Work on Ben Thanh- Suoi Tien metro (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC asks for self-determination over infrastructure projects

Ho Chi Minh City would like to be given self-determination over project investment to speed up the progress of many infrastructure projects,said city Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong at a conference between the central Government and local authorities yesterday.

City seeks more funds for metro

City seeks more funds for metro

HCM City authorities have asked the National Assembly (NA) to increase investment for the city’s first two metro lines that start near Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and end at Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9 and Tham Luong depot in District 12.   
The participant students question technicians about the metro (Photo: SGGP)

Junior high students eager to learn Metro

Over 40 eighth-graders of Tran Van On Junior High School in district 1 were excited to attend a class as per STEM education, which aims to educate students in four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics on May 9.

Police officers block the access to the Champs Elysees in Paris after a shooting on April 20, 2017.— AFP

Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing

A known terror suspect gunned down a police officer and wounded two others Thursday on Paris’s Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group days before France’s presidential election.