Vietnam plans to have 1,000 cities by 2025

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Vietnam plans to have 1,000 cities by 2025

VietNamNet Bridge - By 2030, Vietnam will have the first megacity: HCM City and by 2025, there will be 1,000 urban areas, according to a special research report from FPT Securities Joint Stock Company (FPTS).

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Chau Doc becomes Grade-II City

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Chau Doc becomes Grade-II City

VGP – The PM has decided to recognize Chau Doc in the southern province of An Giang as the Grade-II City.

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Water quality suffers in HCM City

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Water quality suffers in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – The quality of water supply resources for HCM City has declined due to pollution in the Dong Nai River, experts have warned.

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HCMC concerns about clean water shortage

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HCMC concerns about clean water shortage

Dong Nai River is the main water supply source for Ho Chi Minh City. However, the quick urbanization speed of provinces and cities in the river valley has posed a challenge for the city in ensuring its water resource security, according to Dr. Nguyen Van Nga from the HCMC Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Binh Duong aims for urbanization rate of 85% in 2020

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Binh Duong aims for urbanization rate of 85% in 2020

The government of Binh Duong Province has set a target of increasing the urbanization rate from over 75% to 85% with a population of up to 2.5- 3 million people by 2020.

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Tracking urbanization: How big data can help shape policies to make cities work for the poor

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Tracking urbanization: How big data can help shape policies to make cities work for the poor

Every minute, dozens of people in East Asia move from the countryside to the city.

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Long An Border EZ to become Mekong Delta’s growth pole

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VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a master plan to turn the Long An Border Economic Zone (BEZ) of the southern province of Long An into a pole of economic development in industry, commerce and services of the Mekong Delta region, by 2030.

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VN population reaches 90.4 million, with 7.95 million in HCM City

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VN population reaches 90.4 million, with 7.95 million in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge - As of 0h, 1/4/2014, Vietnam's population reached 90,493,352 people, including 44,618,668 men (49.3%) and 45,874,684 women (50.7%), reported the General Statistics Office yesterday.

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Vietnam’s population hits more than 90.4 million

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam’s population has exceeded the 90 million people mark since April this year, the General Statistics Office announced Wednesday.

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West Lake: green lung or dead basin?

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

West Lake: green lung or dead basin?

VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Tay, or West Lake, once known as the “green lung” of the capital city of Hanoi, is dying slowly due to rapid urbanization.

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WB launches new anti-flooding project in Mekong Delta’s biggest city

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WB launches new anti-flooding project in Mekong Delta’s biggest city

The World Bank (WB) has launched CityStrength Diagnostic, a new methodology the organization developed with the support of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to help the city expand in a more sustainable way.

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Vietnam urban development plan comes under pressure

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam urban development plan comes under pressure

Sustainable urban development today has become a major task that Vietnam is striving, said experts at a recent workshop on sustainable urban planning and development in Hanoi.

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Ba Ria city becomes second-tier city

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VGP – The PM has recently agreed to recognize Ba Ria city of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau as a second-tier city.

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Vietnam – one of most dynamic Asian economies: Italian analyst

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Vietnam – one of most dynamic Asian economies: Italian analyst

Italy’s financial news website Firstonline recently posted a story by analyst Ciro Caliandro giving his valuations on Vietnam’s economy as well as opportunities that Italian businesses can gain from their investments in the country.

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HCMC calls experts for advices on flooding prevention

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HCMC calls experts for advices on flooding prevention

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport on October 31 met with 20 experts for their advices on tackling flooding as per instruction by the city People’s Committee Deputy Chairman Nguyen Huu Tin.

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