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Ha Long development faces serious subsidence

Hundreds of households in an urban area in Ha Long City in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh are complaining about constant flooding.

Construction ministry gives opinion on transfer of part of multi-billion dollar super-project

The Hanoi Construction Department has sent a dispatch to the Ministry of Construction (MOC), asking for guidance on procedures that parties have to follow to transfer a part of the Ciputra urban area project.

Hanoi expands suburban areas, aims for sustainable development

Urban development in the 1960s and 1970s in Singapore and Seoul could be valuable lessons for Hanoi to map out its sustainable development.

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’.

Hanoi, HCM City pay heavy price for poor planning

Poor urban development planning and the intentional adjustment of development plans to serve certain interest groups will affect development of physical spaces for many generations.

Hanoi: tens of underground smart parking areas still on paper

The lack of parking areas has become a headache for Hanoians. According to the Hanoi Transport Department, tens of parking area projects in the 2003 program are still on paper.

Residents in new apartment buildings have few school choices for children

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of apartment buildings has been increasing in new urban areas, but there are no clinics and schools in some of these areas. 

Journalism museum to open in 2015

 VietNamNet Bridge – The first journalism museum in Viet Nam will open by June 21, 2015 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Viet Nam Revolutionary Journalism.

Urban areas getting dirtier

Transport causes 60-70 percent of the pollution in urban areas and this is one of the most influencing factors to the air quality in the areas.

Exotic gardens amid the capital city

VietNamNet’s Le Anh Dung introduces the fancy gardens in Hanoi, which are located next to luxurious villas or unfinished construction projects.