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Binh Phuoc 1 Bridge connecting Thu Duc City and District 12 over the Saigon River was damaged after being hit by a ship traveling under the bridge.

Finding a way to make money from Saigon River

Ho Chi Minh City has the shape of a river city. However, urbanization and arbitrary construction has encroached on and gradually obscured the river.

HCM City needs to use Sai Gon River properly: experts

Sai Gon River is a treasure and it’s time to act to awaken its potential, experts say.

Spring flower fields by Saigon River

Every spring, flower fields on the banks of the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City become more attractive with flowers being in full bloom, attracting many visitors.

HCM City plans public spaces along Saigon River

HCM City has developed a plan to develop new riverside activities and economic services along the Saigon River in the 2020-2045 period.

HCM City approves compensation plan for Thu Thiem residents

HCM City’s administration has approved a policy of compensation and resettlement for households in a 4.3ha area located outside the original boundary of the Thu Thiem new urban area project in the city’s District 2.

Historical relic sites refresh memory about Sai Gon’s liberation

Historical relic sites in Ho Chi Minh City are packed with tourists these days as the spirit of the great victory in 1975 that liberated the south and reunified Vietnam lingers on.

US citizen in distress on Saigon River rescued

Border guards of Ho Chi Minh City on May 2 morning rescued a US citizen in distress on the Saigon River.

HCM City to crack down on Sai Gon River encroachments

The HCM City People’s Committee has instructed the Department of Construction to set up inspection teams to ensure there is no encroachment on the Sai Gon River’s banks.

Ho Chi Minh City to axe encroaching ventures

A number of projects located on the bank of the Saigon River in the second city could face the axe from next month after an inspection by Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee found that they violated building regulations.

People throughout Vietnam start 2020 with joyous celebrations

Both local people and tourists across the country gathered at various city centres to create a wonderful atmosphere to welcome in the New Year.

Inspections of Saigon River encroachment to be conducted

At least 101 projects along the Saigon River in HCMC will be inspected by the competent municipal agencies to determine whether they have encroached on the river.

Saigon River threatened by plastic waste

Saigon River in HCM City is facing serious pollution from plastic waste which has been swept into the river.

Riverside spot offers great food and a view

The Sai Gon River runs through the country's most vibrant and dynamic city. The city is constantly evolving on this side of the river, which embraces the island in the middle. 

Waterway identity in Saigon development

A workshop on the zoning and development of the banks of the Saigon River and inner-city rivers and canals has recently been held in HCMC, promising a turning point in the city’s in-depth cultural development.

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the HCM City Party Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on Tuesday that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.

Foreign experts to be invited to select designs for pedestrian bridge

The HCMC government plans to invite experienced international experts to get involved in the process of selecting designs for a pedestrian bridge linking District 1 and the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2 over the Saigon River.

Many embankment projects still on paper as HCM City battles severe flooding

River erosion and high tide have made great impact on dwellers’ lives and production; accordingly, HCM City authorities have drawn up embankment construction projects to regulate water level and drainage. 


Ports along Sai Gon River to be relocated

 VietNamNet Bridge – All ports along the Sai Gon River will be relocated by the end of the year to reduce pressure on transport in HCM City, 

A true fisher of men on the Sai Gon River

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some people have a job, others have a calling. Nguyen Van Chuc has a calling.