HCMC authority tightens control on environmental pollution

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City will strictly monitor environmental pollution discharges.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News -- January 6

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Check out the news you should not miss today, January 6

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Work starts on new bridge in Vo Van Kiet Boulevard

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Saigon Tunnel Management Center hosted a ceremony to begin construction of a new bridge connecting Nguyen Tri Phuong Bridge with Vo Van Kiet Boulevard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 29.

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City looks to improve water transport

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Inland waterways are becoming increasingly vital for economic development and HCM City should consider how to improve the efficiency of its waterway system, an official has said.

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City to launch three electronic-bus routes

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Three electronic-bus routes will soon be put into use in the HCM City centre, Phú Mỹ Hưng urban area and along Nhiêu Lộc – Thị Nghè Canal.

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HCM City pilots electricity-powered bus service

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a project piloting an electricity-powered bus service in the downtown area, using 12-seat electric cars.

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City leaders work with Korean investor on wastewater treatment plant

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Van Khoa and authorized agencies yesterday worked with Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) on a project to build Tan Hoa-Lo Gom wastewater treatment plant.

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City begins 2nd phase of sanitation project

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

HCM City has begun the second phase of an environmental sanitation project at a cost of more than US$524 million, city authorities announced.

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HCMC environmental efforts not bring as expected results

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

HCMC has been focusing efforts to improve environmental quality since 2011 but they have not worked as expected because the quality has quickly reduced, according to associate professor Phung Chi Sy, deputy head of the Tropical Technology and Environmental Protection Institute and the Environmental Technology Center.

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HCMC faces challenges on building “smart city”

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City administration is determined to build the southern Vietnamese metropolis into a smart city; however, authorities are facing challenges such as increased population, overloaded infrastructure, tattered urban spaces and climate changes.

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HCMC seeking Government's permission to call upon investors to remove canal houses

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City has been seeking the Government’s permission to apply a specific mechanism to call upon investors to remove and resettle 20,000 households along and in canals, upgrade and rebuild at least 50 percent of downgraded apartment blocks built before 1975.

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

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SaiGon GP English 4 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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HCM City to tackle flooding at Tan Son Nhat Airport

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City Party Secretary Dinh La Thang has urged HCM City authorities to develop a long-term plan to prevent worsening flooding at the country’s largest airport.

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4 tobacco smugglers caught in killing of market watchdog officer in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

4 tobacco smugglers caught in killing of market watchdog officer in southern Vietnam

Police in Long An have arrested four suspects in the killing of a market management officer on an anti-tobacco smuggling mission in the southern province on Friday.

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HCM City to tighten grip over canal encroachments

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City to tighten grip over canal encroachments

Ho Chi Minh City Vice Chairman Tran Vinh Tuyen said the authorities show an aggressive approach to illegal encroachment of thousands of households along canals to deal with the city’s flooding problem.

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