Sewers and storm drains don’t stir most people’s deepest passions. But try creating a modern, economically vibrant city without them.
Pham Nhat Vuong became a billionaire selling a Ukrainian instant-noodle business and creating Vietnam’s biggest property developer.
Nam Long Investment Corp., Vietnam’s biggest affordable housing developer, plans to move to building satellite towns, which are taking hold as rising incomes in Southeast Asia feed surging demand for suburban-style living.
"Our constant policy to safeguard our territorial integrity via peaceful measures led us to demand China observe international laws."
- Ho Chi Minh City on Jun 18, 2014