In Vietnam, rise in dengue fever cases attributed to rapid urbanization

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

With the increasing number of dengue fever patients in Hanoi and other major population centers across Vietnam, experts have pointed out a relationship between the disease and rapid urbanization.

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Kien Giang approves urban development programme until 2025

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

VGP - The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has approved a programme on urban development through 2025, aiming to meet local socio-economic development needs in the context of international integration and to improve local living standards.

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Ho Chi Minh City grapples with congestion amid rapid urbanization

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are seeking various measures to improve traffic infrastructure to keep pace with the mushrooming of high-rises, especially in downtown areas.

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Binh Chanh under pressure of fast population increase

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Binh Chanh is one of five rural districts in HCMC but has been lagging behind the four others due to pressure from fast mechanical population increase and problems in management.

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta struggles with garbage amid lack of treatment plants

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Rubbish has turned into a perennial problem in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta as current waste treatment projects barely meet the rising demand from rapid urbanization.

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Local retailers have big advantages over transnational chains

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

The current generation of Vietnamese are struggling with the most profound demographic transition ever and nowhere is this more evident than in the world of small retailers, speakers at a recent seminar in Hanoi have said.

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HCMC's eastern areas yet to modernize, become overloaded

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

The quick urbanization speed in the eastern part of HCMC has gradually exposed reverses as social and technical infrastructures have run behind the development of new residential areas and population increase, causing severe traffic jam and flooding.

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Several thousands hectares of water reservoir land disappear in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

Construction investment has occurred strongly and spontaneously alongside Saigon River in the low-lying and soft ground southern part of HCMC, resulting in the loss of thousands of hectares of land areas playing the role as water reservoirs for HCMC.

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In Vietnam, unsustainable ‘modernization’ too much for sanitation services

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Báo Thanh Niên English 46 month(s) ago

Urgent actions needed to improve the situation, according to the World Bank

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Grass harvesting a new profession in Ho Chi Minh City suburb

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Grass harvesting a new profession in Ho Chi Minh City suburb

The rapid urbanization of Ho Chi Minh City’s suburban areas has lead to construction taking over the metropolitan area’s vast fields, leaving grass for cattle in high demand and creating job opportunities for poor citizens.

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French entrepreneurs eye HCMC’s transportation projects

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago 5 related news

Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang yesterday received French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier.

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PM suggests Ha Nam accelerate urbanization

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Báo Đầu Tư English 13 month(s) ago

PM suggests Ha Nam accelerate urbanization

On August 6, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc worked with with key leaders of northern Ha Nam province to review the province’s implementation of socio-economic development tasks.

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Weekly roundup: Vehicle boom, urbanization, Formosa scandal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Weekly roundup: Vehicle boom, urbanization, Formosa scandal

Vietnam welcomes South China Sea ruling, reasserts its own claims

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1.2 million Vietnamese move to cities every year: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

1.2 million Vietnamese move to cities every year: report

Urban migration is occurring at a rapid pace in Vietnam, threatening the sustainability of big cities, experts warned at a conference held in Hanoi Tuesday.

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

Tra Vinh, the greenest city in the Mekong Delta, is seeking VND20 billion to protect around 420 old trees that are being threatened by rapid urbanization.

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