|City uses PsInsar technique to observe land surface changes
The HCM City People’s Committee approved the project of using the PSInsar technique to study land surface changes <br>
|City announces personnel of newly-established departments
On July 8, Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan announced personnel appointments for newly-established departments following a Government decision on the re-arrangement of city and provincial administrative agencies <br>
|City authorities pass bio-tech training program for 2008 – 2012 period
The People’s Committee of HCMC has just published the training agenda for local biological technology in the period from 2008 to 2012.
|City authorities issue guidance on management of building sand
The People’s Committee of HCMC has just required the Department of Finance to cooperate with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transport to make a report on the supply and demand for building sand in the city, as requested by the Ministry of Construction.
|City government agencies to publicize state finance and budget
All state agencies under the HCM City People’s Committee will publicize their annual state budget revenue and spending in line with guidelines of the Ministry of Finance <br>
|City’s government agencies to work on Saturdays
From early February, all state agencies in HCM City under the management of the city, district and commune-level people’s committees will work on Saturday mornings, except for holidays and Tet (lunar new year), to solve necessary administrative procedures for people following a decision of the city government <br>
|Days off for lunar new year 2008
February 6 to 9 will be holidays in HCM City on the occasion of the lunar new year 2008, the Year of the Rat, the city government has announced <br>
|Performance Organizing Company transferred to Culture and Information Department
The Performance Organizing Company will operate as a center under the HCM City Department of Culture and Information following a decision of the city government <br>
|City to strengthen check over helmet quality
The People’s Committee of HCMC has recently required the Department of Science and Technology to carry out inspections over measurement, quality, branding and intellectual property issues related to helmets for motorbiker this year.
|Impounded vehicles to be kept under Tan Thuan 2 and Kinh Te bridges
The HCM City Voluntary Youth Public Service Company will use the space under the Tan Thuan 2 and Kinh Te bridges linking districts 4 and 7 to keep vehicles that have violated traffic laws following approval from the HCM City People’s Committee <br>
|HCM City companies secure food supply and reasonable prices during Tet
The HCM City government asked its numerous companies to supply enough food at reasonable prices for consumers during the Tet (lunar new year) 2008, which starts on February 7 <br>
|City bans production, transport, storage and use of illegal firecrackers
The HCM City government issued a decision banning the manufacturing, transport, trade, storage and use of illegal firecrackers in the city <br>
|Fire prevention and fighting centers to be built in districts
The HCM City People’s Committee has asked relevant agencies to complete land allocation and preparation for the construction of fire prevention and fighting centers in districts
|HCM City pays salary through account transfer
The city government has assigned functional agencies to make salary payments through account transfer for people getting budgeted salary from January 1, 2008.
|City to set up market price information network
The HCM City People’s Committee has just decided to establish a market price information network in the city.<br>