The municipal People’s Committee organised a press conference yesterday morning to take responsibility and apologise to local residents about the situation in the Thủ Thiêm New Urban Area. HCM City organised a press conference to take responsibility “The HCM City People’s Committee sincerely apologises to residents, especially households on an area of about 4.3 hectares outside the planning zone in District 2’s Bình An Ward,” said Võ Văn Hoan, head office and spokesman of the city People’s Committee. “The committee is taking responsibility with the Prime Minister and the Government because it did not follow what was approved,” he added. “The city will seriously implement all conclusions of the Government Inspectorate and deal with complaints about Thủ Thiêm New Urban Area in District 2,” he said. “All will be done in accordance with laws, to ensure people’s rights, and … [Read more...] about HCM City apologises to local residents for shortcomings at Thủ Thiêm project
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Nguyen Ngoc Hoa, deputy director of the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade, talks with Sài Gòn Giải Phóng (Liberated Sài Gòn) newspaper about HCM City’s development plan for the logistics industry to 2025 with a vision to 2030, which has received positive feedback. Hoa addresses a number of issues that still concern experts. The building of overpass and tunnels at the My Thuy intersection has led to easier traffic to and from Cat Lai Port in HCM City. VNA/VNS Photo Vu Tien Luc Can you speak about the role and importance of logistics within the economic structure of HCM City? HCM City has the most important logistics system in the Southern Key Economic Zone as well as nationwide. Thanks to its favourable geographical position, located between the East–West and North–South expressway axes and connected to giant port systems such as Cat Lai and Hiep Phuoc, HCM City has become a crucial import and export gateway in the … [Read more...] about HCM City assesses new logistics development plan
Poor urban development planning and the intentional adjustment of development plans to serve certain interest groups will affect development of physical spaces for many generations. A report from the National Assembly shows that 1,400 development plans have been adjusted one to six times, and the adjustments are made to increase benefits for investors, reduce spaces for public interest, and ignore people’s interests. This is very worrying. HCM City The continuous adjustments of hundreds and thousands of urban development programs cause social damage and loss of trillions of dong to the State. But most importantly, the status of planning projects, or adjustment of planning by "speculation", "going to night" or "collusion", creates negative public opinion. Hanoi is jampacked Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked to urgently address the issues related to urban area programming in the capital city. A report from the National Assembly shows that 1,400 development … [Read more...] about Hanoi, HCM City pay heavy price for poor planning
Those who ignore or collude with each other to shatter urban development planning not only make the lives of urban people increasingly confined and suffocated, but also jam development space for the future. Hanoi and HCM City residents feel this most clearly. In the morning, when leaving home to go to the office and school, and in the afternoon, when returning home, they have to struggle on the road with the flow of people and exhaust from cars and motorbikes. In the summer sun, people are subjected to the scorching heat because of the asphalt effect, concrete houses, and the heat from air conditioners and engines. When it rains, people have to struggle because the roads turn into rivers and streams. Most of the elderly do not have places for relaxation, while children have no place to play. When people feel tired, they need cool spaces to walk and rest in, but it is just a far-away dream. The problem is difficult to settle, so people as well as the next generations will suffer. What … [Read more...] about Who spoils Hanoi’s planning?
An artist’s impression of the passenger terminal of the Long Thanh International Airport project in the southern province of Dong Nai. (Photo: Saigon Times) The Ministry of Transport said in its proposal that major airports, such as Singapore’s Changi, Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi, Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur, South Korea’s Incheon, Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok, France’s Charles de Gaulle and Germany’s Frankfurt, have all adopted a similar investment model with a single investor in charge of the investment, management and operations of the airport. The investors in those projects have developed and operated many essential facilities, such as the runway and passenger terminal, as well as utilities such as water supply and communications tools. They have also worked with other investors to build and run the cargo terminal and offer meals for passengers and plane maintenance services. These airports are State-owned enterprises (SOEs) or joint stock … [Read more...] about Ministry suggests three investment plans for Long Thanh airport project