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The area surrounding HCMC’s Turtle Lake in District 3 has become a pedestrian mall on the weekends to create more public space in the city.
A public bicycle sharing service will be tried out starting January 20 in six Hanoi districts, with rentals at VND5,000 (20 cents) for 30 minutes.
Thousands of families living in the Hue Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be relocated.
All 79 villas found to be built illegally on public lands in Phu Quoc Island off the southern Kien Giang Province are set to be demolished.
There is no walking culture in major Vietnamese cities like Hanoi or Saigon because there is no safe space for it, according to readers.
Renovations to the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon will last until 2027 instead of 2023 as originally planned, the HCMC culture department said Thursday.
Loudspeakers are set to return to all Hanoi wards and communes by 2025, eight years after they were removed for being noisy and redundant.
The cut-throat competition to get into Vietnam’s high schools has revealed a dark side of urbanization that destroys the very notion of a level playing field.
Hanoi plans to build a 13,000-square-meter performing arts center, capable of hosting around 3,500 seats, near the West Lake.
Eleven days after announcing it, Hanoi has suspended the sale of 600 century-old villas, saying it would review measures to conserve them.
Vietnam will implement a plan to eliminate fossil-fuel vehicles, tighten emission control and add more green spaces to urban areas.
The leader of the Hanoi Party Committee has directed the suspension of the demolition of an old French-style edifice, most of which has been destroyed so far, to serve a project on building a modern commercial complex in Ba Dinh District.
The government has ordered HCMC, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang and Can Tho to work on a motorbike restriction plan after 2030.
Mekong Delta capital Can Tho will open a pedestrian street of one kilometer beside the Hau River, a branch of the Mekong.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have approved a renovation plan for Ben Thanh Market, a tourist attraction in the city.
Many families who call Cho Lon neighborhood “home” are putting their foot down and refusing to move out of apartments that have been attached to their families for decades, despite the government’s relocation plan meant to send them to modern condo buildings.
Travelers who arrive on the Southeast Asian island may be forgiven for thinking they are in Venice, the Amalfi Coast, or Paris – anywhere but Vietnam.
During the Vietnam War, the city of Vinh was almost destroyed by US bombing. Socialists around the world helped rebuild it. Today, Vinh’s architecture stands as a monument to that internationalist solidarity.
Millions of Saigonese have resumed normal life after waterways dissecting their neighborhoods were saved from the grip of pollution.
They should have compulsory singing lessons, shouldn’t they ?
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.