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Hanoi Metro 2020 construction update

Hanoi has two metro lines under construction, and when completed they will be the first urban railways in Vietnam. Both lines were due to be open by now, but there have been years of delays that have kept the lines from opening. It’s been a frustrating wait for Hanoians (and regular visitors like myself) to […]

Quy Nhon 2020 construction update

The city of Quy Nhon is a rising tourism destination of the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. Since my last visit in May 2018 there have been many changes, even for a country which is noted for fast changes. The last time I was here Phu Cat (Quy Nhon Airport) was still a domestic […]

Future Tuy Hoa – Phu Yen

Tuy Hoa is the capital city of Phu Yen province on the south-central coast of Vietnam. Tuy Hoa is roughly half way between Quy Nhon and Nha Trang. While the Phu Yen province isn’t as famous as its coastal neighbours, it has beaches that rival any of those in Binh Dinh and Khanh Hoa provinces. […]

New Phnom Penh Airport

The New Phnom Penh Airport is the planned new airport to serve Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It will replace the current airport for commercial flights, while the old airport will be used for “the head of state, heads of local governments and Cambodian senior leaders, as a military airbase, for domestic flights, private jets and for […]

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map
If Saigon had a subway like Shanghai - an expanded map of the planned Ho Chi Minh City Metro.