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Huge HCMC urban area back on front burner after long delay

HCMC authorities might auction a huge, long-delayed mixed-use property development which will also include a golf course.

Hundreds of shiny new BMW cars rust away at HCMC port

The cars are reportedly worth $17.6 million and cost the importer another $264,172 for leaving them at Saigon Port ...

On Saigon's outskirts, many housing projects turn into ghost towns

Housing estates abandoned at various stages of completion in HCMC and neighboring provinces wear a desolate, even eerie look.
September 19, 2018 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

HCMC urban planning ‘mistakes’ cost Thu Thiem families dear

Multiple violations in the planning of a new urban area have forced some Saigon families to live in slums.
September 16, 2018 | 10:01 pm GMT+7

High tide causes misery on Saigon street

Monday evening, with Saigon’s rivers and canals at high tide, proved a nightmare for many motorbike riders on flood-prone Huynh Tan Phat Street.
September 12, 2018 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Weekend downpour drenches Saigon in traffic chaos

After a heavy downpour inundated several Saigon streets Saturday, bedlam ensued as many waterlogged engines shut down.
September 09, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Inspectors find grave violations in HCMC urban planning

Authorities committed many violations in planning HCMC’s Thu Thiem new urban area, and residents’ grievances and protests are justified.
September 08, 2018 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

On Vietnam’s Independence Day, 100 couples say yes

100 couples celebrated their togetherness in a mass wedding on September 2, Vietnam’s National Day.
September 03, 2018 | 06:51 pm GMT+7

HCMC, Hanoi main locations for hotel acquisitions in Vietnam

HCMC and Hanoi are the main markets in Vietnam for mergers and acquisitions in the hospitality industry.
August 30, 2018 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC make it to list of 15 best Asian places to visit

Hanoi and HCMC are among the 15 best destinations in Asia, according a new ranking from the U.S. News newspaper.
August 29, 2018 | 10:28 am GMT+7

HCMC considering downtown curb on motorbikes

Motorbikes may no longer be the most popular means of transport in HCMC if it approves a proposal from the transport ministry to limit their numbers.
August 24, 2018 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s transnational high-speed railroad: a renewed opportunity for Japan?

Japanese firms can take heart from a recommendation that Vietnam uses distribution traction technology for its north-south high-speed railway.
August 24, 2018 | 09:29 am GMT+7

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Renowned contrabassist to perform in Saigon next week

Internationally acclaimed contrabassist Jeff Bradetich will lead a Saigon classical music concert next Monday night.
August 18, 2018 | 10:40 am GMT+7

Saigon nightlife gets a healthy workout

Busy through the day, Saigonese interested in getting fit or keeping fit are going to the gym at midnight.
August 12, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7
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