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Ho Chi Minh City adds major developments to urban plans

Saigon will renovate its inner districts, build commercial centers around metro stations, and develop infrastructure in all directions in the next six years. 

Aftermath of land use violations shackles Da Nang

Da Nang’s growth is restrained by difficulties in undoing the land use violations exposed years ago, officials say.

Da Nang to plant trees, become ‘city in a garden’

Da Nang should plant more trees and designate more public spaces to make it ‘a city in a garden,’ a city legislator says.
July 11, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Hanoi luxury development residents up in arms against design changes

The developer of Ciputra Urban Area wants to build more housing units but existing residents have rejected the proposal citing lack of infrastructure.
May 27, 2019 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Da Nang plans to spend $86 mln on becoming smart

Vietnam’s central city says it will spend VND2 trillion ($86 million) on becoming a smart city by 2030.
April 12, 2019 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Nha Trang tragedy a painful reminder of long-standing neglect

Vietnam’s urbanization problems, particularly those affecting poor residents, are typically swept under the rug. When disaster strikes, the buck passing begins.
November 22, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities: UN agencies

Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia's rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, United Nations officials said on Friday.
November 02, 2018 | 09:33 am GMT+7

HCMC seeks to become pedestrian friendly

The HCMC's planning department wants to make the city’s financial and commercial center a lively shopping area.
September 20, 2018 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Weekly roundup: Vietnam's cybersecurity law, SEZ protests, mourning Bourdain, and more

Revisit an eventful week with top stories selected by VnExpress International editors.
June 16, 2018 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Weekly roundup: Vietnam off the beaten path, noisy Chinese, cyber rules, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.
June 02, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Urban drama: Thu Thiem residents fight for their homes after planning map goes missing

The community from Saigon have traveled to Hanoi 12 times in the last four years in search of answers.
May 10, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Weekly roundup: Vietnam's circus stars, resort invasion, missing urban planning map and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.
May 05, 2018 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Eco-dreamin': Living in limbo on Saigon's green peninsula

Plans to transform a peninsula into an ecological urban haven were unveiled way back in 1992, but remain mostly on paper.
December 24, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's 'Big Durian' be fixed?

Jakarta could set as an example of planning failure that countries in Southeast Asia might as well learn from. 
November 24, 2017 | 10:26 am GMT+7

Saigon's 'smart city' plan met with skepticism by locals

'Now all we can see is a city filled with floods and trash. There is no vision for a smart city.'
October 07, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7
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