Binh Chanh to become traffic, logistics hub of Mekong Delta region

Binh Chanh to become traffic, logistics hub of Mekong Delta region

The Department of Planning and Architecture of Ho Chi Minh City, on November 21, collaborated with Binh Chanh District to organize a seminar on urban development potential and orientation for construction planning in Binh Chanh District until 2040.
Development of green urban areas

Development of green urban areas

Increasing resilience, rehabilitation and adaptation to climate change for urban areas are a top concern of countries, including Vietnam.
HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Van Nen is delivering his speech in the meeting with the three districts of Phu Nhuan, Binh Thanh, and Go Vap. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to further promote caretaking for poor, vulnerable people: City Party Chief

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen yesterday had a meeting with the Standing Party Committees of the three districts of Phu Nhuan, Binh Thanh, and Go Vap about preparation tasks for the upcoming national election, Covid-19 prevention activities, and focused missions in 2021 of each district.

Land sinking is destroying the ground floor of a block in the Mental Hospital – Le Minh Xuan Branch (in Binh Chanh District). (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC trying its best to cope with ground subsidence

Certain areas in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) at present are facing serious sinking owning to various reasons like geological structure, illogical urbanization, and illogical groundwater extraction, leading to negative effects. To alleviate this situation, the municipal administration needs to carry out practical solutions as soon as possible, with a clear geological simulation scenario.

High-rises along the Saigon River in Binh Thanh District in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

Urbanization spurs socio-economic development

The Central Economic Committee in association with the Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association and HCMC Open University held a seminar on developing a transparent and sustainable housing market, promoting the process of urbanization and urban development in Vietnam to 2030, with a vision to 2045, on November 27.
Real estate supply drops

Real estate supply drops

According to the Department of Construction of Ho Chi Minh City, from the beginning of last year to now, it has verified 42 projects that are eligible to raise capital for future products of 23,046 houses, including 21,821 apartments, 883 houses and 342 villas, worth more than VND56.25 trillion.
Da Nang promotes children rights during urbanization

Da Nang promotes children rights during urbanization

The central city of Da Nang is facing challenges of urbanization including children rights despite its relentless efforts to take care of them; accordingly, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held a consultation seminar yesterday, discussing children-related issues in urban areas to build the national action program for the young.
At the event (Photo: SGGP)

Water and Environment Week back in HCMC

In addition to achievements, Ho Chi Minh City still has limits in water resource protection and environmental hygiene, said at a meeting to celebrate the “National Clean Water and Environment Week” today held by the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee in Binh Chanh District.
At the  sixth session of the 15th Hanoi People’s Council on July 5 (photo: SGGP)

Hanoi attracts FDI of $5.9 billion in first half, first since 1988

It is the first time within 30 years , Hanoi takes the lead in attracting the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of US$5.9 billion in the first half of 2018, said participants at the sixth session of the 15th Hanoi People’s Council on July 5.