Nguyen Hue walking street in downtown HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to build more pedestrian streets

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Planning and Architecture and Spain's Idom Ingenieria Consultoria S.A. plan to work together to open more pedestrian streets and shopping malls in district 1.
HCMC attempts to cut use of non-biodegradable plastic bags

HCMC attempts to cut use of non-biodegradable plastic bags

HCMC aims to cut off non-biodegradable plastic bags in supermarkets, shopping malls and markets, collect and recycle plastic bags produced from household activities this year, according to the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment.