New drainage plan considers impact of climate change

02 April 21 Vietnamplus Source  A plan for a new water-drainage network in HCM City has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval. HCM City (VNS/VNA) - A plan for a new water-drainage network in Ho Chi Minh City has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval. The city has be...

HCM City urbanisation efforts need detail planning: official

24 March 21 Vietnamnews Source Hoàng Minh Trí, former Director of the HCM City Institute of Urban Planning, talks to Sài Gòn Giải Phóng (Liberated Sài Gòn) newspaper about the need to have specific planning for the city's path to urbanisation Do you have any comments on HCM City's plan to upgrade so...

HCM City to change water sourcing locations

23 Jan 21 Vietnamnet Source HCMC will change the location for water sourcing to the upstream of Saigon and Dong Nai rivers and then to Dau Tieng and Tri An reservoirs due to pollution fears Vice-Chairman of HCM City People's Committee Le Hoa Binh has approved the city plan for water supply system du...

HCM City drafts 10-year climate change response plan

HCM City is working on a climate change response plan to be carried out between 2021 and 2030, with a vision to 2050. — Photo courtesy of plo.vn 18 Dec 20 Vietnamnew Source HCM CITY — HCM City has drafted a long-term plan to combat the detrimental effects of climate change. The HCM City De...

HCM City to improve solutions to climate change response

 28 Nov 20  Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — HCM City will assess the relationship between the factors that cause climate change and its socio-economic plans to develop long-term responses. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Mỹ, deputy director of the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment, ...

Firms at HCM City’s IPs seek innovative rooftop solar power solutions

 23 Nov 20 Vietnamplus Source A workshop titled "Innovative industrial and commercial solar rooftop PV power solutions for Vietnam" took place for the first time in HCM City on November 23. HCM City (VNA) – A workshop titled "Innovative industrial and commercial solar rooftop PV power solu...

HCM City makes plans to adapt to climate change

 19 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source As one of the cities affected by climate change, Ho Chi Minh City has for many years been making plans to cope with it HCM City (VNS/VNA) - As one of the cities affected by climate change, Ho Chi Minh City has for many years been making plans to cope with it.Du...

HCMC to borrow VND2.38 trillion for water environment improvement project

12 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source  HCMC will borrow VND2.38 trillion from Japan's official development assistance (ODA) to continue executing its water sanitation project, the HCMC People's Council announced at a meeting on November 10 The repayment period of this ODA loan is 30 years and the ci...

Expansion of city's largest wastewater pumping station completed

 30 Sep 20 Vietnam news Source HCM CITY — Work to expand the capacity of the Đồng Diều wastewater transfer pumping station in HCM City's District 8 has been completed. The station capacity was expanded by 192,000 cubic metres to 640,000 cubic metres per day to meet demand caused by urbanis...

HCM City's many flood-prevention programs still not solving problems

14 July 20 Vietnamnet Global Source Tens of trillions of dong have been spent to develop the flood control system on HCM City, but the situation appears to be getting worse. At least five big floods have occurred on Nguyen Huu Canh Street in HCM City since the beginning of the rainy season.Desp...

Report (4/2020): Characteristics of consolidation settlements and sedimentary environments of the late Pleistocene–Holocene deposits in the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

In April 20 on the website "researchgate.net" published The report displays the characteristics of sedimentary environments, consolidation, and consolidation settlements of the late Pleistocene–Holocene deposits in the Mekong Delta (MD) and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam. The report furthermore di...