Ongoing Vietnam’s International Water Supply, Sanitation, Water Resources and Purification Event (Vietwater) backed by Vietnam Water Supply & Sewerage Association (VWSA) has been taking place at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) from November 6.
2019 is the first year the Government has provided packages of the health insurance fund to every province or city based on 2018 medical insurance spending. However, it is estimated that Ho Chi Minh City will be short of VND1,800 billion ($77.6 million) by the end of the year, according to Director of the municipal Department of Social Insurance Agency Phan Van Men.
Though 411.7 million people used the public transport system in Ho Chi Minh City in eight months of the year, an increase of 3.2 percent compared to the same period last year, it has satisfied only 9.2 percent mobility needs, according to the municipal People’s Council’s conference yesterday.
From August 1, all state-run agencies in Ho Chi Minh City ought to cut down single-use plastic items in conventions, meeting, seminars and other activities according to a plan of the municipal People’s Committee issued yesterday.
At the question-and-answer session of the 9th Ho Chi Minh City People Council’s 15th sitting yesterday, Director of the municipal Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam said that traffic congestion in the city is expected to be solved thoroughly by 2025.