Created 07 June 2022
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Poor urban development cause of flooding, congestion in HCM City: experts

Experts have called on HCM City to improve urban planning to mitigate pressing problems like flooding and traffic congestion.

 
Created 07 June 2022
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Soldiers' hard work make Trường Sa Islands a vegetable paradise

Growing vegetables on the Trường Sa (Sparatly) Islands is no easy task. Harsh weather conditions make it difficult to farm, so soldiers living their need will, determination, and plenty of patience.

   
Created 07 June 2022
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Sóc Trăng Province keen on organic farming

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Sóc Trăng has expanded organic farming as it helps reduce production costs and is sustainable, and produce grown using the method has steady demand.

 
Created 06 June 2022
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Reservoirs, 'sponge city' model could mitigate Hanoi flooding: experts

Hanoi could make use of reservoirs and other natural methods to prevent flooding and inundation, similar to what Tokyo or Hong Kong are doing, experts said.

Reservoirs, 'sponge city' model could mitigate Hanoi flooding: experts

   
Created 04 June 2022
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Four outlying HCM City districts to be upgraded into cities

HCM City plans to speed up urbanisation of the four outlying districts of Cần Giờ, Củ Chi, Hóc Môn and Bình Chánh, making them cities by 2030 like it did to the erstwhile Thủ Đức District.

 
Created 30 April 2022
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HCMC to block streets for holiday fireworks

Several downtown roads in HCMC will be closed to traffic Saturday evening for a fireworks display to celebrate the 47th Reunification Day.

A map of downtown HCMC with red indicating blocked roads and blue indicating alternate routes. Photo courtesy of HCMC Department of Transport

   
Created 30 April 2022
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Relocation policy needed for displaced people on Red River

After the Hà Nội authority announced the master plan for the Hồng (Red) River, many people living in the area outside the dyke were pleased because the existing residential area on the riverbank was on a list for reconstruction and improvements.

 
Created 29 April 2022
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Pedestrian streets should focus on quality over quantity

While many people are excited about the opening of pedestrian zones in Hà Nội, others are still sceptical about the effectiveness of such zones, especially when Hà Nội is planning to open several pedestrian streets additionally.

   
Created 22 April 2022
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Anti-erosion embankment suffers repeat deterioration in Mekong Delta

A $4.7-million embankment built along a Mekong branch to prevent erosion has been washed away thrice in the past three years.

Anti-erosion embankment suffers repeat deterioration in Mekong Delta

 
Created 04 April 2022
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Bình Thuận restructures agriculture to good effect

Restructuring agriculture has helped the south – central province of Bình Thuận reduce fallow farmlands, adapt to climate change and improve farmers’ incomes.

   

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