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HCM City urges speedy ODA disbursement for first metro line

The HCM City People's Committee has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Ministry of Finance to disburse Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) capital from the central budget this year

Opening of first metro line in HCM City delayed to 2022

The opening of the first metro line in HCM City, which runs between Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, will be delayed until 2022, city authorities have said.

Recent fallen-off rubber cushion of metro line No.1 replaced

All the rubber cushions under the contract package will be reviewed in terms of quality and technical standards to ensure the safety for the project.

HCMC’s second metro line project on verge of capital shortage

An agreement to borrow VND12 trillion (US$518.7 million) from the German development bank KfW for HCMC’s second metro line project will expire on December 30 but the city has yet to sign another contract with the consulting firm of the project, 

Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line to start trial run in June

HCM City’s Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line 1 aims to start trial operations in June in order to meet the official start of services in 2021. 

Hanoi approves plan to implement two urban metro lines

The municipal Party Committee of Hanoi has approved a plan to build two new metro lines.

HCMC: Residents affected by metro line to be compensated by June

District authorities in HCM City will speed up site clearance compensation and resettlement for households affected by construction of the city's Metro Line No 2 project by June.


HCM City’s metro project costs cut by US$146.5 million

HCMC has cut unnecessary costs to lower the investment capital for its first metro line by VND3.4 trillion (US$146.5 million) to VND43.6 trillion.


HCM City to give compensation for damage from metro line

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dozens of houses in HCM City’s districts 2 and Binh Thanh have developed wide cracks on walls and seen their foundations sink allegedly due to the construction of metro line No 1.

Japanese firm eyes metro line centre

VietNamNet Bridge - A Japanese firm is exploring opportunities to develop a commercial centre in the underground portion of HCM City's metro Line No 1 near Ben Thanh Market. 

Hanoi: Not smooth pilot metro line

VietNamNet Bridge – In addition to remarkable cost over-runs, construction on Hanoi’s pilot metro line from Nhon to Hanoi train station also risks dropping behind schedule.