City needs overall anti-flooding strategy

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

City needs overall anti-flooding strategy

Ho Chi Minh City authority has spent lots of money on anti-flooding efforts yet the city has not been improved flooding points leading to the public concern, that is one of content of the meeting between the Economic and Budgetary Committee under the People’s Council in and the HCMC Anti-Flooding Steering Board on August 17.

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Investors interest in urban planning projects in District 8

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Investors interest in urban planning projects in District 8

Many investors have sent documents to the city People’s Committee proposing to invest in urban planning projects including canal house clearance and building of new apartments for dwellers in district 8, said deputy chairman of the committee Le Van Khoa recently.

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Giant hole destroys Ho Chi Minh City's road

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Giant hole destroys Ho Chi Minh City's road

Massive subsidence have reappeared on Ho Chi Minh City’s Truong Sa Street.

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Part of HCMC road sinks, develops cracks

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Part of HCMC road sinks, develops cracks

A portion of a street that runs along Nhieu Loc Canal in Ho Chi Minh City sunk early Thursday.

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Ho Chi Minh City hamlet resembles life in Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City hamlet resembles life in Mekong Delta

In contrast to the bustling city lifestyle of the southern capital, the rustic environment of one hamlet along an outlying canal in Ho Chi Minh City gives visitors the impression of life in the Mekong Delta.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 3

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 3

Check out what is in the news today:

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HCMC needs nearly $16 mln to curb flooding at airport

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are planning a VND360 billion (US$15.92 million) project to upgrade one of the main canals to help prevent Vietnam's biggest airport Tan Son Nhat from being flooded during torrential downpours.

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HCMC cleans out 18 polluted canal networks

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCMC cleans out 18 polluted canal networks

According to the direct of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang about cleaning up the city’s polluted canals, rivers and flows, the HCMC People’s Committee required relevant departments and agencies have to finish dredging 18 polluted water and drainage canals in Hoc Mon district and district 12 by the end of this year.

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HCMC prompts dredging of years-long polluted canals

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCMC prompts dredging of years-long polluted canals

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked related agencies to complete dredging of 18 canals in Hoc Mon and District 12 by the end of this year in accordance with an instruction by Secretary of the city’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang.

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HCMC anti-pollution, canal cleanup efforts

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

HCMC anti-pollution, canal cleanup efforts

HCM City will mobilise all possible resources for spending on anti-pollution measures and urban improvement to raise the quality of life as set out in a recent Party Committee resolution.

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Panama's long-awaited canal expansion opens

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Panama opened the long-delayed expansion of its shipping canal on Sunday with just a dozen of the 70 heads of state invited to see the debut of the third set of locks attending the ceremony.

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HCMC sets up working group to remove canal houses

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

HCMC sets up working group to remove canal houses

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has established a ten member working group led by the committee’s deputy chairman Le Van Khoa to remove houses on and along canals in eight districts.

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Evacuated residents must have shelters

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Evacuated residents must have shelters

HCMC Party Secretary Dinh La Thang presents gifts to a members of a household in a canal in district 8 (Photo: SGGP)
Dinh La Thang, Secretary of the local Party Committee and member of Vietnam's Politburo, and leaders of related agencies yesterday liaised with People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8 over evacuation of residents living along canals in the district.

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Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

The American expat behind a voluntary group dedicated to keeping Hanoi clean has been appraised by the city’s leader after making headlines earlier this week for cleaning a heavily polluted trench.

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Pollution, poisonous gas kill fish in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Pollution, poisonous gas kill fish in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal

A total of 14 tons of fish including tilapia and carp died in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal as of 5 p.m. on May 17 because of organic contamination and poisonous gas released from the first rain of the rainy season this year in Ho Chi Minh City, said director of the Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Phuoc Trung.

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