Urban administration and development

Urban policy and administration

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 ...

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 ...

Hanoi to conduct zoning to reduce traffic congestion

Hanoi is mulling two different options to restrict the use of motorbikes in the city before the 2030 ban. In the first option, motorbikes will be restricted in 12 urban districts including Hoan Kiem, Hai Ba Trung, Ba Dinh and five rural districts of Gia Lam, ...

PM stresses technological applications in traffic management

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the need to intensify technological applications in managing traffic safety while speaking at a teleconference in Hanoi on July 22. He lauded smart traffic management centres established by cities which exchange data with relevant agencies. At the meeting, the leader asked ...

Vietnam to make land administration transparent with public website

Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha says an online portal would be set up this year to provide urban planning information to the public. He told a National Assembly discussion on land administration and use that it would help prevent arbitrary changes to land planning.The ...

Anh Minh

Delayed urban project leaves thousands miserable on Ho Chi Minh City peninsula

Residents of the Thanh Da peninsula in Ho Chi Minh City have been waiting in the past 26 years for the completion of a development plan that has been negatively impacting their lives and limiting their ownership over local land and houses.Keep reading   ...

Duy Khang

Focus needed on urban management

Việt Nam now has about 800 large urban areas, of which there are more than 100 cities. The high speed of urban development requires well-trained urban management staff. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Inadequate urban planning stresses residents

Irrationalities in urban planning and management have led to an overly dense urban population and an overloaded transport infrastructure in the capital city of Hà Nội, affecting the lives of local residents.Keep reading  ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam lacks green spaces, suburbs expand to fill need

The face of urban areas is expected to see big changes in the future as Vietnamese consumers want more green spaces. Keep reading ...

Thanh Mai

VN needs more green urban development

Only 59 architectural works across the country have been recognised as achieving green standards of domestic and international organisations, including 45 works in the south, 11 in the north and three in the central region.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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