A map of the routes of proposed overhead roads that will help ease traffic congestion in HCM City (Photo: tuoitre.vn)

More overhead roads needed to ease traffic congestion

The HCM City Department of Transport is urging the city People's Committee to approve investment for 55 urgent transport infrastructure projects next year, including five new overhead roads to ease traffic congestion at hotspots connecting eastern and western areas.
VietAd 2020 held in HCMC

VietAd 2020 held in HCMC

An opening ceremony of Vietnam International Advertising Equipment and Technology Exhibition (VietAd 2020) was held at Phu Tho Indoor Sport Stadium in District 11, HCMC yesterday. 
Jobless workers come the center to receive unemployment benefits (Photo: SGGP)

Unemployed workers uninterested in vocational training to find better jobs

Due to impacts of Covid-19, enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City faced difficulties forcing them to terminate contracts with thousands of laborers. City authorities proposed vocational education to help to unemployed workers in seeking better jobs; however, workers showed their indifference to vocational training.
Vietstar waste-to-energy plant with a capacity of processing 2,000 tonnes a day. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC promoting solid waste recycling

With an average daily household waste of around 9,500 tonnes, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is now facing the crisis of clean waste processing. Therefore, the municipal authorities have decided to invest in green treatment facilities to further protect the environment and ensure the public’s health.

 

HCMC launches QR Code program to introduce street history

HCMC launches QR Code program to introduce street history

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Transport yesterday announced that from now on, people interested in finding out more about the biography of famous people selected for street names in the city are able to scan a QR code put directly under each street sign for detailed information.

HCMC’s eastern innovative urban area ready for sustainable development

HCMC’s eastern innovative urban area ready for sustainable development

The eastern highly innovative and interactive urban area of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) was formed in 2018, including the districts of 9, 2, and Thu Duc. It is based on the three main pillars of Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP), Vietnam National University – HCMC (VNUHCM) urban area, and Thu Thiem New Urban Area, with the aim to create a strong foundation for a sustainable growth of the city.