The HCM CITY authority has turned landfills into public parks and recreational sports areas in some districts in the city.
Green urban planning in HCM City’s inner districts should be based on a long-term vision to avoid wastage of land, reduce pollution and improve people’s living standards, a top city leader has said.
The central district of Núi Thành in Quảng Nam Province, in co-operation with SolarBK Holdings, has commenced a pilot project to develop a solar power system for its off-shore fishing fleet to supply ‘green’ energy for use during long trips.
Nguyễn Văn Thiện, who lives in Bình Tân, HCM City’s most populated district, has no choice but to do his daily exercise on the street due to a lack of a large park.
Two years ago, Nguyễn Thị Thư, who lives in Thủ Dầu Một City in Bình Dương Province, used to exercise every day on the streets.
The central city of Đà Nẵng will install a solar power system to provide free charging for mobile phones, wifi and place advertising at public bus stops in a pilot project next month.
At the APEC Summit, the central city of Đà Nẵng has called for investment in nine projects in tourism and entertainment worth an estimated US$500 million. It says it wants the development done as Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Build-Own-Operate (BOO) models.
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Hà Nội’s transport department has proposed to make it compulsory for all taxi transport businesses to use a common taxi operating software from July 1, 2018.