The pumping machine system in Nguyen Huu Canh street (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC approves hire of pumping machines to cope with street flooding

Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has approved the hire of giant pumping machines to cope with flooding at Nguyen Huu Canh street, District 1 in accordance with conclusions by the standing board of the city’s Party Committee and People’s Committee.

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City leaders led by Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang visits Associate Professor Dr. Huynh Van Hoang. (Photo: Sggp)

HCMC leaders send greetings to teachers on Vietnam Teacher’s Day

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City leaders led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang on November 14 visited Associate Professor Dr. Huynh Van Hoang, former Principal of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology on the occasion of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20).
Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee talks to Thu Thiem residents (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC authorities solving Thu Thiem problem on basis of residents’ benefit

HCMC authorities has clearly determined its responsibility for settling Thu Thiem planning problem on the basis of residents’ legitimate benefit. Violating organizations and individuals must be strictly handled, said chairman of the city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on November 14.

Vietnam team well prepared for WRO 2018

Vietnam team well prepared for WRO 2018

16 teams who will represent Vietnam in the World Robot Olympiad 2018 (WRO 2018) have joined in the farewell ceremony held in Hong Bang Junior-High in District 5 of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).

American jazz musician to perform in city

American jazz musician to perform in city

American alto saxophonist and composer, David Binney will give performance at the Soul Live Project Complex in HCMC’s district 3 on November 17.
The application ‘Planning Information on HCMC’ is a typical example of building a common database of the city. Photo by Gia Quang

Open-sourced data considerably benefit Vietnam

Open-sourced data is increasingly considered a flexible resource which greatly benefits businesses, consumers, as well as the national economy in general. Therefore, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is now running the project to build a common database for public use.

A corner of District 2, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes to hand over 4,000 sq meters of land to business

HCMC People’s Committee has sent its dispatch to the Prime Minister to seek approval for the policy of handing over a 4,000 sq meter land pierce in An Phu ward, District 2 to Nova Lexington Real Estate Company instead of auctioning of land use rights of the property as per the Land Law. 

Many construction projects have encroached the Saigon River (Photo: SGGP)

Tens of construction projects encroach Saigon River

The Saigon River plays an extremely significant role to HCMC, supplying fresh water, being an important waterway traffic route with many seaports and beautifying the city. Still, many sections alongside the river have been reclaimed and encroached with lot of houses and tens of construction projects.