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Five years on, Saigon road expansion remains in a hole

The VND800 billion ($34 million) road expansion project on Luong Dinh Cua Street in Saigon's District 2 is nowhere near completion after 5 years of work.

Locals unhappy government inspectors' report on Thu Thiem violations ignores them

People in Ho Chi Minh City's District 2 complain their sufferings have been ignored in a report on violations in Thu Thiem urban area development.

Loner who raises buffaloes in Saigon

Van Duc Toi, 53, lives on his own to take care of buffaloes in Thu Thiem Ward, a new urban area in Saigon.
April 27, 2019 | 07:26 am GMT+7

Defense Ministry urged haste in handing over land for Saigon bridge

HCMC has called on the Defense Ministry to speed up handover of land for building a key bridge over the Saigon River.
August 03, 2018 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

HCMC to close river tunnel for 6 nights to make way for construction work

The Thu Thiem Tunnel will be closed to all vehicles between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. this weekend and next.
January 25, 2018 | 02:30 pm 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

Across the river, Saigon assembles its new business suburb

New roads and towers are hoped to turn Thu Thiem into a new financial and commercial hub that can rival District 1.
June 07, 2017 | 11:46 am GMT+7

South Korea's consortium to build $885 mln commercial complex in Saigon

Construction is expected to complete by 2023, upgrading Thu Thiem to a new modern area.
May 06, 2017 | 11:20 am GMT+7
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