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Take a look at one of the most ambitious projects planned for Saigon

'The New City' will cost an estimated $3 billion and take up five percent of the city's total land area.

Experts come up with new idea to cure gridlock near Saigon airport: monorails

The idea came as the city is grappling with funds to complete its first metro line.

Saigon falls short in global safety ranking

The city and its Southeast Asian peers Jakarta and Manila prop up the index in the bottom 10.
October 16, 2017 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

More red tape could make you see less of Captain Sidewalk on Saigon streets

District 1 has set up a new task force whose action is contingent on complaints, essentially undercutting Captain Sidewalk's authority.
October 14, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Another flood, another chaotic soaking night in Saigon

Flooding and rain have become a matter of course, whether the city can handle it or not.
October 13, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

First train cars slide onto the tracks of Hanoi’s much-delayed elevated railway line

But they have nowhere to go because construction of the capital's first sky train is running five years behind schedule.
October 05, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Prepare to be soaked in Saigon for the next two days

The downpours will last for at least two days through the Mid-Autumn Festival on Wednesday.
October 02, 2017 | 08:10 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to remove another 130 trees to make way for metro line

35 trees would be cut down and another 95 relocated as the long-delayed Metro Line 3 moves ahead.
September 09, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Saigon’s Captain Sidewalk faces death threats as cleanup campaign widens

It was just a matter of time before someone snapped over the radical cleanup campaign in District 1.
September 06, 2017 | 03:49 pm GMT+7

25 years of construction delays freezes Saigon peninsula in a time warp

Across the Saigon River, paddy fields and fish ponds are still a way of life.
August 24, 2017 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Another 100 trees will fall in Saigon as city wants to clear traffic near airport

Saws will be brought out this month as the city wants to increase road capacity for traffic to and from its international airport.
August 12, 2017 | 05:57 pm GMT+7

Falling trees threaten a way of life in Saigon

Can trees be a part of urban life? The answer is yes, at least in Saigon.
August 11, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Saigon forced to dig deep after Vietnam gov't fails to pay for new metro line

Red tape has continued to stall the completion of the city's first metro line.
July 28, 2017 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Squeezing through Hanoi's alleys, where size really does matter

Don't have a big breakfast if you want to explore these tunnels through the capital. 
July 28, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Hanoi Talks: Sounds that make a city

The latest presentation based on topics that influence or are influenced by architecture.
July 25, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7