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Two new cities in the northern and western parts of Hanoi would help reduce overpopulation, transport and social infrastructure needs for the city's innermost districts.

High-rises, not parks, built on land where hospitals, factories once stood in Hanoi

Hanoi’s authorities are prioritizing land in the inner city for greenery development. However, multi-story buildings, not public parks, have been built on the land where factories, hospitals and universities were located.

Many localities reserve the best land plots for real estate projects: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed that land needs to be used in the right way to create value and jobs, and that real estate development must not be the priority.

High ranking official says Le Van Luong road is example of unreasonable planning

Deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Duy Hung said that Le Van Luong road in Hanoi is a typical example of bad planning. Floods and traffic jams often occur on the road.

Hanoi’s ‘green corridor’ still exists on paper only, needs new action plan

Hanoi is reviewing the general development planning designed 10 years ago and adjusting the planning of the city on the two banks of Red River. Where is the green corridor for Hanoi?

Hanoi plans to turn three rural districts into cities, open horse racing track

In the period of 2021-2025, Hanoi plans to study, propose policies and develop a plan to turn the three rural districts of Dong Anh, Soc Son and Me Linh into cities.

HCM City’s master plan to 2040 focuses on climate change adaptation

HCM City’s master plan calls for the city to be developed into the nation’s largest economic hub for tourism, industrial services and high-tech agriculture by 2040, with a focus on climate change adaptation.

Poor urban planning leaves Hanoi streets under water

The stormy season is starting in Hanoi and residents are increasingly concerned about flooding during heavy rain.

Hanoi to spend VND500 billion to inspect old apartments

Hanoi plans to allocate a budget of VND500 billion in 2021-2025 to conduct inspections and assess the quality of all old apartments.

Zoning plan to preserve beauty of central Hanoi

The implementation of zone planning for four historic inner districts of Hanoi will make an important contribution to preserving the historical and architectural values of the capital, and improve the quality of life of the people of the Old Quarter.

Hanoi’s plan to relocate residents cautiously welcomed

Pham Duc Bach, 41, of Alley 74, Hang Khoai Street, Hoan Kiem District, applauded after hearing that his family might benefit from the city administration’s plan to relocate residents in four inner districts of Hanoi from now until 2030.

Vietnam makes progress with urban planning and development

Dao Ngoc Nghiem, vice president of the Vietnam Urban Development and Planning Association, talks about the achievements and shortcomings in urban planning, development and management.

HCM City to build more public parks

HCM City plans to build more public parks with a total coverage of 650ha in the next 10 years, offering at least one square metre of public parks per resident.

Vietnam, Algeria boost ties in industry, urban planning

 Vietnamese Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha had working sessions with Algeria’s minister of industry and mines and minister of housing, urban planning and the city in Algiers on November 27, aiming to enhance bilateral ties.

VN women need greater say in urban planning: experts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese women should be given more say in urban planning and nation-building processes, female experts and businesswomen said at a workshop on Tuesday.

Urban planning in Hanoi, Saigon to be reviewed

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Construction has been assigned by the Government to review urban planning in Hanoi and HCMC to propose solutions for worsening traffic congestion in the country’s two biggest cities,

The founder of Vietnam’s urban planning

 Professor, Doctor of Science, and Architect Nguyen The Ba who has nearly 50 years of working as a teacher, manager and designer in urban planning has been credited with laying a foundation for Vietnam’s urban planning sector.