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Loan shark violence rising in Saigon: police

HCMC police say the recent terrorizing attack on a popular noodle soup restaurant was not an isolated incident.

HCMC agriculture official warned over loss-causing violations in previous avatar

An official warning has been issued to HCMC's deputy agriculture chief for violations when he led the Saigon Agriculture Corporation.

After 10-year-delay, southern expressway set for completion in 2021

The long-delayed Trung Luong-My Thuan Bridge could open to traffic next year following the government's approval of supplemental funding for the project.
August 16, 2019 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Tech firms propose bicycle sharing plan for Saigon

A bicycle sharing scheme proposed by three tech firms for downtown Saigon could help short-distance commuters, a transport official says.
August 14, 2019 | 06:07 pm GMT+7

Saigon book street: Calm in the eye of the storm

“There is peace even in the storm,” said Vincent van Gogh.
August 11, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

A vendor with her campaign fights plastic bag blight

Tran Thi Bao Huong, a vegetable vendor in an alley of HCMC’s Binh Thanh District, has joined the fight against plastic bags.
August 11, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Sit back, relax and enjoy the views: Saigon's best rooftop bars

Saigon has a slew of rooftop bars where one can relax and enjoy breathtaking views of its constant growth, drink in hand.
August 10, 2019 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Bus subsidies cost HCMC $21 mln

HCMC has provided subsidies of VND494 billion ($21.3 million) to operate public buses in the first eight months of the year.
August 05, 2019 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Sharp to open new Vietnam factory in 2020

Japanese electronics giant Sharp has announced plans to build a new factory near Ho Chi Minh City which will begin operations in 2020.
August 02, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Southern Saigon residents suffer headaches from landfill stench

Stench from the Da Phuoc Landfill in Binh Chanh District forces many southern HCMC residents to keep windows shut and remain indoors.
July 28, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to auction 15 prime land plots in Thu Thiem area

HCMC will auction 15 'golden' land plots to attract large investors to develop the Thu Thiem New Urban Area and avoid state revenue losses.
July 26, 2019 | 10:33 pm GMT+7

HCMC revives delayed downtown underground parking project

HCMC has revived a District 1 underground parking project nine years after its construction was originally scheduled to begin.
July 25, 2019 | 08:05 pm GMT+7

Expressway work runs into financial roadblock

Work on the long-delayed Trung Luong – My Thuan Expressway might stall again next month since its investor is cash-strapped.
July 25, 2019 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

28 percent of Vietnamese plan to use metro regularly

Only 28 percent of people in Hanoi and HCMC plan to use the metro daily, fearing the routes may not suit their schedule.
July 22, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Shared workspace business flourishes in downtown HCMC

HCMC welcomed over 4,000 square meters of co-working office space in the second quarter, concentrated in the central districts.
July 20, 2019 | 02:59 pm GMT+7
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