Mr. Nguyen Duc Hien, Deputy Head of the Central Economic Committee, said that over the past ten years, urbanization and urban development in Vietnam had seen rapid growth, promoting the country's economic development and achieving many set targets. The space and number of urban areas have increased rapidly from 33.5 percent in 2010 to nearly 39 percent in 2020. Urban areas were evenly distributed, creating a nuclear driving force for the process of socio-economic development. The urban economy is one of the three pillars of the economy, accounting for more than 7 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP). However, urbanization and urban development still show many shortcomings, such as the risk of imbalance in development between urban and rural areas, overloaded infrastructure, and asynchronous connection. Assessing the real estate market recently, Mr. Nguyen Van Sinh, Deputy Minister of Construction, said that the development of the real estate market is not sustainable. … [Read more...] about Urbanization spurs socio-economic development
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On November 12, he was released from hospital after being tested negative for the virus three times. He then returned home for the 14-day self-quarantine. On November 26, he had the test result of being positive again for Covid-19 by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) of Thai Binh Province. He has been moved to Thai Binh General Hospital for the treatment. Local health authorities have identified four people who had come into direct contact with him, his parents, his aunt and a taxi driver who transported him from Nam Dinh to Thai Binh on November 22. … [Read more...] about Discharged man in Thai Binh tests positive for Covid-19 again
The leader affirmed that the Vietnamese N.A. is always in favor of promoting the multifaceted relations with Russia in the spirit of the comprehensive strategic partnership, pledging that Vietnam’s N.A. and Russia’s State Duma will maintain and foster sessions of the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Commission in an effort to turn it into an effective cooperation channel between the countries. … [Read more...] about Vietnam-Russia parliamentary ties enjoy positive progress: Top legislator
Smartphones, electronics and computers topped Vietnam’s exports in value and share in the first six months of the year, according to a recent briefing from Dezan Shira & Associates. Electronics exports to the US were up more than quarter between January and September compared with the same period in 2019. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
The Department of Transport is working to diversify fuels, develop infrastructure for clean and renewable energy and promote the use of vehicles that use clean and environment-friendly fuels such as CNG, LPG and electricity. … [Read more...] about HCM City to improve solutions to climate change response