Từ khóa: #urban planning

Consistent traffic system in Thu Duc City of HCMC

HCMC in need of special mechanism to implement planning effectively

Despite certain positive achievements that Ho Chi Minh City has gained lately in urban planning, it does realize various limits and inadequacies, many of which have led to either suspended planning projects or the inability to meet the society demands. That urges the introduction of special regulations from the Government to help address these matters.

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.
The street leading to the 38-ha resettlement area in Tan Thoi Nhat Ward of District 12 is uncompleted. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC suggested to prioritize socio-economic aspects in urban planning

Seeing that certain land resources in Ho Chi Minh City are underused or abandoned wastefully due mostly to project suspension and legal issues, experts in the field propose that the municipal authorities focus more on methods related to investors and law adjustment.

Moderate, sustainable local airport development required: Experts

Moderate, sustainable local airport development required: Experts

As dozens of localities apply for their own airport in the National Master Plan for Airport Development for the period 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, experts advise against unselective construction that might negatively affect local socio-economy and create national debt.
The new interface of the application ‘HCMC Urban Planning Information’. (Photo: SGGP)

Updated application for urban planning in HCMC activated

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Planning and Architecture has just finished updating the application ‘HCMC Urban Planning Information’ and launched a new application named ‘Planning Management in HCMC’ online as well as in app stores.

The HCMC delegation visits the True Digital Park . (Photo: Sggp)

HCMC seeks to learn from Bangkok’s experience of climate change adaptation

Continuing a working visit to Thailand, the high ranking delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by the permanent deputy secretary of the HCMC Party Committee, Tran Luu Quang met the local government of Bangkok on November 25 to gain experience in flood control and urban planning, the development of waterway tourism and urban night tourism.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Singapore Tao Thi Thanh Huong receives the high-ranking delegation from HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC seeks cooperation with Singapore in planning, human resource training

After wrapping up the working visit to Indonesia on August 24, the high-ranking delegation from HCMC led by Secretary of the city Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on the same day visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore. The Secretary emphasized that the visit to Singapore aims to sign cooperation agreements in urban planning and human resource training.

Int’l planning experts meet to discuss smart-city development. (Photo: VNA)

Smart-city development plans discussed

Around 400 Vietnamese and international architects and master planners discussed smart-city strategies and solutions at the 2018 International Conference of Asian-Pacific Planning Societies which opened on August 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.
HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan (L) at the conference (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC calls on investors to six urban planning projects

HCMC People’s Committee yesterday organized a conference calling on investors to implement six urban planning projects to remove 6,223 canal houses with total capital expected to reach VND19,024 billion (US$838 million).
Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal after being cleaned up (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC efforts to create urban planning breakthroughs

Canal house removal and old apartment block rebuilding are big programs of HCMC which have contributed in changing the city’s look and improving residents’ lives. The municipal authorities have issued transparent policies to lure social resources to attend the programs.
Canal houses in Binh Thanh province. Canal house removal is one of content of the city’s breakthrough program on urban planning and development (Photo: SGGP)

Solutions unclear, unspecific for seven breakthrough programs

HCMC has traveled one third of the way to implement the 10th city Party Committee’s resolution in the term of 2015-2020. Still obtained results have been initial, unconnected and yet to create clear changes with unspecific solutions.