Authorities and citizens will profit from the advantages that AI brings to urban and infrastructure development (Photo: Shutterstock) Cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are facing increasing traffic congestion, environmental pollution, and life quality deterioration because urban technical infrastructure is inadequate and urban management capacity cannot catch up with population growth. Nguyen Duc Kien, director of the Solutions and System Integration Centre for Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) However, over the years Vietnam’s government has paid special attention to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, promoting the application of high and digital technologies in all fields to promote sustainable socio-economic development. AI is one of the core technologies of Industry 4.0, having a strong impact on almost all fields of socio-economic life from production and product consumption to social management. Traffic problems, and urban planning of … [Read more...] about AI drives urban management future
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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?
Nation Violators of Thu Thiem urban project to be identified early next year The Saigon Times Daily Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019,09:58 (GMT+7) Violators of Thu Thiem urban project to be identified early next yearThe Saigon Times Daily Deputy Party Secretary of HCMC Tran Luu Quang speaks at a meeting with voters in HCMC on October 15 – PHOTO: TNO HCMC – A list of key individuals found to have committed violations related to the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in HCMC’s District 2 will be drawn up prior to the Lunar New Year, or Tet holiday, in January 2020. Deputy Party Secretary of HCMC Tran Luu Quang revealed the timeline in response to questions from voters in Districts 1, 3 and 4 related to corrective measures being applied to the controversial project, reported the local media. Quang told the voters on October 15 that the municipal People’s Council recently adopted a support policy for 331 households … [Read more...] about Violators of Thu Thiem urban project to be identified early next year
Ba Ria-Vung Tau’s development strategy identifies 5 sectors - industry, seaports, port logistics, tourism, and high-tech agriculture – as particularly important for local growth. In recent years, it has pursued investment selectively, ready to refuse investment projects worth billions of USD if they harm the environment or can’t meet sustainable development criteria. The recent planning of coastal cities has involved environment impact studies, practical socio-economic orientations, industrial planning, regional planning, and land-use planning for each locality. Ba Ria-Vung Tau plans coastal cities towards sustainable development. (Photo for illustration) Mai Trung Hung, Deputy Director of the provincial Construction Department, said Ba Ria-Vung Tau has paid particular attention land use adjacent to the sea. “Many things remain to be reviewed and adjusted. The use of land reserves and beach corridors is still inappropriate, for example. And … [Read more...] about Ba Ria-Vung Tau plans coastal cities towards sustainable development