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