The HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway connects HCM City with Long An province (Photo: VNA)

HCM City-Long An province roads to be widened

Ho Chi Minh City and its neighbouring Long An Province plan to widen seven roads that connect each other by 2025 at a cost of VND24.4 trillion (US$1.05 billion).
Vegetables are plentiful at supermarkets. (Photo: SGGP)

Authorities ensure sufficient goods supply, stable prices

The supply of essential goods, including food, foodstuffs, face masks, and hand sanitizers must be ensured by all means to meet the demand of people amid the unpredictable developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Mr. Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the conference. (Photo:VNA)

City Party Chief: Each family considered as fortress to combat pandemic

At the online meeting of permanent Government members and ministries, sectors and local administrations on Covid-19 prevention and control, Politburo Member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan put forward proposals of Covid-19 prevention and control in the context of current pandemic situation. 
Representative of the HCMC Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs gifts eligible citizens of  Covid-19 financial assistance

HCMC basically completes Covid-19 financial assistance

Ho Chi Minh City has carried out a financial assistance package with a total amount of more than VND587 billion (US$25.2 million) to more than 536,500 eligible citizens out of nearly 540,000 people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Director of the city Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan. 
Cutting down on private vehicles city calls for a multitude of long-term measures

HCMC strives to limit private vehicles

Statistics show a ratio of 700 private motorbikes to 1,000 people in Ho Chi Minh City, a significant number compared to 400 to 1,000 of the capital Hanoi.
HCMC calls for investment in three wastewater treatment plants

HCMC calls for investment in three wastewater treatment plants

The Department of Construction of Ho Chi Minh City on July 18 said that from now to 2025, the city will call for ODA capital and domestic investors to carry out some wastewater treatment projects in the basin in the West of the city.
People clean streets in response to city authorities' campaign (Photo: SGGP)

Over 1.3 million city dwellers promise not to drop litter in streets

Through two years implementation of the program “Dwellers in Ho Chi Minh City say no to dropping litter in streets and canal for a clean city”, more than 1.3 million residents pledged not to throw garbage, said Deputy Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Phan Kieu Thanh Huong.
Apartment buildings on both sides of Line 1 crossing Hanoi highway

HCMC to attempt capitalization on new metro train

Methods to capitalize on the land fund around the new metro train project are being discussed among experts and implemented step by step in Ho Chi Minh City, in hopes of attracting real estate investments and increasing budget capital for the city.