VOV.VN - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on June 30 approved financing for two projects worth a total of US$422 million to help build a climate-resilient city in the Mekong Delta and improve the quality of Vietnam’s three national universities.
A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Luu Quang have paid visits to Thailand and Malaysia to learn experience in development of smart cities and prevention of flooding and traffic jams.
HCM City authorities say they are keen on optimally using artificial intelligence to serve its development needs and have sought experts’ help.
A delegation of National Assembly deputies from Ho Chi Minh City began a working visit to France on September 16.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has had a working session with the Innovation Norway and seven other leading groups and organisations of Norway, seeking cooperation chances with them in urban development and management.
VOV.VN - The International Real Estate Conference (IREC) 2018 and Vietbuild Hanoi 2018 opened at the National Exhibition Construction Centre and Hanoi Museum on September 6.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc advised the northern province of Quang Ninh to give the priority to urban development while meeting provincial leaders on September 1.
Hanoi has been focused on building its electronic government and smart city system, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said.
VOV.VN - The 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Singapore was celebrated on August 1 by the municipal People’s Committee at the HCM City Opera House.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang plans to launch more than 50 projects to lure domestic and foreign investment, heard a meeting held in the province on June 14.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved adjustment tasks for master planning of the northern port city of Hai Phong until 2035 with a vision to 2050.
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes foreign businesses, including those from Ukraine, to engage in the city’s urban building and development, said a municipal official.
The Ministry of Transport has recently confirmed they will remove 10 ports along the Saigon River to areas further on the outskirts, a move which will likely create good opportunities for residential developers.
Ho Chi Minh City is looking for private investors to fund urban development, especially the relocation of 20,000 households living along canals.
Ho Chi Minh City’s authority shared experience in urban and smart city building, economic development, and investment attraction with Laos’s Vientiane at a conference in the Lao capital on January 23.
Members of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) want to explore cooperation opportunities in urban development, infrastructure facility, means of transportation, energy, environment and human resource in Hanoi,
Ho Chi Minh City and military telecom group Viettel signed an agreement on November 17 to develop the southern metropolis into a smart city during 2017-2020.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with France in transport infrastructure and urban development projects, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Hanoi wants to learn experience from Denmark in addressing environmental pollution, traffic jams, and clean water shortages.
A consultation workshop took place in Hanoi on July 20, focusing on a draft action plan on rural-urban development to strengthen food security and quality growth in APEC economies.