HCMC to launch two river bus routes next quarters

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Deputy director of the HCMC Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam on February 18th announced that the department is scheduled to launch two inland waterway transport routes or river bus routes in June and September to ease traffic pressure for roads.

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HCMC chairman sets deadline for Thu Thiem site clearance

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong instructed the management board of Thu Thiem new urban area and relevant agencies to complete site clearance this year at a working session with the board on February 16th.

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City party chief asks private investors in water pipes from Dau Tieng reservoir

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Dinh La Thang on February 12th asked authorized agencies to call on private partners in building a pipe system taking water directly from Dau Tieng reservoir to city water plants.

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Contractor commits to complete first BT anti-flooding project by April

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

A contractor’s representative yesterday pledged to complete the first anti-flooding project built under BT (Build-Transfer) form by April 30 this year, 14 months sooner than expectation, to tackle flooding for the center areas of HCMC and districts in the right bank of the Saigon River.

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Several thousands hectares of water reservoir land disappear in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Construction investment has occurred strongly and spontaneously alongside Saigon River in the low-lying and soft ground southern part of HCMC, resulting in the loss of thousands of hectares of land areas playing the role as water reservoirs for HCMC.

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Rescue drill carried out in Saigon River Tunnel

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A rescue exercise was carried out in the Saigon River Tunnel in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday night.

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A day in the control station of the Saigon River Tunnel

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The ‘nerve-center’ of the Saigon River Tunnel, the largest under a river across Southeast Asia, works around the clock to ensure the seamless operation of the passageway and drivers’ perfect safety.

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UK intensifies cooperation with Vietnam after Brexit

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Lord Price from the United Kingdom confirmed that the country wants to continue intensifying cooperation with Vietnam after leaving the EU (Brexit) in a meeting with HCMC People’s Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong in the city on October 18.

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High tide to inundate nine Ho Chi Minh City streets this weekend

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Tidal water is forecast to peak during rush hours in Ho Chi Minh City in the next couple of days, inundating at least nine routes in the city and causing immense challenges to commuters.

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Flood tide level to stay high in next several days

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 4 related news

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, the water level on the Nine Dragon and Saigon River are forecast to rise rapidly starting October 11- 20 because of the influence of flood tide.
Heavy rain and flood tide cause flooding in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ben Thanh- Suoi Tien metro route to open to traffic by 2020

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Management Board Mr. Le Nguyen Minh Quang strongly affirmed that Ben Thanh- Suoi Tien metro route must be put into operation by 2020.
Model of Ben Thanh- Suoi Tien metro route after it is opened to traffic by 2020

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Ho Chi Minh City spends over $940mn on flood, sewage management

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City is set to begin implementing two projects worth over VND21 trillion (US$944.7 million) for flood control and sewage management in the near future.

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Ho Chi Minh City set to build new bridge over Saigon River

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City is poised to construct a new bridge spanning its major river, creating an additional route for commuters who wish to cross the waterway.

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HCMC builds more bridge over Saigon River

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to build one more bridge over Saigon River, reported the HCMC Transport Department yesterday.

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PM urges help for Vietnamese from Cambodia

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

PM urges help for Vietnamese from Cambodia

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for a specific plan to help Vietnamese returning from Cambodia settle down in Vietnam.

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