HCM City plans to turn Cần Giờ District into an ecological urban area as part of efforts to urbanise it and improve the quality of life for locals.
The 10-kilometre Nhiêu Lộc-Thị Nghè Canal running through districts 1, 3, Tân Bình, Phú Nhuận, and Bình Thạnh in HCM City has become a popular place for sightseeing, taking photos and doing exercises.
This year’s flood season in the Mekong Delta is likely to arrive late and if there is insufficient rain in the months to come, drought and saltwater intrusion may plague the region again during the next dry season, experts have warned.
Việt Nam on Thursday asked Malaysia to ensure humane treatment for the Vietnamese fishermen, following reports than one fisherman died at the hands of Malaysian law enforcement on August 16.
After nearly 20 years of restoration, Cần Giờ Mangrove Biosphere Reserve has become the "green lung" of HCM City, contributing to improved air quality and reduced environmental pollution in the city.
The Cần Giờ Sea Encroachment Project, also known as the Cần Giờ Tourism Urban Area Project, is expected to contribute to HCM City's development by creating 25,000 jobs and adding a significant amount of revenue to the city budget.
HCM City plans to stop construction of high-rise apartment buildings in downtown areas and focus instead on building such residential complexes along the first metro route in the eastern part of the city comprising districts 2, 9 and Thủ Đức.
Central Highlands localities need to raise the responsibility among forest owners and management to improve protection and development of the areas.