World’s costliest? Hanoi plans to spend over $342mn building 2.2km road

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Authorities in Hanoi are planning to spend VND7.8 trillion (US$343.4 million) on the construction of a 2.2 kilometer long road, making it the most expensive street in Vietnam.

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Over VND 13,115 bln to be invested into Belt Road No.2

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department yesterday said that the city will implement three construction projects for Belt Road No.2 with total capital of over VND 13,115 billion, contributing to reduce traffic jam in the period of 2017- 2018.

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Japanese investors to revitalize polluted canal in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

A number of Japanese investors have agreed to help revitalize the eight-kilometer Xuyen Tam Canal in Ho Chi Minh City after a meeting with city leaders in Tokyo on Saturday.

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Amateur Vietnamese marathoners run for health but gain considerable achievements

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Many amateur marathon athletes in Vietnam have astonished others with their achievements which are thought to only be obtained by the professional.

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Vietnamese man quits gaming, becomes country’s first ‘Half-Ironman’

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A barber’s mistake has prompted one young Vietnamese man to give up his gaming addiction in favor of a healthier lifestyle, becoming the first Vietnamese to win an official ticket to the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

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Maiden river buses set for June launch in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The first two river bus lines in Ho Chi Minh City will open in June to offer locals an alternative traffic-free means of public transport.

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Coal power plants could endanger marine protection areas

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Environmentalists have urged authorities to ‘learn lessons from the Formosa incident and reconsider proposed coal thermal power projects in Vinh Tan’.

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Motorbikes allowed on Ho Chi Minh City expressway ramp

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Motorbike riders will be allowed to use the emergency lane of a four-kilometer entrance ramp of the Ho Chi Minh City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay Expressway in southern Vietnam this weekend.

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Vietnamese trekker wins North Pole dog sledding trip

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

A 28-year-old Vietnamese adventure seeker, Hoang Le Giang, has successfully surpassed all other qualified candidates in his quest to win a 300-kilometer sled trip to the North Pole next April.

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One more metro line to be built

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago 3 related news

Ho Chi Minh is scheduling to build one more metro line that is expected to cost at US$3 billion, said the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board yesterday.

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Korean businesses pouring capital into HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

Korean businesses pouring capital into HCMC

Many South Korean firms and groups have poured capital into Ho Chi Minh City and pledged to continue investment in the city with advantageous investment environment.

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City needs overall anti-flooding strategy

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

City needs overall anti-flooding strategy

Ho Chi Minh City authority has spent lots of money on anti-flooding efforts yet the city has not been improved flooding points leading to the public concern, that is one of content of the meeting between the Economic and Budgetary Committee under the People’s Council in and the HCMC Anti-Flooding Steering Board on August 17.

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Major rivers of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta become unusually deeper

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Major rivers of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta become unusually deeper

Vietnamese scientists have warned of the unusual increase in the depth of two major rivers in the Mekong Delta, with sand mining and hydropower dams said to be the cause.

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World’s longest plane search to be suspended as MH370 hopes fade

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

World’s longest plane search to be suspended as MH370 hopes fade

Authorities looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said the chances of finding the jet are fading and the hunt will stop once the search area has been completed.

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Vietnamese dubbed ‘son of forest’ runs 150km for environment

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Vietnamese dubbed ‘son of forest’ runs 150km for environment

A Vietnamese university student has completed a 150 kilometer run from Ho Chi Minh City to a national park in the southern province of Dong Nai to raise awareness of deforestation.

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