HCM City to hire consultant to check river tunnel

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HCM City to hire consultant to check river tunnel

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC government has said it will employ an independent consultant to check and assess the stability, durability and life span of Saigon River Tunnel.

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Construction sites for new subway dot HCM City landscape

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Construction sites for new subway dot HCM City landscape

VietNamNet Bridge – The construction of the first subway route in HCM City, which will be nearly 20km in length, is underway. The $2.4 billion work is taking shape day after day.

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Fireworks to sparkle in southern hub on Vietnam’s National Day

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Fireworks to sparkle in southern hub on Vietnam’s National Day

Firework displays will be held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate Vietnam’s National Day, September 2.

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Dau Tieng Water Reservoir releases water

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Dau Tieng Water Reservoir releases water

Dau Tieng- Phuoc Hoa Irrigation Exploitation Company will continue to release water at 200 cubic meters per second on Saigon River, aiming to ensure safe of the water level of the reservoir.

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HCMC to host boat festival on Saigon River

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Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Quan had a meeting with relevant departments, units yesterday, to deploy the celebration for the 2014 International Tourism Exhibition (ITE) in Ho Chi Minh City starting September 11-13.

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New ships to carry passengers on HCMC-Vung Tau route next month

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New ships to carry passengers on HCMC-Vung Tau route next month

New passenger ships worth US$1 million each will be operational on the waterway route Ho Chi Minh City – Vung Tau City from next month in place of outdated hydrofoils banned early this year.

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Six officials of reprimanded in Saigon hydrofoil fire

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Six officials of reprimanded in Saigon hydrofoil fire

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Registration Agency has disciplined the six officers of the vehicle registration bureau No. 6 in HCM City for granting the operation certification for the hydrofoil Vina Express 01 even though the vessel had defects and then caught fire on the Saigon River 5 months ago.

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Japanese businesses keep faith in city’s investment environment

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Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan highly appreciated Japan’s cooperative programs to the city’s socio-economic development at a meeting with new Japanese Consul General Nakajima Satoshi on June 9.

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Lai Thieu is a land of ceramics

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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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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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