Urban administration and development

Urban policy and administration

Bangkok proposes restrictions on vehicle sales

Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra has proposed an initiative to ban new car purchases for people who don’t have a place to park their vehicles, as part of a raft of new measures to combat traffic congestion. Keep reading ...

ASEAN Economic Community and impacts on Hanoi’s socio-economic development

Hanoi Institute of Socio-economic Development and Economic and Urban Newspaper together hold a city-level scientific workshop named “ASEAN Economic Community and impacts on Hanoi’s socio-economic development”.   The workshop aims to evaluate positive impacts and limitations of joining ASEAN economic community towards Hanoi’s economy, culture and society, ...

Displaced families face fresh hardships

A ‘model village’ built by the government offers little improvement in living standards for several hundred families displaced by conflict in Kachin State. Ngwe Pyaw, which means “wealthy village” in Myanmar language, was founded in May 2014 as a pilot resettlement site. But it is wealthy ...

Foreign experts surveying for new Chin State capital

Experts from Germany are taking surveys on the earth quality in Hakha, as plans to relocate the landslide-prone Chin State capital move ahead. While a survey is already being conducted by the government, the Hakha Rescue Committee said it has contracted another, separate assessment by international ...

HCM City speeds up work on special economic zone

The HCM City administration has instructed relevant agencies to finalise plans for the establishment of a special economic zone encompassing districts 7, Binh Chanh, Nha Be, and Can Gio. Keep reading ...

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