Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong city’s projects Business

Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong city’s projects

Most construction projects in the northern port city of Hải Phòng are running well above their initial cost estimates, with the cost hikes in some cases reaching thousands of billions of VND, according to a recent inspection by the Government Inspectorate.
HCM City has 200 unsafe bridges Society

HCM City has 200 unsafe bridges

HCM City has about 200 bridges in need of repair or replacement, 30 of which will be repaired by 2020, said Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the city’s Department of Transport.
Philippines, China ink cooperation deals World

Philippines, China ink cooperation deals

The Philippines and China inked 14 cooperation agreements on November 15, with leaders of the two nations pledging to strengthen "positive momentum" in bilateral ties.
Hoi An homes left waterless for days Environment

Hoi An homes left waterless for days

Thousands of residents in the ancient city of Hoi An have gone days without running water in their homes due to a saline intrusion, said Nguyen Van Dung, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Tay Ninh builds more bridges in border areas Society

Tay Ninh builds more bridges in border areas

The southwestern province of Tay Ninh on September 12 started the building of five bridges in remote and border districts of Tan Chau, Chau Thanh and Hoa Thanh to support local people. ​
 HCM City seeks to calm land speculation Business

HCM City seeks to calm land speculation

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has instructed relevant authorities to develop software that will allow the public to obtain land-use plans on their mobile phones as a means to avoid the land “fever” that occurs periodically.
 New Mekong bridge cuts travel time Society

New Mekong bridge cuts travel time

The My Loi bridge linking the two southern provinces of Long An and Tien Giang, which opens to traffic on August 29, will reduce the distance to the latter province from HCM City to 25km.