Many residential quarters and roads east of HCMC located in districts 9 and Thu Duc, in the highest area of the city, have been the most flooded this rainy season.
Soon after a local newspaper published a series of articles on using talented staff in HCMC, the city's Mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong scheduled a working session on the issue.
Trillions of dong have been spent to implement anti-flood projects, but rainwater and high tides still leave many areas of HCMC inundated.
The long-term projects of a large scale and high quality are now on the focus.v
The HCMC Department of Science and Technology has lately launched various activities and policies to support companies to register for a science-technology business certificate to enjoy preferential conditions.
The occupancy rates of office buildings located in advantageous positions are at a record high.
The government has decided to lift the standards for automobile emission standards, but motorcycles, which produce 80 percent of total emissions from motor vehicles, are still not under control.
The pilot survey of satisfaction of local people and organizations for the administrative reform work in Ho Chi Minh City in 2018 was reviewed at a conference held by the municipal chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) on April 11.