Ho Chi Minh City is now allowed to deploy electric public buses on trial basis, the government office said.
After a failed attempt last year, Ho Chi Minh City is once again seeking to run minibuses and so create greater public transport access.
Hanoi has done better than Ho Chi Minh City in a quality of life index with the northern city ranked safer than its southern sister, a report states.
South Korea has agreed to fund with $13 million efforts made by Hue to turn itself into a smart cultural and tourism city.
After more than a month’s trial, a pedestrian zone near the statue of King Quang Trung in Saigon’s District 10 officially entered operation Tuesday night.
A HCMC street in District 1 might go pedestrian next year while Hanoi’s own walking streets will be expanded from Friday night.
By 2025, Vietnam will start charging households for garbage based on the amount of trash they throw away.
Hong Kong-based investment adviser Asia Bankers Club is marketing a residential project to investors in the northern Vietnamese city. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City remain the preferred locations for foreign investors, say analysts
Hanoi needs VND90 trillion ($3.88 billion) to develop 7.2 million square meters of social housing in the next five years amid a shortage of low-cost residential real estate.
With the road leading to Hanoi’s largest waste treatment plant blocked by protestors demanding compensation and resettlement, garbage is piling up around the city.
The Asean Smart Cities Network High-Level Forum 2020 kicked off in Hanoi with the aim of promoting the sharing of initiatives, experiences and co-operation between Vietnamese cities and their urban counterparts throughout the region.
Fifty one coaches meant for HCMC’s first metro line have been shipped from Japan and are expected to arrive in the city next Thursday.
The municipal Transport Department has proposed a new bike sharing scheme for downtown HCMC with 43 stations and 400 bikes to encourage public transportation.
Ho Chi Minh City is considering a proposal to turn five downtown streets into walking zones to better accommodate residents and tourists.
The investor of a downtown skyscraper that has allegedly damaged the century-old HCMC Fine Arts Museum submitted repair plans to city authorities Friday.
Foreigners own around 16,000 apartments in Vietnam, or 2 percent of the total housing supply, and this has not affected local people’s opportunity to buy houses, a report says.
HCMC seeks to invest VND393 trillion ($16.93 billion) over the next decade in a master plan to improve access to public transport and limit the use of private vehicles.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are set to begin charging automobile drivers an amount of money for entering downtown areas next year.
A 20th-century building in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, believed to be the last remnant of Saigon’s early railway system, has found itself at the heart of an ongoing debate about how the city should preserve its past.
The prime minister’s support for the ‘Vietnam’s Silicon Valley’ initiative has prompted HCMC to push ahead with a plan to merge three districts into one administrative unit.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a shadow over the global economy, the HCM City office space market has not been badly affected this year, according to property consultancy companies.