High tides to flood HCM City this weekend

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 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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City needs overall anti-flooding strategy

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(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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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

Ho Chi Minh City needs a large amount of money to fix its flooding problem since it was designed for two million people but the population has surged to more than 10 million, experts said at a conference on the issue Tuesday.

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HCM City flooded after two-hour rainfall

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

HCM City flooded after two-hour rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City's streets proved incapable of dealing with their first rain on May 16 after a long dry spell.

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HCM City invests to deal with floods

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

HCM City invests to deal with floods

HCM City authorities have approved an anti-flooding plan for the 2016-2021 period including the use of USD400m from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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HCMC urban planning needs citizens’ consensus

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SaiGon GP English 17 month(s) ago

HCMC urban planning needs citizens’ consensus

According to reports by the Department of Construction, Ho Chi Minh City now has over 20,000 houses alongside and on canals, the city plans to clear half of these in the next five years under its urban planning program. However many households have refused to remove and relocate in newly built apartment blocks.

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HCM City looks for private anti-flood capital

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VietnamNet English 22 month(s) ago

HCM City looks for private anti-flood capital

Nguyen Huu Tin, deputy chairman of the HCM City People's Committee, called for raising VND15.9 trillion ($709.8 million) from private investors for anti-flooding works at a working session of the HCM City Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme and other relevant agencies on Monday.

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Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

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VOV News English 25 month(s) ago

Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.

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HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

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Báo Dân Trí English 27 month(s) ago 2 related news

HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

In the past 10 years, Ho Chi Minh City has invested about VND24.3 trillion (more than US$1.14 billion) in flood prevention projects.

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HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

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VOV News English 27 month(s) ago 2 related news

HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

In the past 10 years, Ho Chi Minh City has invested about VND24.3 trillion (more than US$1.14 billion) in flood prevention projects.

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HCM City invests $1.14 billion in flood prevention

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VietnamNet English 27 month(s) ago 2 related news

HCM City invests $1.14 billion in flood prevention

VietNamNet Bridge – In the past 10 years, HCM City has invested about VND24.3 trillion (more than $1.14 billion) in flood prevention projects. However, just 1.2% of the total workload of these plans have been completed so their effectiveness is beyond expectation.

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HCM City aims to mitigate seasonal flood risk

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VietnamPlus English 29 month(s) ago

HCM City aims to mitigate seasonal flood risk

The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City has submitted a funding proposal for a flood risk management project to the World Bank (WB) for the 2015-2017 fiscal year.

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SII proposes to build Tay Saigon wastewater plant

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SaigonTimes English 56 month(s) ago

HCMC – Saigon Infrastructure Real Estate Investment Company (SII) has proposed to construct Tay Saigon wastewater treatment plant for the Tham Luong-Ben Cat-Rach Nuoc Len basin under the build-transfer format.

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City’s key environment project faces sluggish progress

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SaigonTimes English 84 month(s) ago

City’s key environment project faces sluggish progress

HCMC – The first phase of an environmental cleanup and drainage project along Tham Luong, Ben Cat and Nuoc Len canals in HCMC has been moving sluggishly due to slow site clearance and compensation for affected people.

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Private firms may back resettlement

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VietNam News English 90 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCM City authorities have invited the private sector to invest in the city's half-completed resettlement plan for canal-side residents.

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