Affordable housing supply fails to meet goal: Official

Affordable housing supply fails to meet goal: Official

The supply of affordable housing for low-income earners in urban areas and industrial park workers has only met around 42 percent of the target, Bui Xuan Dung, Director of the Ministry of Construction’s Housing and Real Estate Market Management Agency, told a recent workshop.
Green building trend severely undervalued in local real estate

Green building trend severely undervalued in local real estate

With the runaway growth of urbanisation and the real estate sector in recent years, renovation and construction of green and energy-efficient buildings has become a key trend in Vietnam, even though the true concept of going green is still vague.
How should Vietnam prepare for a future of aged society in 2035?

How should Vietnam prepare for a future of aged society in 2035?

As Vietnam is forecast to become an aged society by 2035, it is a good time to look at Japan's experiences in elderly care.
Great actions to conserve Hanoi’s heritages amid urbanisation

Great actions to conserve Hanoi’s heritages amid urbanisation

In the face of strong urbanisation, the preservation of unique cultural and architectural heritages in Hanoi is more urgent than ever.
Sustainable urbanisation a vital goal

Sustainable urbanisation a vital goal

Today, more than half of the world lives in cities and urban developments, which is projected to grow to 68 per cent by 2025. In Vietnam alone, the urban population grows at an average rate of nearly 3 per cent per year – the fastest in the Southeast Asia
“Midway” exhibition reflects on Vietnamese urbanisation

“Midway” exhibition reflects on Vietnamese urbanisation

Photographer Duy Phuong held an exhibition titled “Midway,” showing images recording people’s confused feelings during Vietnam’s accelerating urbanisation.