On the same day, the delegation visited and gifted residents in Duc Pho District in the Central Province of Quang Ngai. On behalf of residents in HCMC, Ms. Thang gave VND1 billion for gifts for poor households in Quang Ngai. The delegators also gave cash of VND2 million and gift worth VND500,000 to Vietnam Heroic Mother To Thi Trinh in Duc Pho Town. Additionally, 50 families which benefit the national social welfare policies, households whose economic condition at poverty line in Duc Pho Town each were given an amount of VND700,000 and a gift worth VND300,000. … [Read more...] about HCMC gives US$775,243 to poor families in 35 cities, provinces on Tet occasion
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Thu Duc City to serve as new growth engine for HCM City Thu Duc City is expected to make up 30 percent of GRDP of HCM City, or 7 percent of GDP of the entire country, thus serving as the new driving force for HCM City to grow rapidly in a sustainable way. … [Read more...] about What policies are needed for Thu Duc City to ‘take off’?
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
Construction of the new Mien Dong Bus Station, which is the country's largest bus station with investment of over VND4trillion ($174 million), started in April 2017. It was first scheduled to open at the beginning of 2018 but then had to be delayed several times due to various reasons, including the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s most modern bus station opens in HCM City
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