High quality camera system supervises security and traffic situation 24/7 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC advances towards Smart City

The Smart City project which was approved by Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee at the end of 2017 has helped the city develop fast and sustainably, contributing in solving long lasting problems.


Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (right) and Nagano’s Governor Shuichi Abe (Photo: VNA)

HCMC steps up multifaceted cooperation with Nagano

 Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has expressed his hope that the city and Japan’s Nagano prefecture will have more specific cooperation programmes in the time ahead. 
Construction of the HCM City’s Metro Line No 1 project in Van Thanh Area in Binh Thanh District, HCM City (Photo: VNA)

Adjustments proposed for HCM City’s metro line projects

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has instructed the Management Board of Urban Railway (MAUR) to send the changes to the first two metro lines’ cost estimates to the municipal People’s Council for approval.
An above the ground stretch of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes to adjust total investment of two urban railway projects

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Office on Monday said that the committee had sent a document to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, proposing it to give the city assistance and guidance to adjust the total investment capital of two metro projects namely Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong.
Border army force deters an illegal sand mining case in Can Gio in March 2019 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC determines to eliminate illegal sand mining

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee yesterday organized a conference to approve a project on illegal sand mining prevention and fighting in Can Gio district and adjacent areas between HCMC and southern provinces.

HCMC plans to hire 100 cameras for traffic supervision

HCMC plans to hire 100 cameras for traffic supervision

The Department of Transport petitioned the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee to hire traffic camera system obtaining traffic information for automated traffic inspection and management systems.

HCM City People’s Committee officials look at a model project to be located in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2 (Photo: VNA)

HCM City to auction prime land plots in Thu Thiem new urban area

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong has approved a plan to auction the right to use nine land plots in Thu Thiem new urban area in District 2 with total starting price of 27 trillion VND (1.18 billion USD).
Foreigners are provided with information about buying houses (Photo vietnambiz.vn)

Government urged to boost foreign home-buying

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked relevant departments to tackle problems in granting house ownership certificates to overseas Vietnamese to encourage their investment into the real estate market.