Ho Chi Minh City set to start $441 million anti-flooding project

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Ho Chi Minh City set to start $441 million anti-flooding project

A graphic image of floodgates to be built on the Saigon River. Photo credit: VnExpress

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A guide to Vietnam’s fast, furious Ho Chi Minh City

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A guide to Vietnam’s fast, furious Ho Chi Minh City

If a city’s fortunes can be judged by the number of cranes dotting its landscape, Ho Chi Minh City has high hopes. Posters stuck to construction sites advertise lavish apartment blocks and landscaped shopping malls under development. A metro system, currently being built, promises comprehensive public transport at last. Change is in the air—and the city’s exceptionally youthful population, over half of whom are younger than 35, are leading the way.

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Developer proposes park, underground mall project near Ho Chi Minh City wharf

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Developer proposes park, underground mall project near Ho Chi Minh City wharf

A realty developer has proposed building a park and underground trade center near a famous tourist wharf in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

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US investors plan $4 billion financial hub in Vietnam: report

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US investors plan $4 billion financial hub in Vietnam: report

A file photo of Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Thiem new urban area. Photo: Dinh Son

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Motorbikes to be banned from Saigon River Tunnel for fireworks show tonight

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Motorbikes to be banned from Saigon River Tunnel for fireworks show tonight

Ho Chi Minh City will close the Saigon River Tunnel to motorbikes and bicycles Saturday night for the Reunification Day fireworks show.

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Heart of Ho Chi Minh City to get $1.35 billion rejuvenation

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Heart of Ho Chi Minh City to get $1.35 billion rejuvenation

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has recently green-lighted a $1.35-billion residential township that will transform Ba Son port along the Saigon River’s banks into a modern megacity.

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HCM City people fish on the street

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HCM City people fish on the street

Many people in HCM City are bizarrely ignoring health risks and going fishing directly from the city’s sewage system.

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Truck crushes street sweeper in Saigon River tunnel

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Truck crushes street sweeper in Saigon River tunnel

A street sweeper was killed in Ho Chi Minh City Tuesday night and four of his colleagues were injured after a truck hit them when they were working in the Thu Thiem tunnel under the Saigon River.

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Vinhomes Golden River launched to the market

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Vinhomes Golden River launched to the market

Savills Vietnam and Vinhomes on April 12 introduce its latest project - Vinhomes Golden River to the market.

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HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

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HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

Ho Chi Minh City should build reservoirs along upstream Saigon River to store freshwater when the tide goes out since saltwater intrusion is increasing, according to experts from water solutions consultant Vitens Evides International.

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HCMC to focus on developing northern, northwestern urban areas

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The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Planning and Architecture said it would propose municipal authorities to more vigorously restart urban area projects in the north and northwest of the city, including Tay Bac Cu Chi urban area in the upcoming time.

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HOLM: a game-changer in the making

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HOLM: a game-changer in the making

Not only leading the country in terms of economics growth, in the past few years, Ho Chi Minh City is also setting the trend of a new living lifestyle for the discerning class: riverfront housing.

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The water crisis is quickly spreading to Ho Chi Minh City

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The water crisis is quickly spreading to Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City’s water supply is being threatened by saltwater intrusion in the Saigon and Dong Nai rivers, Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) said Tuesday.

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Bridges in HCM City face risks of collision

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Bridges in HCM City face risks of collision

Many bridges in HCM City could collapse at any time because of deterioration and low clearance levels.

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Conserving clean water a priority in Ho Chi Minh City

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Conserving clean water a priority in Ho Chi Minh City

A conference on water conservation in Ho Chi Minh City was held on Tuesday, highlighting the urgent need to protect the city’s water resources in the face of climate change.

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