Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 23 issued a directive on urgent measures, including suspension of wildlife import, to tighten the management of wildlife.
Urban heat islands in Ho Chi Minh City and other large cities in Vietnam are causing heat waves with some of the highest recorded temperatures ever in the country, affecting public health.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has asked nine cities and provinces in the country to stop their cooperation with the US’s George Washington International School (GWIS).
VOV.VN - People have been returning in their droves to major cities around the country after visiting their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) and the volume of traffic is causing severe congestions at Build-Transfer-Operate (BOT) toll stations.
Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, talks to Viet Nam News Agency about the city’s achievements in 2017 and plans for 2018.
During the last 10 months, Vietnam continued to see strong interest from developers for large-scale, mixed-use projects with residential components in major cities.
A workshop on developing the methodology for measuring and realising the sustainability of cities in the APEC region took place in Hanoi on May 13 as part of the APEC 2017 Second Senior Officials Meeting (SOM2) and related meetings.
Visitors to Hanoi, Danang, Hoi An, and Ha Long can access free wi-fi to search for travel information.
The role of governance in forming dynamic, open and resilient cities laid at the heart of a discussion held in Hanoi on July 19 by the Construction Ministry’s City Development Agency, the Belgian Embassy and the Asian Development Fund.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is investing more than US$90 million to upgrade its urban areas. Of that amount, $69.9 million is sourced from the World Bank and the remainder from the Vietnamese Government.
Experts said that the Ministry of Transport’s (MoT) idea of collecting annual circulation fees from motorbikes and cars is ineffective and adds another burden on people.
The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO), under the baton of Japanese maestro Tetsuji Honna, is set to tour four major Vietnamese cities from July 7-16.
Hanoi wants to be friends with all cities in the world for peace, friendship, cooperation, development and mutual benefit, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung affirmed while receiving foreign delegations to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Hanoi.
Just after the United States completed its drawdown of combat brigades in Iraq, militants on August 25 launched a wave of bombings across the country, mostly targeting security forces.
Urban planners, city mayors and senior government officials from Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Laos gathered in Ho Chi Minh City on June 7 to attend a workshop entitled “Eco2 Cities: Ecological Cities as Economic Cities”.
The Da Nang City People’s Committee and Lam Dong province have signed an agreement with Vietnam Airlines to re-open an air route connecting Da Nang and Da Lat, a local paper has said.