Ho Chi Minh City may become less livable due to unsolved traffic problems: experts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City may become less livable due to unsolved traffic problems: experts

Traffic congestion is the daily bane of almost all residents in Ho Chi Minh City, where more than six million motorbikes and half a million cars now have to fight for space on the streets.

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HCMC to build bridges linking Thanh Da Island to District 2, Thu Duc

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HCMC to build bridges linking Thanh Da Island to District 2, Thu Duc

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has passed a Department of Transport’s proposal to build two bridges, connecting Binh Quoi-Thanh Da urban area project with District 2 and Thu Duc under BT (Build-Operate) form.

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Living with floodwater in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Living with floodwater in Ho Chi Minh City

A man got an electric shock, falling to the ground and breaking his shoulder bone when floodwater rose this week, inundating a residential area in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City and causing a short circuit.

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HCM City to build irrigation lakes to cope with flooding

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HCM City to build irrigation lakes to cope with flooding

At least 103 irrigation lakes covering a total area of 875 hectares will be dug in and around HCM City to cope with flooding.

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HCM City to build irrigation lakes to cope with flooding

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HCM City to build irrigation lakes to cope with flooding

At least 103 irrigation lakes covering a total area of 875 hectares will be dug in and around HCM City to cope with flooding.

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Ho Chi Minh City to build 3 reservoirs to curb inundation next year

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Ho Chi Minh City to build 3 reservoirs to curb inundation next year

Work on three reservoirs aimed at preventing flooding will kick off in three districts of Ho Chi Minh City next year with a total investment of about VND1.3 trillion (US$57.6 million).

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HCMC proposes Japan ODA loans for metro routes 3a, 3b

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HCMC proposes Japan ODA loans for metro routes 3a, 3b

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked the Government’s permission to get Japanese official development assistance (ODA) loans for construction of underground metro routes 3a and 3b.

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Saigon thunderstorm causes one death, four injuries

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Saigon thunderstorm causes one death, four injuries

A baby was killed and four people were injured during a thunderstorm in HCM City on September 4 afternoon. Motorbikes and a luxury car were damaged by fallen trees.

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Saigon thunderstorm causes one death, four injuries

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Saigon thunderstorm causes one death, four injuries

VietNamNet Bridge – A baby was killed and four people were injured during a thunderstorm in HCM City on September 4 afternoon. Motorbikes and a luxury car were damaged by fallen trees.

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HCM City facing classroom shortage

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

HCM City facing classroom shortage

VietNamNet Bridge – All HCM City districts must ensure that all students can enroll in school this year, Le Hoang Quan, chair of the city's People's Committee, has said.

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Vibrant development in east of HCMC

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Vibrant development in east of HCMC

HCM City's eastern area taking off with a range of new urban areas and apartment projects.

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Ho Chi Minh City to have $5.9mn ‘river bus’ routes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City to have $5.9mn ‘river bus’ routes

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have approved a project to set up two inland waterway transport routes to carry passengers on boats from District 1 to District 6 and Thu Duc District, local media said.

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Move out or shut down, city tells polluters

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Move out or shut down, city tells polluters

Ho Chi Minh City has demanded two highly polluting factories to relocate out of the city as the authorities strived to fix its environmental problems.

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Traffic accidents claim 4,478 lives in six months

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

Traffic accidents claim 4,478 lives in six months

(VOV) - In the first half of this year, 11,179 traffic accidents were reported throughout the country resulting in 4,478 deaths and 10,149 serious injuries.

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HCM City localities collect bike toll ahead of schedule

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City localities collect bike toll ahead of schedule

Some localities in HCM City have begun to collect road maintenance fees from motorbike owners before the designated start date of July 1.

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