City focuses on resettlement projects

City focuses on resettlement projects

At a meeting with City People's Council members voters expressed their concerns on organizing large crowds to protest the draft law on special economic zone, compensation and site clearance for urban upgrading  projects, building resettlement areas.
The city has developed a new policy and higher salary levels to attract more experts and scientists to work for the local government. (Photo:

HCM City moves to attract more experts, scientists

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a policy that would help attract experts and scientists, particularly in the fields of IT, biotech, logistics, nanotech, and the support industry, in the 2018-20 period.
Renewable energy development rate in HCMC accounts 0.99 percent

Renewable energy development rate in HCMC accounts 0.99 percent

The Ho Chi Minh City has set a target to develop renewable energy of 1.74 percent of the city’s total renewable energy consumption in the period of 2016 -2020, said the HCMC department of natural resources and environment.
Deputy Chairman Tran Vinh Tuyen (Photo: SGGP)

District gov'ts put down canal encroachment

Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen asked relevant agencies to completely ban canal encroachment narrowing of water flows; subsequently leading to inundation.
South Korea's Export-Import Bank (KEXIM) has expressed interest in providing capital for infrastructure and transport projects in HCM City.

HCMC receives a US$27.2 million grant from NGOs

HCM City received a grant of US$27.2 million funded by foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as of May, 2018, according to a report of the HCM City Union of Friendship Originations at the annual meeting with NGOs in the city on June 7.