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Despite having spent thousands of billions of VND on cleaning major canals including Nhieu Loc- Thi Nghe, Tan Hoa - Lo Gom, and Tau Hu - Ben Nghe, authorities in HCM City have failed to curb pollution due to a lack of wastewater treatment plants.
HCM City Department of Transport has just proposed a detailed plan on the use of road and pavements for commercial purposes, which could bring in an estimated annual revenue of VND 1.55 trillion (USD63.48 million).
By 2025, HCM City will complete relocation and settlement for 611 local households living in disaster-prone areas, according to a plan that has been approved by city authorities.
The HCM City Department of Transport has proposed to fix an eroded embankment of nearly 500 metres along Thanh Đa Canal in Bình Thạnh District at a cost of VNĐ90 billion (US$3.8 million).
The HCM City Book Street Company achieved its highest half-year revenue during the first half of 2023, amounting to VNĐ32.2 billion (US$1.35 million), a year-on-year increase of 56 per cent.
HCM City plans to add three more metro lines to connect Tan Son Nhat International Airport and the Can Gio Sea Encroachment Project to the national railway system, and two national railway stations in the city.
"The Reading Point" has opened a space for reading and activities to children in HCM City during the summer break.
Dương Văn Ngộ, the last of the letter writers at the HCM City Central Post Office, has died at the age of 94, marking the end of an era.
HCM City can unlock greater investment in metro projects and other infrastructure by following a transit-oriented development (TOD) model.
A press conference to provide information on the first Ho Chi Minh City River Festival was organized on August 1 by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Sports and districts.
The hotel room occupancy rate in Ho Chi Minh City in the first half of this year stood at 64%, reaching over 92% of the level in the first six months of 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, according to Savills Vietnam.
The upcoming HCM City river festival, and especially its first-ever real-scene art programme, are expected to boost the development of the city’s tourism industry.
HCM City’s canals, thoroughly cleaned a few years ago, are again severely polluted because of dumping of waste and untreated wastewater.
HCM City plans to build a new bridge connecting the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Thu Duc city with District 7 at a cost of US$210 million under the build-transfer (BT) model.
With 131 healthcare establishments, highly-qualified medical professionals, top-notch technologies, and affordable costs, the city has enormous potential to become a preferred global destination for medical tourists.