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Saigon metro lines see completion dates pushed back, again

HCMC's first two metro routes will be delayed yet again, a recent progress evaluation report submitted by the city transport department indicates.

Japan urges Vietnam to fast track payment for Saigon metro contractor

Work on HCMC's Metro Line 1 continues to be delayed and unpaid bills for its Japanese contractor continue to pile up.

HCMC will stagnate without new roads, transport minister warns

HCMC should make haste in building new ring roads and expressways, or it cannot develop further, the transport minister says.
April 13, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon pushes 2021 deadline for metro line despite uncertain contractors

HCMC authorities want the long-delayed metro line to be up and running in 2021 although contractors are not sure.
March 14, 2019 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

HCMC wants first metro line finished in 2020

Ho Chi Minh City wants its first metro line’s trial run to take place by October next year despite funding and personnel challenges.
February 14, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

80 percent of HCMC’s first metro line to be completed in 2019

Eighty percent of Ho Chi Minh City’s first metro route will be completed this year, the agency overseeing its construction has said.
January 28, 2019 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Vietnam approves increased funding for Saigon’s long-delayed metro lines

The central government has approved an upward revision in the cost of Ho Chi Minh City’s first and second subway lines.
January 05, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Four major transport projects on track for completion next year

Vietnam is set to complete four infrastructure projects next year, some of them after long delays lasting several years.
December 26, 2018 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

Foreign funding sought for Da Nang-Hoi An metro line in central Vietnam

Da Nang City is seeking foreign investment for a metro line from the Da Nang International Airport to ancient Hoi An Town.
November 23, 2018 | 06:14 pm GMT+7

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.
November 11, 2018 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

$4.1bln project to reduce traffic accidents, boost public transportation in HCMC

A $4.1 billion infrastructure project seeks to boost public transportation use and reduce traffic accidents in HCMC.
October 13, 2018 | 08:35 pm GMT+7

Sluggish Hanoi metro defers Line 3 launch to 2023

Land clearance issues blamed for latest in a long line of delays in opening Nhon-Hanoi Station line.
June 07, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans to axe more trees to make way for new metro line

41 trees will be cut down and another 116 moved to make way for a station.
May 07, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam PM pushes work on long-delayed metro lines in Saigon

The city's first two metro line are far behind schedule and suffer from lack of funding.
April 14, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Saigon’s first metro line faces further delays due to $44 million debt

Project managers are urging the city to pay up while waiting for funding from the central government.
March 09, 2018 | 10:48 am GMT+7
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