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Social implications of redevelopment in Ho Chi Minh City

Social implications of redevelopment in Ho Chi Minh City

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Published by Centre for Human Settlements, University of British Columbia in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City.,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City.,
  • Urban renewal -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City.,
  • Urban renewal -- Social aspects -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City.,
  • Urban renewal -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City.,
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNguyen Quang Vinh ... [et al.].
    SeriesAURN WP -- #22, Working paper (Asian Urban Research Network) -- no. 22
    ContributionsNguyen, Quang Vinh., Asian Urban Research Network., University of British Columbia. Centre for Human Settlements.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.V52 H677 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20356692M

      Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, was renamed Ho Chi Minh City after it fell to the communists in Citation Information. Article Title. Vietnam declares its .   Legend of the Ho Chi Minh trail, LaosGPSmap Senior General Van Tien Dung (North Vietnamese Army) described the end state of the trail, after the final victory as such: The strategic route east of the Truong Song [Chaine Annamitique] Range, which was completed in early , was the result of the labor of more t troops and shock.

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam We will cover in this paper a number of issues regarding “forecast of cultural and social challenges and opportunities in the urbanization of Ho Chi Minh City”. 1- From current situation and status, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is expected to become a multi-center mega-urban city. local economy, to the development of urban infrastructures and the provision of social services for its residents, migrant or registered. Nowhere are these challenges more pressing than in Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s largest city and its commercial capital.

    This paper studies the quality of life (QOL) that residents perceive in typical urban patterns in Ho Chi Minh City. Its major focus is to examine the improvement in the QOL through public intervention into the urban development process. There are four findings. First, moderate government intervention to correct market failures in areas where spontaneous urban .   Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City. By Annette M. Kim. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, pp. Sidewalks bustling with action are a defining feature of many Southeast Asian cities, including Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)--Vietnam's largest urban centre and the primary focus of Sidewalk City.


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Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City by Annette Miae Kim This just-published work flips our usual understanding of public space — large communal swaths of green in the middle of a cityscape — and focuses on its most humble incarnation: the sidewalk.

Sidewalk design isn’t going to win any prizes. In Saigon’s Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City, Erik Harms finely illustrates the effects of rapid urban growth on the lives of those who live on the fringe of Hồ Chí Minh ’ ethnography is a significant contribution to the fields of anthropology, urban studies, and Vietnamese studies.

His sharp focus on daily life at the urban edge illuminates the pressing. This book analyses and compares the development paths of five major cities in East and Southeast Asia since the early s, including Ho Chi Minh City Author: Du Huynh.

Luxury and Rubble is the tale of two cities in Ho Chi Minh City. It is the story of two planned, mixed-use residential and commercial developments that are changing the face of Vietnam’s largest city. Since the early s, such developments have been steadily reorganizing urban landscapes across the country.4/5(1).

Shop in Ben Thanh Market In the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, is the famous Ben Thanh Market where you can buy anything from fresh produce to souvenirs like conical hats, bamboo goods, woven textiles, keychains, and local coffees. There are also aisles of food stalls where you can get a bite of authentic Vietnamese cuisines with wonderful flavors that’ll make your palate sing.

Ho Chi Minh City Students spend six weeks in Ho Chi Minh City, the program's base, while studying at the University of Economics, the program's in-country host institution. Students enjoy thought-provoking lectures and discussions on Vietnam's economic development and social transformation, learning from esteemed lecturers and guest speakers.

Highlights Urban expansion of Ho Chi Minh City is the largest driver of future flood risk. Vulnerability assessments often ignore the non-climatic drivers of future risk. Analysing spatial planning aids the coordination of urban adaptation responses. Need to combine climate change scenarios with urban land use scenarios.

Knowing the planned urban extent of land. Reviews "Erik Harms’s Luxury and Rubble is a work of fine-grained thick description that patiently walks readers through the rapid economic, cultural, and socio-spatial shifts that remade Ho Chi Minh City superb, even-handed."—Cross-Currents"Harms’s book offers a remarkably insightful and well-rounded ethnography of emergent urban aspirations, discontents, and.

The signs of Vietnam’s economic development are visible on the skyline of Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it is still referred to by most who live here.

The almost completed Vietcombank tower. Transformative Adaptation and Social Justice in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam Huynh Thi Phuong Linh and Nguyen Hong Quan 2 Vap, Tan Binh and Phu Nhuan) and six largely rural “outer” districts (Cu Chi, Hoc Mon, Thu Duc, Binh Chanh, Nha Be, and Can Gio).

The current official population of the city is people.1 Figure 1. HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — When Nguyen Viet moved back to Vietnam from Britain inhe was hired to write design guidelines for a redevelopment project in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh city nightlife is the best part, every club in this city has its own unique feature, situated at every corner, which invites you to come and relax, chit chat and make new friends.

Saigon is a must visit for every party animal and drink lover. The character of an entrepreneurial city is embodied in the efforts by state agencies like the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) during the remake of Boat Quay.

Public-Private Partnership Participation of the citizens played as a significant element in URA’s version of the redevelopment of Boat Quay in. The downtown section of Ho Chi Minh City is still known as Saigon, and it is here the economic changes sweeping Vietnam and their social implications are most evident.

The level of activity and energy of this city will amaze you, and make it clear that this country does not intend to. The strike at the Pou Yuen Vietnam footwear factory at the Tan Tao Industrial Park outside of Ho Chi Minh City began on Ma when as many as 90, employees protested the new law, which.

Discover War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand. Through this analysis, the authors point out social justice implications of adaptation policies and hope to identify how Ho Chi Minh City can move towards more.

The Ho Chi Minh City Auction of Land Use Rights Council organized the first auction of land No. Bis Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1 in At that time, the HCMC People's Committee approved the starting price for this m 2 parcel of land at US$ 32 million (53 billion VND). A private, domestic company won the bidding.

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh), also commonly referred to as Saigon, is the largest city of ing to the census, Ho Chi Minh City has a population of over million within city proper and over 21 million within the metropolitan area.

Located in southeastern Vietnam, the city surrounds the Saigon River and covers about 2, square. Hồ Chí Minh City is located in the south-eastern region of Vietnam, 1, km south of Hanoi (Ho Chi Minh City, ).

As Vietnam’s largest city, it is divided into twenty-four districts. So far, though, the motorbike is king of the road, with some 3 million in Ho Chi Minh City. Last year, Vietnam had onlyregistered vehicles among its 83 million people, the state media said.Professor Harms is a social-cultural anthropologist specializing in Southeast Asia and Vietnam.

His ethnographic research in Vietnam has focused on the social and cultural effects of rapid urbanization on the fringes of Saigon—Ho Chi Minh City.

His book, Saigon’s Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City (University of Minnesota Press, Betty Friedan's book that launched a revolution against the suburban "cult of domesticity" that reigned in the s. Controversial jurist who led the Supreme Court into previously off-limits social and racial issues.

Anti-communist leader who set up a Pro-American govt to block Ho Chi Minh's expected takeover of all Vietnam.