HCM City to build underground reservoirs Society

HCM City to build underground reservoirs

Ho Chi Minh City’s Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has sought the People’s Committee’s approval to build five more underground reservoirs using Japanese Crosswave technology to prevent floods in the city.
HCM City to clean up canals Environment

HCM City to clean up canals

Ho Chi Minh City will spend 29 trillion VND (1.3 billion USD) for anti-flooding and canal dredging, works and cleaning up its highly polluted canal network.
HCM City sees substantive GRDP growth Business

HCM City sees substantive GRDP growth

HCM City’s Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) reached 732. 44 trillion VND (33.2 billion USD) in the first nine months of the year, up 7.76 percent against the same period last year.
Historic rains deluge HCM City roads Society

Historic rains deluge HCM City roads

The need to accelerate flood-prevention projects has become more urgent than ever as HCM City mobilised workers and pumps to remove water from flooded streets following a historic downpour.
HCM City fights pollution in canals Environment

HCM City fights pollution in canals

Pollution in HCM City canals is worsening as large quantities of household and industrial wastewater, as well as rubbish, are being discharged or dumped into city canals.
HCM City seeks private funds for projects Society

HCM City seeks private funds for projects

Mobilising resources from the private sector for transport infrastructure is posing a challenge for HCM City, which needs at least 60 billion USD until 2020 to carry out projects.