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Former Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Tran Anh Tuan has suggested a model for managing regional linkages comprising a regional connection steering committee and a regional development advisory council.

Tan Son Nhat to be part of airport urban development project

Ho Chi Minh City aims to develop Tan Son Nhat Airport urban area with commercial and service streets associated with transportation.

Hanoi examines, revokes pending projects

Hanoi needs to remove barriers and obstacles preventing growth.

Hanoi should learn lessons from the past in urban planning

Hanoi has announced the master plan for the Red River urban area, with a scale of 1/5000.

Provinces urged to renovate aging apartment buildings

The Ministry of Construction has written to cities and provinces urging them to repair and rebuild aging apartment buildings there as the central Government has rolled out a loan package totaling VND15 trillion for housing investors.

Politburo Resolution: New cities to be built within Hanoi capital

The Politburo has issued a fresh Resolution which will allow Hanoi to explore the possibility of building new cities from its existing districts over the coming years to take full advantage of the capital’s development potential.

Design of Hai Phong’s US$430 million administrative center approved

The northern port city of Hai Phong has approved GMP International GmbH’s designs of the city's political - administrative center and the convention and performance center.

Hanoi needs to apply technology to have worthy urban planning

Hanoi needs to make the best use of the technological capability of institutions and individuals to help draw up urban planning of the highest possible quality.

Hanoi considers establishment of four new cities by 2050

Hanoi's administration is considering the creation of four cities in Dong Anh, Me Linh, Soc Son and Hoa Lac by 2050.

New rules on filling in natural lakes needed

In 2010, Hanoi Party Committee passed a policy on checking and retaining natural lakes to protect the landscapes. But no one has counted the number of existing lakes.

Hanoi needs amended city plan

Some content in the general plan for Hanoi (Plan 1259) has become outdated after 10 years, hindering the city’s development.

Hanoi needs ‘multi-central’ areas

It is difficult for Hanoi to develop a center with the current transport system. Expansion to the suburbs is inevitable. Many major cities in the region do the same.

HCM City seeks to build airport-based urban model in Tan Binh District

The Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City faces challenges finding resources to realise an airport-based urban area, experts said at a recent seminar.

HCM City drafts plan for urban development along first metro line

HCM City authorities are drafting design and construction plans for urban development along the city’s first metro line, aiming to tackle issues such as flooding and congestion and improve the city’s landscapes and residents’ quality of life.

HCMC uses adjusted general planning for citywide development until 2040

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee yesterday formally introduced Decision No.1528/QD-TTg, issued on September 14, 2021 by the Prime Minister, about the task of adjusting the general planning for HCMC until 2040,

HCM City seeks VND17.2trn from state budget for key urban projects

HCM City has sent an urgent request to the Ministry of Planning and Investment for a VND17.2trn (USD753m) state fund allocation during the 2021-2025 period to complete three key projects in the city.

Hanoi plans to build more public and green spaces

Public green spaces have never been more important in Hanoi, a densely populated city facing challenges from rapid urbanisation, climate change and air pollution.

HCM City’s new master plan places quality of life as priority

The newly-adjusted master plan for Ho Chi Minh City must ensure that its residents’ interests are a top priority, Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has said.

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.

Hanoi: eight rural districts to become urban areas by 2030

Hanoi plans to turn the five suburban districts of Hoai Duc, Gia Lam, Dong Anh, Thanh Tri, Dan Phuong into inner districts in the next five years