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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.

Tears and frustration at Ho Chi Minh City meeting with Thu Thiem residents

Displaced constituents voiced their grievances at the meeting with the city's legislators.

HCMC residents in heated debate with officials over urban area project

'The greed for cash and profit has changed Thu Thiem.'
May 10, 2018 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

Urban drama: Thu Thiem residents fight for their homes after planning map goes missing

The community from Saigon have traveled to Hanoi 12 times in the last four years in search of answers.
May 10, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

The tale of Saigon's Thu Thiem Peninsula

Ho Chi Minh City’s bumpy road to upgrade a swamp into a new urban area.
May 09, 2018 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Confusion shadows HCMC’s missing map for planning of new urban area

Many officials suspected the map for Thu Thiem planning never existed but an architect said he actually made it.
May 05, 2018 | 11:47 am GMT+7

HCMC lost key map for planning of new urban area: officials

The lack of the map has troubled site clearance for a future elite zone as affected people demanded hard proof.
May 03, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

'City of dreams' builders facing uncertain futures in Saigon

We went out to talk with the builders working on what is heralded as Southeast Asia's financial hub about life on the site.
July 18, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7
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