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One of the major projects along Ring Road No.3. (Photo: SGGP)

Land resource along Ring Road 3 should be effectively exploited

Ring Road No.3 has been co-built by Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong Province, and Long An Province. When completed, it will greatly release the traffic burden in inner cities while effectively linking regions in the Southern Key Economic Zone.
The 60-hectare project for a film studio in Quang Ngai City of Quang Ngai Province has been abandoned since 2008. (Photo: SGGP)

Amendment of Land Law needs new approach: experts

SGGP Newspaper yesterday held a discussion about ‘Draft Law on Land (amended): Removing Barriers – Promoting Internal Resources’, attracting the participation of leaders of several state units and central organizations, experts, and citizens currently using agricultural land.

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Urbanization harming socio-cultural values

There are some concerned officials who have now taken strict measures and have also launched active campaigns to maintain the country’s socio-cultural values as urbanization and modern development plans are turning cities such as Ho Chi Minh City into a veritable concrete jungle.
Health Ministry proposes to PM specific policies to cope with difficulties

Health Ministry proposes to PM specific policies to cope with difficulties

Challenges caused by changes in disease patterns, an increasing proportion of old people, globalization, urbanization, and climate change have been potentially containing many negative impacts on people's health. Meanwhile, people's needs and expectations for medical services are higher.
HCMC oriented around model of green and clean EPZs-IZs

HCMC oriented around model of green and clean EPZs-IZs

Because of clear recognition of the shortcomings in export processing zones and industrial zones (EPZs-IZs), the People's Committee in Ho Chi Minh City has assigned the Export Processing zone and Industrial Park Authority (HEPZA) to develop a ‘Project for the development of EPZs and IZs in the southern largest city towards efficiency and innovation for the period of 2021-2025 and a vision to 2030’.

 

Laborers of Tan Tao Industrial Park coming back home after a working day

HCMC facing tough challenges developing export processing, industrial zones

Ho Chi Minh City has been able to attract much investment and offer jobs for millions of laborers during its 30 years trying to establish and develop export processing zones and industrial parks (EPZ-IPs). However, along with the urbanization process, these EPZ-IPs have gradually shown inadequacies in infrastructure planning that need addressing for a more sustainable growth.

Chairpersons of the conference titled “The country’s guidelines and policies of industrialization and modernization to 2030, with a vision to 2045” which is held in HCMC on July 28.

Breakthroughs needed to complete industrialization, modernization policies

The Party Central Committee's Economic Commission coordinated with the HCMC Party Committee and Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) to organize a national scientific conference titled “The country’s guidelines and policies of industrialization and modernization to 2030, with a vision to 2045” in HCMC on July 28.
Mega-deltas creating food baskets severely impacted by climate change

Mega-deltas creating food baskets severely impacted by climate change

A conference to kick off an initiative to protect food systems in Asian mega-deltas to ensure the livelihoods and adaption to climate change was held on the morning of June 28 in Can Tho City, with the attendance of representatives of specialized agencies in Vietnam and Cambodia, international organizations, research institutes, and enterprises.