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Thu Duc city waits for policies to grant it more decision-making power

On December 31, 2020, the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City announced the National Assembly Standing Committee’s resolution on the establishment of Thu Duc City.

Hot air balloons festival celebrates 1st founding anniversary of Thu Duc City

A festival of hot air balloons, yachts and water sports activities celebrating the first anniversary of the founding of Thu Duc City opened at the Saigon River Tunnel in Thu Duc City on January 22-23.

Debut of Smart Operations Center in Thu Duc City

The Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc City introduced the launch of the Intelligent Operation Center (IOC) of Thu Duc City on October 23.

Thu Duc needs to strengthen residents' quality of life: HCMC Party Chief

One of the important missions that the local authorities must make every effort to frequently carry out drastically is strengthening residents' quality of life

HCM City’s master plan to 2040 focuses on climate change adaptation

HCM City’s master plan calls for the city to be developed into the nation’s largest economic hub for tourism, industrial services and high-tech agriculture by 2040, with a focus on climate change adaptation.

HCM City issues instruction to prevent soaring land prices

HCM City authorities have instructed districts to take urgent action to prevent speculators from exploiting the news about urban development planning.

Ho Chi Minh City aims to be a smart, world-class city

HCM City is looking for breakthrough models and solutions to realize the goal of becoming a smart, dynamic, creative, regional- and international class metropolis, the city’s Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong said.

Journey to Thu Duc heritage city

Thu Duc City that is established on the basis of merging three eastern districts of Thu Duc, 2 and 9 has a diversified system of cultural heritages, including archaeological sites, tens of pagodas and temples, and ancient architectures.

HCMC to grant highest level of empowerment to Thu Duc City

While waiting for approval of special mechanisms for the development, the municipal authorities will hand over the highest authority to Thu Duc City to solve its issues and problems promptly

New policy mobilising land for HCMC's development

HCM City is planning to apply new policies to mobilise land along key infrastructure system to quench the thirst for urban development. Despite the new policy potentially creating a clear land fund for the market,

Ho Chi Minh City to plant half a million trees in 2021

This year, Ho Chi Minh City aims to plant 500,000 trees, contributing to the country’s goal of planting 1 billion trees in the 2021 - 2025 period.

Stability sought for Thu Duc City prices

The just-established Thu Duc City is already witnessing skyrocketing property prices, with hikes of around 30 per cent reminding local authorities of the need for special policies to manage the market.

Architect warns Thu Duc City needs thorough planning, from strategy to implementation

Ngo Viet Nam Son, a respected architect, said Thu Duc City needs methodical planning to avoid becoming just a huge real estate project.

Dutch help with flood prevention in Thu Duc City

Vice-Chairman of HCM City People's Committee Le Hoa Binh on Friday met with Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam, Elizabeth Akkerman, to discuss co-operation over sustainable flood prevention planning for Thu Duc City.

What policies are needed for Thu Duc City to 'take off'?

HCM City Mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong said that several things need to be done initially under the ‘working while running’ principle for Thu Duc City, and the most important is a special mechanism that will enable the city to "take off".

Thu Duc City to serve as new growth engine for HCM City

Thu Duc City is expected to make up 30 percent of GRDP of HCM City, or 7 percent of GDP of the entire country, thus serving as the new driving force for HCM City to grow rapidly in a sustainable way.

HCMC studies general plan for Thu Duc City

The HCMC government is studying a general plan for Thu Duc City with an area of more than 21,000 hectares to boost its transit-oriented development, green traffic and flood control.

Land and house prices skyrocket on news about Thu Duc City

The news about the establishment of Thu Duc City has pushed up land and house prices in the eastern part of HCM City.

HCMC to announce establishment of Thu Duc City on Dec 31

The HCMC government will announce a resolution on establishing Thu Duc City and arranging administrative units at district and commune levels of the city on December 31.


Huge capital needed to fully develop HCMC’s Eastern innovative urban area

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Planning and Architecture has just submitted to HCMC People’s Committee a proposal for the project ‘Forming and Developing the Eastern highly interactive, innovative urban area in the period 2020-2025’.