Thu Duc City
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Ngo Viet Nam Son, a respected architect, said Thu Duc City needs methodical planning to avoid becoming just a huge real estate project.
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.
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.
The news about the establishment of Thu Duc City has pushed up land and house prices in the eastern part of HCM City.
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.
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’.
The Ministry of Construction (MOC) said that Hai Phong City has the legal right to form new districts and establish Thuy Nguyen City – Northern Cam River Urban Center.
HCMC Mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong said that municipal authorities are striving for a dual goal – fighting against Covid-19 and developing the digital economy.
HCM City must ensure transparent governance before establishing a “new city within a city” from the proposed merger of three city districts, experts said on Wednesday at a seminar in the city.
The year-end HCM City People’s Council session that opened on December 7 is set to pass a resolution on budget revenues and expenditure and discuss the city’s economic recovery plans for 2021.
After merging districts 2, 9 and Thu Duc to form Thu Duc City, 399 officers in HCM City would become redundant.
Painstakingly preparing for the formation of a new city temporarily named Thu Duc, the HCMC authorities are trying to gather feedback on it from city dwellers.
The "main pillars" of a planned innovative urban area in the eastern part of HCM City are ready to be connected to form a new administrative unit.
The East - Thu Duc City will be the nucleus for Ho Chi Minh City to develop a knowledge-based economy and build a smart city.
The HCMC People’s Council approved the plan to establish Thu Duc City, which will cover nearly 212 square kilometers to the east of HCMC and have a population of over one million people, at its 21st meeting on October 12.
The idea of establishing Thu Duc City has been supported by experts and voters, but they want a special policy and better name for the city suited to the current epoch and future as well.
The HCMC leadership has been determined to develop the eastern innovative city, temporarily named Thu Duc, hoping it will be a city of knowledge and an innovative and creative center.
Thu Duc is expected to be the ‘nucleus’ of HCM City’s implementation of a smart, knowledge-based city, according to Director of HCM City Planning and Architecture Department Nguyen Thanh Nha.