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.
Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response Society

Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response

The Hanoi Forum 2018 opened on November 9, drawing nearly 500 delegates, made up of former and incumbent state leaders, heads of business groups and international organisations, as well as domestic and foreign scholars and scientists.
ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities Society

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling 223.87 million USD for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.
Da Nang focuses on boosting tourism Travel

Da Nang focuses on boosting tourism

The central city of Da Nang aims to make the tourism sector, especially maritime leisure tourism, an economic spearhead at national and international levels.
HCM City, Rotterdam cooperate in climate change response Environment

HCM City, Rotterdam cooperate in climate change response

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan and Mayor of the Netherlands’ Rotterdam city Ahmed Aboutaleb signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a cooperative programme on climate change from 2015-2018 on March 10.
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Da Nang to build more storm-resistant shelters

As many as 105 disadvantaged households in eights wards and communes in central Da Nang city are to receive assistance to build storm-resistant shelters between 2014 and 2017, a local conference heard on October 11.
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Da Nang joins Resilient Cities

The central city of Da Nang has officially become a member of the 100 Resilient Cities network initiated by US-based Rockefeller Foundation.
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Decrees drive urban development in Vietnam

Cities and towns worldwide are facing major sustainability challenges. Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Thanh Nghi told Kinh te - Do thi (Economics and Cities) newspaper what Vietnam is doing to aid urban systems.