Urban administration and development

Vietnam eyes to develop domestically- and globally-connected smart cities

A symposium on the development of domestically- and globally-connected smart cities took place in Hanoi on June 16. The event, which was one of four seminars in the framework of the ongoing Vietnam Sustainable Urban Development Forum 2022, was jointly organised by the Party Central ...

Urbanisation process a driving force for rapid, sustainable socio-economic development

The process of urbanisation is an important driving force for rapid and sustainable socio-economic development in the future, with urban areas slated to form a greater part of the country’s economy in the next few years.On January 24, the Politburo issued Resolution No. 06-NQ/TW on ...

Vietnam builds master plan to cut air pollution

Vietnam will implement a plan to eliminate fossil-fuel vehicles, tighten emission control and add more green spaces to urban areas.Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Wednesday approved the National Strategy for Environmental Protection to 2030 with a vision until 2050, in which the government sets ...

Viet Tuan

Climate resilience scheme for urban areas approved

The Prime Minister has approved a scheme for climate resilience development in urban areas in the next 10 years. The scheme, which begins this year, focuses on responding to climate change and reasonable use of natural resources to upgrade and develop urban areas, as well ...

Smart energy to grow with smart urban development

As smart energy plays an important role in smart urban areas, Vietnam plans to develop smarter, cleaner, greener and more sustainable energy resources for its cities, said experts at a recent summit in Hanoi. According to experts, the urbanisation process of Vietnam is taking place ...

HCM City to turn Can Gio into sustainable eco-urban area

Ho Chi Minh City plans to turn Can Gio District into an ecological urban area as part of efforts to urbanise it and improve the quality of life for locals. The PM has approved the 9.3 billion USD Can Gio Sea Encroachment Project, which is expected to ...

More regulations for developing green cities

Vietnam expects to have more regulations on investment and managing green cities and climate-resilient urban areas as the Ministry of Construct is compiling a draft decree on the issue. According to the Ministry of Construction, Decree 11/2013/ND-CP regulates investments in urban development but does not have any specific ...

Construction industry issues action plan to reduce emissions

The Ministry of Construction has announced a national action plan on green growth in 2020-2030 focusing on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and implementing the Paris Agreement.The ministry will conduct a periodic inventory of greenhouse gas for 2018 and 2020 to produce construction materials, solid waste, construction ...

Hanoi relocates factories to clear land for public space

After factories are relocated to the suburbs or industrial zones, the land plots to be freed should be reserved for public space instead of apartment and shopping center projects, experts and the public said in a survey conducted by PPWG (People’s Participation Working Group), Vi ...

Kim Chi

ASEAN Smart Cities Network convenes third conference

Minister of Construction Phạm Hồng Hà chaired the third conference of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) on Friday, in the form of a video conference.With the theme ‘Smart cities towards community identity and sustainable development for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN’, ANSC’s activities in ...

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