HCM City sanitation workers load waste onto trucks that will carry it to landfills. Three closed landfill sites are planned to become golf courses, parks, and trade centres. — VNA/VNS

City looks to turn landfills into leisure

HCM City authorities are calling for investment in the form of public private partnerships (PPP) to build golf courses, parks, trade centres or property projects on three closed landfill sites.
HCM City has set up a special task force to look into the expansion of the Tan Son Nhat Airport and submit to the Government in early September (Photo: thanhnien.vn)

HCM City forms airport expansion task force

Ho Chi Minh City has set up a special task force to look into the expansion of the Tan Son Nhat Airport and submit to the Government in early September, the city’s top leader has said
A satellite image of Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Photo: Google Map)

PM orders halt to golf course construction at Tan Son Nhat airport

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of National Defence to halt all construction works related to auxiliary infrastructure for a golf course, including a golf school, villas and luxury apartments, in the vicinity of Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Minister Mai Tien Dung, chairman of the Government Office replying to press questions on the sideline of the NA’s session on June 13 (Photo: SGGP)

Tan Son Nhat expansion awaits foreign consultants’ opinions

If foreign consultant companies propose to build the third runway of Tan Son Nhat International Airport in the nearby golf course, the Government will consider reclaiming the area for the overloaded airport’s expansion.
Gov't revises golf course plan

Gov't revises golf course plan

HA NOI (VNS)— Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed an order revising the government's development plan for golf courses until 2020 by removing nine from the list and adding 15 others.