Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) should offer 5G technology citywide in 2022 at the latest so that its telecommunications infrastructure would be equivalent to developed urban areas like New York City, asked Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung in the working session with the HCMC People’s Committee yesterday on information and communications development from 2019 – 2020.
Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen presided over a meeting with relevant agencies on the progress of major projects to ease traffic jam in areas surrounding Tan Son Nhat International Airport on March 15.
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.
Construction businesses are expected to work at the highest intensity after Tet Holiday in pursuit of opening Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, the first metro line project in HCMC, to traffic by 2020, said newly appointed head of HCMC Urban Railway Management Board Bui Xuan Cuong on January 14.
HCM will soon build the country’s first modern press center whose the first phase is scheduled to come into operation in 2018-2020, said deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on December 11.
Planning limitations such as slow implementation and unfeasibility have impacted residents’ rights, therefore HCMC People’s Committee will recalculate implementation method of plans to minimize damage for residents in planning zones, said deputy chairman of the committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on November 27.
Fast urbanization and planning weaknesses have put HCMC in front of many challenges in traffic, environmental hygiene and flooding, said deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday.
HCMC called on investors to 133 projects including 116 projects calling for social investment, 11 national projects and six new others in Thu Thiem new urban area at an investment promotion conference hosted in the city yesterday.