Recently, the city approved compensation and resettlement for more than 330 households whose lands have been acquired, with those with ownership deeds getting new lots of equivalent size and others who lived on land lots since before October 1993 getting 30-40 percent of their holding (but not more than 200sq.m). … [Read more...] about HCMC to use 20,000sq.m of public land to resettle Thu Thiem residents
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Workers are seen assembling clothes at a garment factory in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: M.L. / Tuoi Tre Hoang Quy, aged 34, was working for a welding workshop in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City before it went out of business. Quy is now a barber working for a shop in the city’s Binh Tan District. … [Read more...] about Jacks of all trades: Odd-jobbers wiggle way through pandemic in Saigon
The remarks by Duong Anh Duc, Vice Chairman of the HCM City People's Committee came during a recent teleconference detailing the implementation of the EVFTA. The EU can be considered an important trading partner and a traditional export market, making up the third largest export partner, and the second biggest importer, for the southern metropolis. … [Read more...] about HCM City puts solutions in place to implement EVFTA
Former General Secretary Le Kha Phieu was the one that stayed close to and reserved great love for the people. In 1997, I went on a trip to the Mekong Delta region during the flooding season to learn more about the real situation there. The flooding was devastating that year. Water came from all directions, isolating many areas in the region. High waves posed a lot of dangers to waterway vehicles. On the way, we suddenly saw a person waving at us from an opposite canoe. I realized that the person was Comrade Le Kha Phieu. … [Read more...] about Farewell to Comrade Le Kha Phieu – a simple but unyielding communist!
Free ‘face mask ATM’ comes into operation in HCM City The first ‘free face mask ATM’ has officially came into operation in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6 as part of joint efforts to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic throughout the country. … [Read more...] about HCM City tightens control of rental accommodations to prevent COVID-19