Lai Thieu is a land of ceramics

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Lai Thieu is a land of ceramics

Lai Thieu, about 20 kilometers from downtown HCMC, is a strip along the Saigon River. Apart from many fruitful orchards, the place is well known as a pottery craft village.

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The public tightens its belt, but public debt rises

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The public tightens its belt, but public debt rises

Cars and motorcyclists riding on a bridge built over Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City / PHOTO: AFP

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Several mega typhoons forecast in 2014

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Several mega typhoons forecast in 2014

Several typhoons are expected to hit the country this year, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.

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In Vietnam hub, new urban area construction accused of destroying history

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In Vietnam hub, new urban area construction accused of destroying history

Dr. Bui Chi Hoang surveys the construction site of Thu Thiem New Urban Area, where numerous relics have been found, in Ho Chi Minh City

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Thu Thiem to be HCMC’s new central area

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Thu Thiem to be HCMC’s new central area

Ho Chi Minh City will build the country's largest public square at the Thu Thiem New Urban Area, a rapidly gentrifying area in its southeast, for cultural activities and tourism. Photo by Dinh Son

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Vietnam metropolis to evacuate 300 families from collapsing tenement

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam metropolis to evacuate 300 families from collapsing tenement

More than 1,000 people in about 300 households at the Thanh Da tenement in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District will be moved to another tenement before June 30, as their buildings are at risk of collapse, under a plan by district authorities.

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HCM City’s rich list to triple over next 10 years

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HCM City’s rich list to triple over next 10 years

Global real estate company Knight Frank reveals the number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals in Vietnam’s HCM City is expected to triple by 2023, from 90 to 246, the largest increase along more than 80 cities worldwide.

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Hydrofoils under inspection in HCMC

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Hydrofoils under inspection in HCMC

Ministry of Transport set up a delegation to inspect ten hydrofoils operating in Ho Chi Minh City-Vung Tau route.

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Cutting grass for a living along Saigon river (video)

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Cutting grass for a living along Saigon river (video)

The job is called "grass cutting." In the swampy areas along the Saigon river, groups of men earn their daily bread by, yes, cutting grass.

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HCMC builds four main roads in Thu Thiem New Urban Area

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HCMC builds four main roads in Thu Thiem New Urban Area

Dai Quang Minh Real Estate Investment Joint Stock Company hosted a ceremony to implement the Build-Transfer project to build four main roads in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City on February 15.

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HCMC to have largest wastewater treatment plant in SE Asia

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HCMC to have largest wastewater treatment plant in SE Asia

As part a World Bank-funded project, a wastewater treatment plant capable of treating up to 450,000 cubic meters of wastewater per day for Ho Chi Minh City is being designed the Centre for Econics and Ecosystem Management, a German company.

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Hydrofoils to Vietnam beach town on life support after fire

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Hydrofoils to Vietnam beach town on life support after fire

Aging vessels could be put out of commission forever as expressway shortens trips from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau Town.

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Inspection staff suspended after hydrofoil fire

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Inspection staff suspended after hydrofoil fire

The wreck of hydrofoil Vina Express 1, which caught on January 20 on the Saigon River, after the 92 people onboard escaped to safety / PHOTO COURTESY OF VNEXPRESS

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

Ho Chi Minh City and other southern localities will continue experiencing cold weather before it gets warmer in a few days, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station said, adding that the Saigon River will rise during Tet (lunar New Year), causing flooding in low-lying areas.

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

Ho Chi Minh City and other southern localities will continue experiencing cold weather before it gets warmer in a few days, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station said, adding that the Saigon River will rise during Tet (lunar New Year), causing flooding in low-lying areas.

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