Timber: The shady canopy covering the city's downtown districts has been given the chop.
HCM City’s authorities have asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Finance to allocate an additional VND48.76 trillion (US$2.14 billion) of official development assistance (ODA) in the next three years, with VND8 trillion (US$352.33 million) allocated for this year.
If you travel by bus in Ho Chi Minh City this weekend it will be your last chance to hop off at the main station fronting Ben Thanh Market in District 1.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has agreed in principle to build an underground shopping centre in downtown Ho Chi Minh City along side the city’s first metro line project.
The HCM City People’s Committee has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment for official development assistance funds to build its metro line No 3A from Ben Thanh Market in District 1 to Binh Chanh district’s Tan Kien commune.
HCM City early next year plans to submit for approval to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc a US$276 million metro-line project to Tan Son Nhat international airport in Tan Binh district, the country’s busiest airport.
The city is seeking parliamentary approval to implement the first phase of the project with possible loans from Europe.
Southern Binh Duong province has worked on a feasibility study on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that links the province with Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No.1.
The southern province of Binh Duong has proposed developing a rapid bus link with HCM City’s first metro line.
After Dong Nai Province, it is now the turn of Binh Duong to seek extension of HCM City’s first metro route from Ben Thanh to Suoi Tien so that it can reach the province’s My Phuoc-Tan Van Road.
Ho Chi Minh City is asking for the government's approval to accept a new engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contractor who would be responsible for moving technical infrastructure for the Metro Line No 2 project.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City say they will have to allocate a large area in Tao Dan Park for the second metro line, which will connect its central districts with the fast growing western suburbs.
(VOV) -A 580-meter Flower Street will open in Ho Chi Minh City on February 16-22 to welcome the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) – the Year of the Goat -- which falls on February 19.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Urban Railway Management Board on June 11 signed a contract on the third bid package of the Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro line project with Japan’s Hitachi Company.
(VOV) - Japan will help the southern province of Binh Duong build an ODA-funded Suoi Tien-Ho Chi Minh City metro line for the benefit of local socio-economic development.
Construction of Ho Chi Minh City's second metro line is expected to start in mid-2013 and be finished by 2017.