More parking lots near airports, ports should be built: PC67 head

More parking lots near airports, ports should be built: PC67 head

Head of the road and railway traffic police division (PC67) lieutenant colonel Huynh Trung Phong yesterday said at a meeting that it is urgent to build a parking lot near Tan Son Nhat Airport to reduce traffic gridlock in the airport for long-term use.
 
Representatives of the Defense Ministry and HCMC sign the land handover agreement for Truong Chinh street expansion to reduce traffic jam for Tan Son Nhat Airport (Photo: SGGP)

Ministry hands over 7,379 s.q meters of defense land to HCMC

The Ministry of Defense yesterday handed over 7,379 square meters of defense land along Truong Chinh street for HCMC to develop traffic infrastructure, in the hope of reducing traffic jam in areas surrounding Tan Son Nhat Airport.
Minister of Defense General Ngo Xuan Lich and HCMC Party Committee secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan chaired the conference on October 14 (Photo: SGGP)

Defense Ministry to assist HCMC to solve port traffic jam

The Defense Ministry will assist HCMC to terminate land for defence purpose encroachment in the city and solve traffic jams around Tan Son Nhat Aiport and Cat Lai Seaport, announced the ministry at a meeting in HCMC yesterday.
 
HCMC calls for investment to urban infrastructure projects (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC calls on investors to 133 projects

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.
 
A new residential area in Pham Hung street, Binh Chanh district, HCMC has provided new accommodations far from the center of the city (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC needs stronger assistance from Gov't to tackle traffic jam

If HCMC doesn't take more initiatives and the Government doesn't give more assistances, it will be difficult for the city to tackle the currently complicated traffic jam, according to Mr. Hoang Minh Tri, former head of HCMC Institute for Development Study.