Free solar panel installation for schools in Can Gio

Free solar panel installation for schools in Can Gio

The first solar panel is scheduled to be installed gratis in Primary School Tam Thon Hiep in outlying suburb Can Gio district this month, state-owned power giant Vietnam Electricity (EVN) said.
Delegates post photo at the celebration of Thailand's National Day. (photo:VOH)

National Day of Thailand held in HCMC

The Thai Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City last night celebrated National Day of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Birthday Anniversary of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Father's Day in Thailand (December 5, 1927- 2018). 
HCMC is making efforts to remove all canal houses by 2025 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to remove 10,000 houses on/along canals by 2020

HCMC is making efforts to finalize removal of 10,000 houses on/along canals by 2020 and re-arranged the life of affected residents, according to the city’s urban development plan in the phase of 2018-2020.
Young people from ten countries of ASEAN and Japan join in the journey

SSEAYP arrives in HCMC

The Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) has docked at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City starting December 1 to 5. 
The construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line project (Photo: SGGP)

Transpor Ministry asking ministries’ opinions about metro project

The Ministry of Transport is now asking relevant ministries and agencies’ opinions about the first metro line project of HCMC, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, after the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam warned of construction halt due to late payment to contractors and consultant.

HCMC should review plan to cope with severe flooding

HCMC should reconsider southward urban development: experts

Professor Dr. Nguyen Trong Hoa, former head of HCMC Institute for Development Studies, proposed HCMC to carefully study urban development in the southern part of the city and adjust unreasonable and unfeasible plans to low lying and regularly flooded areas. 
Traffic congestion on a street in HCM City (Source: file photo)

More traffic cameras planned for HCM City

The HCM City Department of Transport has sought permission to rent 100 more cameras to monitor traffic safety, saying there are no cameras on a number of streets and intersections, which poses difficulties for authorities to tackle traffic problems.
8,000 HIV cases reported annually in Vietnam

8,000 HIV cases reported annually in Vietnam

The development of the HIV epidemic is still complicated with discovery of around 8,000 fresh cases annually in Vietnam. Worse, the disease kills 3,000 – 4,000 Vietnamese people a year.

A view of the conference (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC party chief prompts public investment disbursement

HCMC has arranged funds for implementation of projects including those to solve traffic jam and the flooding but disbursement has been too slow, so agencies and districts citiwide should review public investment use for the last three years and propose several solutions on this issue.