High tides will flood some areas of HCMC Photo: SGGP

High tides cause floods in south: NCHMF

Water levels on Mekong and Saigon Rivers are rising quickly due to high tides. The highest water levels reached yesterday 2.61 at Tan Chau Station on Tien River; 2.54m at Chau Doc Station on Hau River and 1.24m at Phu An Station on Saigon River, respectively.
Binh Tay market to be opened on November 15

Binh Tay market to be opened on November 15

The district 6 People’s Committee in HCMC said starting November 1 to 14, the district will officially close temporary market which was built near Binh Tay Market last year and open new Binh Tay market.
Cold front triggers rain in HCMC

Cold front triggers rain in HCMC

Under influence of a cold front and a low pressure trough, HCMC and other provinces in the southern region of Vietnam have been cloudy and rainy, reported National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.

A view of the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

Procedures hinders underfunding metro project from using available funds

HCMC has asked the Government to advance VND1 trillion from the state budget for underfinanced Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project and long waited for approval. Meantime the project itself now has an available capital of the same amount but complicated administrative procedures have prevented it from using the funds.

Mekong residents await highway for easier traveling

Mekong residents await highway for easier traveling

Nearly 2,500 kilometer highway has been built across the country, the Mekong delta has the 40-kilometer HCMC - Trung Luong highway to meet the traveling demand of nearly 30 million people and transport agro-products. Residents in Mekong delta await an expressway connecting the region with Ho Chi Minh City to reduce travel time and contribute to socio-economic growth.