Each of the trains has three carriages, with a total length of 61.5 metres, and will be extended to have six cars in the future. Each train can travel at a maximum speed of 110 kilometres per hour on elevated sections and 80 kilometres per hour underground, carrying 930 passengers … [Read more...] about Foreign experts come to speed up HCM City metro project
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The ticket counter has been completed. The screen of trip information, ticket prices. Information is displayed in Vietnamese and English. Several rows of hard seats and upholstered seats are in the terminal lobby for passengers. The seats are designed like those in an airport. The bus station is equipped with large screens for passengers to log into the system to check information of bus trips and travel schedules. In the near future, a screen of up to 9m2 will be arranged at the departure area to inform passengers about the travel route of passenger cars. From here, passengers only need to step out the door to get on the car, not worry about the sun or rain. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s most modern bus station opens in HCM City
A book street located in Ho Chi Minh City has served to greatly contribute to establishing a reading culture in the southern metropolis whilst also becoming an ideal cultural destination for visitors, according to Nguyen Van Nen, Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary. During a recent visit to Ho Chi Minh City Book Street in District 1, Nen was greatly impressed with the book bus model along with the book space featuring literature about Uncle Ho, adding that the area has helped to develop a lasting cultural space in the southern city. … [Read more...] about Book street promotes reading culture in HCM City
The major work on the existing infrastructure system of Thu Duc City for the 2021-2025 period will continue, including the water drainage system on Vo Van Ngan Street along the railway in Linh Dong Ward; improvement of Binh Thai Canal in Truong Tho Ward; the Sai Gon River anti-landslide work in Binh Loi Bridge area; and the opening of three sluice gates and pumping stations. … [Read more...] about What policies are needed for Thu Duc City to ‘take off’?
According to Thu Duc Development Plan to 2040, the city could be flooded once every five years. The estimated investment for the flood prevention plan is USD1bn. This will be a public-private partnership project. Tran Phuoc Anh, director of HCM City Department of Foreign Affairs, said they had asked HCM City authorities and related agencies to work together to carry out the project. According to the Department of Construction, after the Consulate General of the Netherlands announced the co-operation project for flood prevention for HCM City, they asked member agencies to support the Consulate General of the Netherlands while they carried out the research in District 2, District 9 and Thu Duc City. The report from the Department of Planning and Architecture showed that in order to meet the goals set in the 2020-2025 development plan, it will need VND41.6trn (USD1.8bn) from the state budget. … [Read more...] about Dutch help with flood prevention in Thu Duc City