Giant Japanese Machine Begins Drilling Metro Tunnel Under District 1

A huge tunnel boring machine (TBM) will begin carving out a tunnel for the metro line under District 1 today.

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Saigon's Street Signs Are Going Bilingual

In an effort to improve the city’s image in the eyes of tourists, Saigon officials recently unveiled a plan to make local street signs bilingual.

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District 1 Sidewalk-Clearing Campaign Stalls as Leader Ordered to Stand Down

Saigon's sidewalk-clearing campaign has stalled, with the effort's leader claiming that he has been ordered to halt the drive.

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Saigon to Get 800 More Green-Energy Buses by End of Year

Ho Chi Minh City aims to add 800 more green-energy buses to the streets this year, but officials are worried that the plan may fall through.

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Saigon Mulls Constructing 4 'Smart' Parking Lots in the Future

Authorities are mulling over plans for "smart" garages in a bid to alleviate Saigon's congested parking problem.

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Saigon to Build First-Ever Retention Basin in Cu Chi to Curb Flooding

Saigoneers are no strangers to flooding: the city is developing faster than its infrastructure can handle, so most efforts to combat this age-old issue have had limited effectiveness. Will a retention basin change this?

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Saigon May Get Helicopter Ambulances in the Future

The skies above Saigon may receive an addition in the future: ambulance helicopters.

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Saigon Attempts to Solve Airport Congestion With Another Proposed Elevated Highway

Saigon is considering yet another elevated highway to ease traffic gridlock between the city center and the airport.

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[Photos] Saigon Is Going Green With These Smart Trashcans

If you’ve been hanging out on Nguyen Hue Boulevard recently, you probably noticed the presence of Saigon’s new “smart trashcans”.

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Saigon's Metro Construction May Be Delayed Due to Financial Setbacks

Two of Saigon’s largest infrastructure projects – including the high-profile Metro Line 1 and an environmental facility – might be delayed in the near future due to insufficient funds.

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[Video] Police Arrest Member of Gang That Vandalized Local Ice Cream Shop

Local police are making headway in their investigation into the saga of a vandalized ice cream shop.

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