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The number of urban areas in Vietnam increased from 480 in 1986 to 830 in 2019, reflecting the appearance of 10 urban areas each year.

Hai Phong to build 67 public parks

In the 2021-2022 period, the northern port city of Hai Phong will spend nearly VND2 trillion to build 67 parks, the city’s Permanent Vice Chairman Le Anh Quan said at a press conference on April 2.

How will Hanoi relocate 215,000 people in four inner city districts?

In the near future, the population of Hoan Kiem district will be 100,000, Ba Dinh district 160,000, Dong Da district 255,000, and Hai Ba Trung district 157,000, according to urban planning for the four inner districts released on March 23.

Hanoi vows not to build high-rises in inner city

Hanoi has announced the urban planning of four inner districts: Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Hai Ba Trung and Dong Da. The total area of the districts is 2,709 hectares, with a current population of nearly 900,000 people.

215,000 people, multiple agencies to be moved from Hanoi’s inner area

According to planning for Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Dong Da, Hai Ba Trung districts, the total population in Hoan Kiem district’s old quarter, the area around Hoan Kiem lake and surrounding areas needs to be reduced by over 215,000 people.

HCM City plans to turn five suburban districts into urban districts, cities

HCM City’s suburban districts of Hoc Mon, Binh Chanh and Nha Be will become urban districts or cities prior to 2025, while two other suburban districts of Cu Chi and Can Gio will be turned into urban ones in the 2025-2030 period.

Focus on transport infrastructure development is sound solution for Hanoi's urban planning

Building transport infrastructure is hoped to help Hanoi's outskirts areas develop and create the potential for modern urban development as there is less and less land available in the inner city.

Hanoi to approve Red River subdivision planning in June

It is expected that Hanoi authorities in June will approve and issue the Red River subdivision planning, which will help the capital city become more spacious and modern.

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,

HCM City speeds up projects to improve quality of life for urbanites

HCM City is speeding up urban projects in the suburbs and inter-regional areas, including major roads, in an aim to improve the quality of life for its citizens.

HCM City to revoke long-delayed projects

HCM City authorities are planning to revoke “long-delayed or projects that are no longer feasible” that have affected thousands of home owners who have been asked to move to make way for these projects. 

HCM City announces 10 outstanding events in 2019

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City unveiled the top 10 events of the southern metropolis in 2019 at a recent press conference.

HCM City told to centre development around transport

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a strategic solution that could help HCM City address its current challenges and develop a sustainable transport network, which would help create a smart and liveable city, 

Overloaded infrastructure causes flooding on Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc district authorities say the hot development on the island has put pressure on the water drainage system, causing severe flooding in mid-August.

Large cities lack land fund for greenery, parks

The loopholes in urban development programming are behind the decline of greenery area in large cities, depriving urbanites of the right to a 'green life' .

‘Living within one’s means’ and lessons about urban development

Discussing urban development programming in HCMC, economist Tran Du Lich commented that the ‘living within one’s means’ principle must not be applied to the city’s infrastructure development. If so, residents will pay a heavy price in the future.

HCM City adjusts urban development program in face of climate change

Facing challenges in transport infrastructure and an increase in population, HCM City agencies have adjusted development programming to take into account the impact of climate change.

It’s time to build satellite cities

Nguyen Hong Thuc, director general of the Viet Nam Union of Science and Technology Associations’ Settlement Research Institute, talks to the Tuoi tre newspaper about the need to adjust development strategies ...

HCM City, Seoul to co-operate

 VietNamNet Bridge – The cities of HCM and Seoul on Monday signed an agreement to foster friendship and co-operative relations in multiple sectors.

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