Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network Society

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.
Indonesia to build silicon valley-modeled capital World

Indonesia to build silicon valley-modeled capital

Indonesia’s new capital city will be modelled on Silicon Valley, a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Netherlands boosts cooperation with HCM City Politics

Netherlands boosts cooperation with HCM City

The Netherlands highly appreciates the cooperation potential with the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City and other Vietnamese localities, visiting Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen said at a press conference in the city on April 11.
Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be submerged by 2100: scientists Environment

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be submerged by 2100: scientists

Nearly the entire Mekong Delta region of Vietnam – an area that makes up 50 percent of the national rice output, 65 percent of seafood, and 70 percent of fruit – could sink underwater by the year 2100, scientists from the Netherlands’ Utrecht University have warned.
Smart cities need more infrastructure Society

Smart cities need more infrastructure

Around 100 architects, master planners and officials have discussed the latest smart-city strategies and solutions at the Science Conference of Urban Management in Ho Chi Minh City Reality, Problem and Solutions.