The HCMC government plans to invite experienced international experts to get involved in the process of selecting designs for a pedestrian bridge linking District 1 and the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2 over the Saigon River.
Ho Chi Minh City will organise an auction to seek investors for the right to use nine land plots in the Thu Thiem new urban area in district 2.
Ho Chi Minh City is soliciting investment to build a VND4.9 trillion ($210 million) financial, banking and trade centre in Thu Thiem New Urban Area.
The municipal People’s Committee organised a press conference on September 21 to take responsibility and apologise to local residents about the situation in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area.
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong has approved a plan to auction the right to use nine land plots in Thu Thiem new urban area in District 2 with total starting price of VND27 trillion (US$1.18 billion).
Once they're completed, traffic in the city might just become slightly more bearable.
The Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Ho Chi Minh City will feature a light show and cultural performances to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the country’s Reunification Day (April 30) and the International Labour Day (May 1).
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have expressed their support for a mega-project that will include a so-called ‘New City’ and span over 15,000 hectares in the northern part upon completion.
The Ho Chi Minh City government has turned down proposed changes to the zoning plan for a section in Thu Thiem New Urban Area even though the changes would pave the way for a US$4-billion project to go up there.