HCM City plans to inspect the conditions of bridges and ensure safety after a barge hit the Ghenh bridge recently on Dong Nai river, causing it to collapse.
Vietnam House, designed by Vo Trong Nghia – an architect who has achieved renown for his bamboo structures, has opened its doors to visitors at 187 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City.
(VOV) - These timeless photos taken by photographer Lonnie M Long in 1964 provide some fascinating insight into Saigon from another era long gone by.
Liquid Sky Bar, a rooftop pool and sky bar, is now open on level 21 of the five-star Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.
(VOV) -Located on an artificial islet in the east of the city, the Diamond Island Community Hall designed by talented architect Vo Trong Nghia, comprises eight bamboo domes to provide flexible spaces for local residents.
A technophile tries to create mirror-like reflections of the city in puddles of rainwater.
The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.
Many real estate projects have resumed and capital flow to the market has soared. Analysts have warned that the real estate bubble is returning.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transportation has submitted to the municipal People’s Committee a project to build two river bus routes under the BOO (build-own-operate) model.
Over recent years, the affluent and better-off in Ho Chi Minh City have taken on a new, exorbitant indulgence of owning jet skis, recreational boats and yachts, which may cost a whopping US$4 million apiece.
(VOV) -Vingroup has announced that on May 16 it will officially launch the – Landmark 81 – an 81floor luxury 350 metre high rise complex located on the banks of the Saigon River in the heart of HCM City.
(VOV) - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the World Bank (WB) on March 12 signed agreements for a total of US$450 million in loans and credits to help Chi Minh City improve environment and sanitation.
(VOV) - Vingroup officially began construction of the tallest building in Vietnam up to now, The Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City on December 13.
Ho Chi Minh City has sought the Government's green light to advance construction of the Thu Thiem Bridge No 2 over the Saigon River by three years.
(VOV) -The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City is seeking final approval to develop what would be the largest square and riverside park in Vietnam, spanning an area of 30ha with an estimated cost of VND1.97 trillion (nearly US$93 million).
(VOV) -Nearly 100 passengers, many of them foreigners, managed to escape a burning high-speed boat on the Saigon River on January 20.
(VOV) - The Ho Chi Minh City municipal People’s Committee has planned a host of activities for citizens and visitors to ring in the new year of 2013.
(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport plans to start construction of four main roads at Thu Thiem new urban area in District 2, the city’s new financial centre, in June 2013.
State President Nguyen Minh Triet, accompanied by HCM City authorities, visited the construction site of the East-West Highway and tunnel running through the Saigon river on February 24.