Han Ni, a worker from the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, wants to own a home but says that administrative procedures are time-consuming and confusing. — Photo tuoitre.vn

HCMC to build more low-cost housing

Nine land areas in HCM City will be used for new low-cost apartment buildings on a total area of six hectares, the city’s People’s Committee has said.

Some 500 disadvantaged families in five central provinces receive financial aid worth a total of VND25 billion ($1.07 million ) to build their own houses. (Photo: VNA)

500 poor families financially helped to build new houses

Some 500 disadvantaged families in the central provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa have received financial aid worth a total of VND25 billion  ($1.07 million) to build their own houses.

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan had a talk with Mayor Ron Huldai of Tel Aviv City

HCMC broadens experience to build smart city from Israel

In a series of working activities in Israel, the delegates from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), led by Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, had an official meeting with Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai on May 22 in order to learn how to successfully build a smart city.