HCM City’s former leader prosecuted Society

HCM City’s former leader prosecuted

The Supreme People’s Procuracy on September 13 issued a document on the prosecution against former Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Huu Tin and his accomplices for their wrongdoings in the management and use of State assets.
Former HCM City vice chairman arrested Society

Former HCM City vice chairman arrested

Police have taken former vice chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin, born in 1957, into custody over wrongdoings in the management and use of State assets.
Misuse of State asset case prosecuted Society

Misuse of State asset case prosecuted

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has begun criminal proceedings against the case of violating provisions on the management and use of State assets that causes losses and wastefulness, as well as a number of organisations and individuals in Ho Chi Minh City related to Phan Van Anh Vu (alias Vu Nhom).
Work starts on road-expressway link Business

Work starts on road-expressway link

Construction works on the road linking Vo Van Kiet street in Ho Chi Minh City's Binh Chanh district with the HCM City – Trung Luong Expressway began on October 26.
HCM City urged to tackle flooding Society

HCM City urged to tackle flooding

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on the HCM City administration to step up efforts to prevent the flooding that plagues several inner districts.
Business

Japan seeks investment approval to upgrade HCM City canal

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has asked municipal authorities in Ho Chi Minh City for permission to take part in the Xuyen Tam Canal upgrade project, worth over 5.1 trillion VND (around 234.1 million USD), in Binh Thanh and Go Vap districts, Hanoi Moi Newspaper reported on July 17.
Society

HCM City enhances ties with RoK

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin and Consul General of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Noh Wan had a working session on June 18 to discuss measures to boost cooperation between the city and RoK localities.
HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects Society

HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects

To complete all necessary works to combat floods in the next five years, HCM City needs 51.3 trillion VND (2.35 billion USD), heard a meeting held on June 16 to discuss plans for flood control chaired by a deputy chairman of the city People's Committee.
Business

HCM City calls for Korean investment in key fields

Ho Chi Minh City has appealed to the Republic of Korea for investments in infrastructure modernisation, the support industry, high technology, personnel development, labour cooperation and environmental protection, the Saigon Giai phong newspaper reported.
HCM City announces results of confidence vote Politics

HCM City announces results of confidence vote

The People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City announced the results of vote of confidence for officials holding 18 positions elected by the council, at the end of the council’s 16th session on December 10.
Environment

Super tides may hit Ho Chi Minh City

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has directed concerned municipal departments to survey the city's drainage network and come up with solutions to deal with record high tidal rises expected this November.