Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on the construction site of an item of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line on February 22 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC leaders promise to solve difficulties for first metro line

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and his deputy Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday inspected the construction site of the first metro line, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, in efforts to solve difficulties for the project to be built on schedule by 2020.

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Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on the construction site of an item of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line on February 22 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC leaders promise to solve difficulties for first metro line

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and his deputy Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday inspected the construction site of the first metro line, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, in efforts to solve difficulties for the project to be built on schedule by 2020.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) and newly-appointed Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam Deborah Paul

City leader welcomes new Canadian ambassador

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received newly-appointed Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam Deborah Paul yesterday afternoon.
HCMC approves design contest of downtown park

HCMC approves design contest of downtown park

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved a design competition for construction planning at a scale of 1:500 for September 23 Park in downtown city.

Three container truck drivers test positive for drugs in District 9, HCMC

Three container truck drivers test positive for drugs in District 9, HCMC

Through examination of 47 truck drivers at Phu Huu port yesterday following deadly truck accidents in the nation, the competent agencies and police officers in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 found three of them tested positive for drugs, Deputy Head of police station in district 9 Lieutenant colonel Phan Thanh Viet said.

Household refuse is treated in the HCMC Urban Environment Company Limited. Photo by Cao Thang

HCMC actively attracts waste treatment businesses

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is coping with intolerable pressure on waste processing due to its large population and manufacturing activities. Therefore, the municipal authorities are applying various methods to attract interested companies in the field of waste treatment to help tackle this thorny problem.

The above ground stretch of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC continues advancing on city budget for 1st metro line

In order to solve difficulties for the first metro line Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has required HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) to fully prepare documents related to total investment capital adjustment according to the Politburo’s conclusion in December last year.

Deputy chairman  of HCMC People's Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen (L) gives workers of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project New Year presents (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to test first metro line in October 2020

Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday required HCMC Urban Railways Management Board (MAUR) to make efforts to finish the first metro line project, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, and launch trial operation at the end of October 2020 at the latest.