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HCMC to spend $20 million fixing flood-prone street

Nguyen Huu Canh, a major HCMC street that experiences frequent flooding, will undergo a comprehensive 14-month renovation.

At 160 years, a lesser-known church claims the mantle

Just across the river, the Thu Thiem Church has been standing quietly for 160 years, older than more famous peers.

Visit 3 unique pagodas in and around Saigon

Three pagodas 15 - 20 km from the Ho Chi Minh City center are a sight to behold.
March 11, 2019 | 08:53 pm GMT+7

HCMC to revive mega urban project after 27 years

Ho Chi Minh City plans auction the work of building an eco-urban area project that had been abandoned since 1992.
March 10, 2019 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Hanoi office rental yield highest globally

Hanoi offered the highest grade A office rental yield in the world last year -- 8.57 percent, a Savills report said.
March 09, 2019 | 12:54 pm GMT+7

HCMC requests government to advance funds for metro project

HCMC has asked the PM for an advance of $92 million to pay for work done on its first metro line.
March 08, 2019 | 09:18 pm GMT+7

HCMC will not ban motorbikes, promises leader

Motorbikes would only be restricted and not banned when public transport is developed, the Ho Chi Minh City administration has assured.
March 07, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

HCMC administration short-handed

The five-member leadership of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just three now, and two government departments are leaderless.
March 06, 2019 | 11:10 am GMT+7

HCMC to spend $1.2 million on canal clean-up

HCMC will spend more than VND28 billion ($1.2 million) to clear its canals off water hyacinth, other weeds and waste.
March 02, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Court suspends coffee royalty divorce

A HCMC court Friday suspended the divorce of Vietnam’s coffee King and Queen pending evaluation of their assets.
March 01, 2019 | 05:17 pm GMT+7

Work stalls again on key southern Vietnam expressway

A cash crunch, dispute over credit interest rates, and legal troubles have again delayed construction of the Trung Luong - My Thuan Expressway. 
February 18, 2019 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC among 20 most expensive cities in Southeast Asia

A new index puts Hanoi 13th and HCMC 15th on the list of 20 most expensive Southeast Asian cities.
February 18, 2019 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Inside one of the oldest church complexes in Saigon

The Congregation of the Holy Cross Lovers and Thu Thiem Church were built more than 160 years ago along the Saigon River in District 2.
February 13, 2019 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam prosecutors support Grab appeal against Vinasun compensation ruling

Prosecutors in Ho Chi Minh City have appealed a verdict ordering Grab to pay compensation to domestic taxi firm Vinasun.
February 12, 2019 | 10:08 am GMT+7

Slowly, but surely, an invisible poison is choking Vietnamese cities

Decades of rapid economic growth has been a blessing for Vietnamese cities, as well as a curse in disguise.
February 11, 2019 | 11:13 am GMT+7
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