|HCMC striving to reduce air pollution
Like other major urban areas in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is now facing serious effects caused by air pollution, including respiratory health problems, climate change, and unbalanced ecosystems. Therefore, the municipal has decided to implement practical solutions to lessen this environmental issue as much as possible.
|Work on Long Thanh international airport starts next month
Construction of the proposed Long Thanh international airport in the southern province of Dong Nai is expected to start next month as promised by State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), the airport’s main developer.
|HCM City sets new poverty standards for 2021-2025 period
Ho Chi Minh City's Steering Board for Sustainable Poverty Reduction has submitted its new multi-dimensional poverty standards for the 2021-2025 period to the municipal People's Committee.
|HCM City looks to expand cooperation with WB
Ho Chi Minh City always considers the World Bank (WB) its important long-term development partner, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan.
|HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste
HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.