Update news urbanisation

Vietnam’s urbanisation rate would be at least 45% by 2025 and over 50% by 2030 under an action programme adopted by the Government.

Urbanisation: creating harmony between the living and the dead

Due to the expansion of the capital city and urbanisation of once-rural areas, many Hanoians find themselves living in close proximity to cemeteries.

Great actions to conserve Hanoi’s heritages amid urbanisation

In the face of strong urbanisation, the preservation of unique cultural and architectural heritages in Hanoi is more urgent than ever.

Urbanisation poses challenges to VN’s sustainable development

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam had been immersed in a golden period of urbanisation with a growing number of city development projects. This period was predicted to continue after 2050 but could prove challenging, 

Vietnam commits to green growth

 VietNamNet Bridge – Urbanisation in Viet Nam reached 15 per cent growth – a double increase over past two decades, making a 75 per share of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, but it needs a big change in earning ‘green growth’

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Vietnam rapidly urbanising: World Bank

 Vietnam is rapidly urbanising, both spatially and demographically; despite a large amount of urban expansion, its cities are becoming denser, said a report released by the World Bank (WB) on January 26.

VN cities fail to follow urban development plans

 VietNamNet Bridge – While Viet Nam is reported to be in a process of rapid urbanisation, many experts have expressed concern that urban development in Viet Nam is not following earlier plans.