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Top place team bag $100,000 from competition to solve traffic congestion in Hanoi

Details of their plan will remain a secret until all is revealed at an upcoming press conference.

Life falling apart in Saigon slum

Dozens of families are holding out for more resettlement money before they leave the crumbling Nguyen Kieu area. 

Should Vietnam rebuild its largest city?

Following VnExpress International’s call for discussion on how to solve gridlock in Hanoi and Saigon, one reader suggests looking at Paris, Barcelona and Melbourne.
August 22, 2017 | 09:27 pm GMT+7

The jamming debate: How to unclog streets in Hanoi and Saigon?

The government has spoken and so have experts and residents; but just like the notorious traffic, the debate is going nowhere.
August 21, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

What lies ahead for Saigon’s once-feared slum?

Residents have been left in limbo for the past 17 years waiting for the bulldozers to come steaming in.
August 08, 2017 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Lawyers challenge Hanoi’s plan to ban motorbikes

'The city seems to be focusing more on imposing a ban than offering a real solution.'
June 19, 2017 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Fate of golf course next to Saigon airport hangs in the balance

The government has halted all construction activities at the controversial course, which many experts say shouldn't have existed.
June 13, 2017 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Hanoi gets dizzy from unplanned planning

High-rise buildings have sprung up at a staggering rate across Vietnam’s capital.
January 09, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Saigon and flooding: A match made in hell

Saigon and flooding: A match made in hell.
September 19, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's tallest skyscraper to tower over Hanoi

A 108-storey financial tower in Hanoi will become Vietnam’s tallest building when it is completed, adding to the country’s construction boom, according to the city’s urban ...
June 24, 2016 | 03:24 pm GMT+7