constructed in Ca Mau Province to try and meet demand for sand in a sustainable way.
July 23, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam port city wants second sea-crossing bridge

Hai Phong authorities also want another power station and a train station to ease traffic congestion.
July 04, 2018 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Final beam installed on first cable-stayed bridge made by Vietnam

The bridge will reduce travel time between major northern destinations Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ha Long.
April 29, 2018 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Hanoi sends giant workforce to meet new sky train test-run deadline

500 workers have been deployed for the Cat Linh - Ha Dong project, compared to 400 last year.
April 04, 2018 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Priests put $6 mln price tag on renovation of Saigon cathedral

The Catholic Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City has only half the costs covered.
April 01, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Building collapse kills 10 in central India

Building disasters are common in Indian cities where millions are forced to live in cramped, run-down properties due to spiralling real estate prices.
April 01, 2018 | 12:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam urged to get construction of new mega-airport off the ground

Experts say the construction cost of Long Thanh Airport could double every five years.
March 30, 2018 | 11:27 am GMT+7

950 gold miners trapped underground in South Africa

'Everybody is fine at the moment. We are trying to restore power so we can start hoisting them to the surface.'
February 02, 2018 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Vietnamese province proposes plan to build tunnel under Ha Long Bay

Stormy weather makes it dangerous to cross the existing bridge at the entrance to the bay.
February 01, 2018 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Hanoi enjoyed just 38 days of clean air in 2017: report

Air pollution in Hanoi is due to factors including a rise in construction works, car and motorcycle use, and agriculture burning, says GreenID.
January 30, 2018 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

HCMC to close river tunnel for 6 nights to make way for construction work

The Thu Thiem Tunnel will be closed to all vehicles between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. this weekend and next.
January 25, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7
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