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Vietnam rolls up sleeves to finish new Ha Long Bay airport

Workers are toiling day and night for the grand opening this summer.

Vietnam delays opening of $1 billion Ha Long Bay expressways

The two expressways will cut travel time from Hanoi to the famous bay and a new casino by half when they're ...

Vietnam demands that Hanoi's long-delayed sky train be officially launched in 2018

Loan disbursement issues with China, which had been holding back the project, have finally been resolved.
December 30, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Chinese contractor asks to further delay Hanoi's first sky train

Unresolved loan disbursement issues from the Chinese government continue to hold back construction.
December 10, 2017 | 10:24 pm GMT+7

Mapped out: Saigon's upcoming metro network

Of all the megacities in Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only one without any form of metro transport.
November 30, 2017 | 02:42 pm GMT+7

New expressway to cut travel time from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay by half

Road trips from Vietnam’s capital to the famous bay will be slashed to one and a half hours.
November 07, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Saigon residents caught wading through record tide

The highest tide of the year at 1.69 (5.54 feet) meters threw cold water at not-so enthusiastic feet on Monday morning.
November 06, 2017 | 11:32 am GMT+7

This 2,000 ft road in Hanoi takes forever to build

Disagreement in compensation has delayed a road construction project in the heart of Hanoi for 17 years.
November 04, 2017 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

Talk: Reassembling Transportation Infrastructure in HCMC

Examine the World Bank's BRT and other metro projects.
September 21, 2017 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Hanoi’s five-year-delayed sky train misses yet another deadline as funds from China dry up

Work will not be completed until China coughs up the $250 million in ODA it agreed to loan Vietnam last year.
September 18, 2017 | 12:54 pm GMT+7

Saigon slams door on gov't plan to build small apartments amid spiraling urbanization

The city says it does not want to create 'elevated slums' or risk further overcrowding. 
September 13, 2017 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Saigon’s second metro line held up by seven-year delay

Under the new schedule, the city may have to wait another decade before the line is up and running.
September 13, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7

Saigon's planned bus rapid transit hits speed bump over viability concerns

New estimates say the $144 million project would not attract enough passengers to justify its cost.
September 10, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam adds cameras, brake valves following series of train derailments

Speedy drivers and poor infrastructure were blamed for a number of incidents last month.
September 09, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Uproar as Vietnamese firm calls for Chinese investor in mega airport

The public are dead against the idea, pointing to other sub-par projects that have run massively over budget.
August 25, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7