Several thousands hectares of water reservoir land disappear in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(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 37 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 7 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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HN Capital Region Plan adjusted

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HN Capital Region Plan adjusted

VGP – The PM has issued Decision 768/QD-TTg to adjust the Ha Noi Capital Region Plan to 2030 with a vision towards 2050.

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HCMC to focus on developing northern, northwestern urban areas

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Planning and Architecture said it would propose municipal authorities to more vigorously restart urban area projects in the north and northwest of the city, including Tay Bac Cu Chi urban area in the upcoming time.

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Uber records loss in China, but big profits in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Uber records loss in China, but big profits in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick, said that Uber lost more than $1 billion per year in the Chinese market while participating in the price competition with its rivals. However, in Vietnam, Uber is working very well.

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Ho Chi Minh City sinks by up to 28 mm in 2015

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City sinks by up to 28 mm in 2015

Nearly 7,200 hectares of land in Ho Chi Minh City is sinking rapidly, with experts blaming it on the depletion of groundwater and massive construction.

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India to spend $580 million to develop first 20 'smart cities'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

India’s government will provide 40 billion rupees ($580 million) to upgrade the infrastructure of the first 20 cities selected under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s smart cities program, according to a statement from the Ministry of Urban Development on Saturday.

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HCMC’s agricultural industry sustains growth momentum

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

HCMC’s agricultural industry sustains growth momentum

Industrialization and urbanization has narrowed farming land in Ho Chi Minh City year by year but the city’s agricultural industry has sustained its growth momentum hitting 5.9 percent last year, far higher than the country’s average rate of 2.4 percent.

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Development partners worry about Vietnam’s public debt

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

Development partners worry about Vietnam’s public debt

VietNamNet Bridge - Investors have repeatedly voiced their concern about Vietnam’s public debt which has been increasing rapidly, and about the national default risk, according to Le Xuan Nghia, head of the Business Development Institute (BDI).

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