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Smart city development in VN faces challenges

Building smart cities in VN faces many challenges, although technology businesses have tried their best to accompany localities in orientation, planning and building, heard attendees at the VN-Asia Smart City Summit 2023.According to Trương Gia Bình, Chairman of VINASA’s Founding Council, the biggest challenge for ...

Hanoi to host Asia Smart City Summit 2023

The Asia Smart City Summit 2023 is scheduled to be held in Hanoi from November 29-30, by the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications in collaboration with the Vietnam Software & IT Services Association.The event is aimed at promoting the creation and growth of sustainable ...

Solutions for sustainable urban cooling in Vietnam discussed

A workshop themed “Solutions for sustainable urban cooling in Vietnam” took place in Hanoi on May 17.Jointly organised by the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Global Green Growth Institute ...

Workshop seeks ways to enhance urban climate resilience in Vietnam

Participants at a national workshop in Hanoi on March 7 sought ways to help raise the climate resilience of Vietnam’s urban centers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and protect the environment.Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Tuong Van stressed the significance of the Politburo’s Resolution No. 06-NQ/TW ...

Efforts exerted to increase climate change adaptability of Mekong Delta urban systems

Localities in the Mekong Delta region are working hard to increase their urban areas’ adaptability to climate change, and boost urban development to green and sustainable direction.It is forecasted that by the end of the 21st century, the sea level will rise by 0.5 – ...

Efforts exerted to increase climate change adaptability of Mekong Delta urban systems

Localities in the Mekong Delta region are working hard to increase their urban areas’ adaptability to climate change, and boost urban development to green and sustainable direction.Climate change is posing a great challenge to the Mekong Delta region, especially erosion, landslides, flooding, and pollution. Vice Director ...

Vietnam Sustainable Urban Development Forum 2022 to take place this week

The Vietnam Sustainable Urban Development Forum 2022 will be jointly organised by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, the Ministry of Construction and relevant agencies in Hanoi from June 16- 17, according to the commission. The forum is part of activities to realise Resolution No. ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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