Binh Phuoc 1 Bridge connecting Thu Duc City and District 12 over the Saigon River was damaged after being hit by a ship traveling under the bridge.
Every spring, flower fields on the banks of the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City become more attractive with flowers being in full bloom, attracting many visitors.
HCM City’s administration has approved a policy of compensation and resettlement for households in a 4.3ha area located outside the original boundary of the Thu Thiem new urban area project in the city’s District 2.
Historical relic sites in Ho Chi Minh City are packed with tourists these days as the spirit of the great victory in 1975 that liberated the south and reunified Vietnam lingers on.
The HCM City People’s Committee has instructed the Department of Construction to set up inspection teams to ensure there is no encroachment on the Sai Gon River’s banks.
Both local people and tourists across the country gathered at various city centres to create a wonderful atmosphere to welcome in the New Year.
At least 101 projects along the Saigon River in HCMC will be inspected by the competent municipal agencies to determine whether they have encroached on the river.
The Sai Gon River runs through the country's most vibrant and dynamic city. The city is constantly evolving on this side of the river, which embraces the island in the middle.
Secretary of the HCM City Party Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on Tuesday that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.
The HCMC government plans to invite experienced international experts to get involved in the process of selecting designs for a pedestrian bridge linking District 1 and the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2 over the Saigon River.
River erosion and high tide have made great impact on dwellers’ lives and production; accordingly, HCM City authorities have drawn up embankment construction projects to regulate water level and drainage.