HCMC focuses on preventing flooding after rains

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC focuses on preventing flooding after rains

Flood control experts could not answers a question on causes of flooding after rains in the city asked by Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin yesterday.

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HCMC resolves sewer gas problem on eruption-torn street

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

HCMC resolves sewer gas problem on eruption-torn street

A sewer gas explosion ripped open a stretch of Hoang Sa Street, beneath the Bui Huu Nghia Bridge in District 1, during a heavy rain on June 16. FILE PHOTO

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US$524 million for HCMC Environmental Hygiene Project

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

US$524 million for HCMC Environmental Hygiene Project

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 7 approved the second phase of the Environmental Hygiene Project at total investment capital of about US$524 million.

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Ho Chi Minh City bag snatcher drowns in canal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City bag snatcher drowns in canal

A bag snatcher drowned after jumping off of a bridge as he attempted to evade police in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday morning.

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Erosion-prevention projects behind schedule as landslides continue in HCM City

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Erosion-prevention projects behind schedule as landslides continue in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents living along banks of rivers and canals in HCM City have been in a state of anxious suspense for many years as landslides often occur after heavy rains or high tides.

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HCM City to reassess public projects

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

“From now until the end of the year, authorities of districts and departments in the city will have to reassess all projects” in accordance with the Law on Public Investment, which will come into force next January, Director of Department of Planning and Investment Thai Van Re was quoted by Saigon Times Daily as saying.

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Ho Chi Minh City sappers collect war-era bomb, shell

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City sappers collect war-era bomb, shell

Sappers on Monday collected a Vietnam War 400 lb bomb and an artillery shell which were found last week in District 9, Ho Chi Minh City.

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Officers injured in tobacco smuggling raid in Vietnam metro

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Officers injured in tobacco smuggling raid in Vietnam metro

Ho Chi Minh City police said two officers were hit by a smugglers' boat during a raid in a local canal early Wednesday following which 50,000 packs of cigarettes were seized.

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Water transport potential untapped

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Water transport potential untapped

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta's great waterway transport potential is being frittered away because of the failure to invest properly in developing it, experts told a seminar in Can Tho on Monday (July 21).

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 22

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 22

Briefs on some of leading news stories published on Tuesday (July 22) in Tuoi Tre newspaper:

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Khanh Hoa tourism revenue rises 37%

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The central province of Khanh Hoa reported tourism revenue of VND2.69 trillion (US$126.5 million) in the first half of the year, an increase of 37 per cent compared to the same period last year. The province attracted 1.65 million visitors, an increase of 22 per cent over the same period last year, and more than 411,200 of them were foreigners, up 32.9 per cent year-on-year.

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Long An intensifies support for Cambodian provinces

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Long An has so far this year provided over 10 billion VND (476,000 USD) in support of its neighbouring Cambodian provinces of Svay Rieng and Prey Veng.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – July 9

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – July 9

Tuoitrenews briefs you on some of the leading news stories that are published today, July 9, in Vietnamese media.

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WB Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit Vietnam

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

WB Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit Vietnam

(VOV) -World Bank (WB) Group President Jim Yong Kim will pay an official visit to Vietnam from July 16-17 to strengthen the strong partnership with the country.

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Vietnam experts suggest unreleased sewer gas blew up HCMC road

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City transportation experts said the explosion that ripped through a downtown road on Monday was likely caused by trapped sewer gas or as they called it a “gas bomb.”

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