A water regulatory reservoir in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

City council deputy suggests rainwater harvesting at home to ease flooding

Associate professor Dr. Phan Thi Hong Xuan, dean of Urban Studies under Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities proposed to install rainwater collection tanks at home to ease flooding at the city People’s Council session on July 12, causing a stir on social media.
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the meeting. (Photo: SGGP)

City leader underlines mission of building new industrial park for hi-tech firms

The key mission from now until the end of this year is building a new industrial park for high-tech businesses and startups in the city, stressed Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan at the 15th session of the HCMC People’s Council that opened on July 11.