Programme stimulates sustainable urban development in HCM City Society

Programme stimulates sustainable urban development in HCM City

Experts, businesspeople, and students from the Netherlands, Vietnam, and other ASEAN member states gathered at the Orange ASEAN Factory (OAF) 2019 programme in Ho Chi Minh City from April 1-19, working on challenges in identifying and preparing for innovative solutions to sustainable urban development.
Vietbuild Hanoi 2019 opens Business

Vietbuild Hanoi 2019 opens

The Vietbuild Exhibition Hanoi 2019 opened on March 27, focusing on construction, construction material, real estate, and interior-external decoration.
Construction ministry to focus on social housing Society

Construction ministry to focus on social housing

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Construction to pay attention to the development of social housing projects and homes for low-income earners while enhancing urban management and creating favourable conditions for construction businesses.
Vietnam, Singapore continue to explore new areas of cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Singapore continue to explore new areas of cooperation

Vietnam and Singapore will mark the 45h anniversary of their diplomatic ties on August 1. On this occasion, Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping granted an interview to Vietnam News Agency about bilateral ties. Followings are the full text of the interview.
EU-funded World Cities project concludes in Vietnam Society

EU-funded World Cities project concludes in Vietnam

The World Cities project, funded by the European Union, has come to an end in Vietnam, leaving opportunities for Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to partner with foreign cities to foster inclusive growth and sustainable development.
Planner suggests ’twin city’ model for HCM City Society

Planner suggests ’twin city’ model for HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City should develop a “twin city” model, which would divide the metropolis into two urban areas, a western and an eastern one, to allow each part to properly develop, said Dr Vo Kim Cuong, former deputy chief architect of HCM City.
Optimal conditions pledged for ADB-funded urban project in Thua Thien-Hue Business

Optimal conditions pledged for ADB-funded urban project in Thua Thien-Hue

Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue Nguyen Van Phuong received a working group from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 3, during which he pledged that the province will create optimal conditions for a ADB-funded resilient and sustainable urban development project.
Many countries consider Vietnam important partner in Southeast Asia Politics

Many countries consider Vietnam important partner in Southeast Asia

Officials of many countries and international organisations have affirmed they consider Vietnam an important partner in Southeast Asia and Asia-the Pacific during bilateral meetings with Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in New York on September 22.
 Hanoi urban areas’ greenery falls short Videos

Hanoi urban areas’ greenery falls short

Only a few stunted saplings have been planted in the new urban areas in Hanoi. While the area of Hanoi has increased by fourfold, the green area has not increased accordingly.