Hospitals reflect on patient feedback Health

Hospitals reflect on patient feedback

Patients sent complaints about waiting for tests, motorbike parking and toilets to leaders of HCM City Paediatrics Hospital 1 via a new system installed there by the city’s Department of Health.
HCM City needs more underground car parks Society

HCM City needs more underground car parks

More than 10 years ago, authorities in HCM City made plans to build underground parking lots but due to various reasons, plans remained on paper, even as traffic jams increased.
Society

Seeking solutions to Vietnam's traffic a headache: officials

The Ministry of Transport has again proposed limiting personal vehicles in Vietnam's major cities through increased parking fees, in addition to a congestion charge for vehicles entering city centres. This has caused concern from experts and the public alike, with many noting that the long-term plan must be to develop public transportation so there is less need for personal vehicles.
Society

HCM City targets thrift in fuel, water use

Transport and water supply agencies in HCM City have to prepare proposals that effect savings of 10 percent in fuel consumption and reduce istage in water supply by 2 percent compared with last year, the municipal administration has directed.
Society

Thumbs up to pavement parking for Tet holiday

The decision to use some pavements for parking areas to prevent the motorbike parking fees from seriously escalating during the run-up to the Tet (Lunar New Year) has been approved by the HCM City People’s Committee.