HCMC asks for Government permission to implement 36 anti-flooding projects

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The HCMC People’s Committee has proposed the Ministry of Planning and Investment to submit the investment policy of 36 anti-flooding projects in the city to the Prime Minister with the total funds of VND9,936 billion (US$439 million).

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HCMC asks for help from Japan’s wastewater treatment technology

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Dinh La Thang yesterday afternoon hoped that the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) would help treat wastewater by introducing businesses or transferring technologies in the field to HCMC.

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Central power plants eye urgent repairs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Four power plants in the central provinces of Nghệ An, Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên-Huế have been asked to undertake urgent repairs before the flooding season arrives.

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Heavy rain causes traffic congestion

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

A heavy rain pouring down Thu Duc district of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday, caused serious flooding and traffic jam during several hours in some roads as To Ngoc Van, Dang Van Bi and Vo Van Ngan.

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Ho Chi Minh City under water following ‘unprecedented’ unseasonal rain

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A prolonged and heavy rain, considered “unprecedented” by a weather pundit, swept through Ho Chi Minh City in the middle of the dry season, resulting in severe flooding in many locations on the weekend.

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Smart city project: HCMC’s high determination, low infrastructure

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

HCMC has set high determination to develop into a smart city which does need a complete infrastructure system. Despite strong development in recent years, the city’s infrastructures are weak and short of connectivity.

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WB-sponsored hydropower plant in Thanh Hoa generates electricity

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

VGP – The second turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa began generating electricity for the national grid on March 21, more than one month after its first turbine was launched.

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WB-sponsored hydropower plant in Thanh Hoa generates electricity

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The second turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa began generating electricity for the national grid on March 21, more than one month after its first turbine was launched.

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Japanese experts help Can Tho improve climate change adaptability

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Experts from the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Japan met at a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 17 to discuss the application of emission-reducing technology in urban economic development and enhancement of climate change adaptability.

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Drunken men flood vast area after reservoir break-in in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Three drunken men have broken into a reservoir in the south-central province of Phu Yen and opened the valve to release water into the nearby sugarcane crops, flooding the entire area, police said Friday.

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Widespread flooding hits Indonesian capital

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Jakarta was hit by widespread flooding on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated, cars stranded and people forced to wade through murky brown water.

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HCMC authorities asks Binh Chanh District to deal with traffic accidents, pollution

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Le Thanh Liem ordered Binh Chanh District to have ways to cut traffic accidents, environment pollution and flooding in 2017.

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High tides to flood HCM City this weekend

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The Southern Regional Hydro-Meteorological Centre has forecasted that HCM City may be flooded because of high tides on February 12 and 13.

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

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(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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Out of season rain drenches HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

An out of season heavy rain pelted HCMC late afternoon yesterday flooding a slew of streets in many districts including Districts 6, 7, Tan Phu, Binh Tan and others.

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