High temperatures during the day followed by heavy rains and thunderstorms in the late afternoon or at night have made people exhausted, leading to an increase in the number of patients with summer ailments.
Việt Nam now has about 800 large urban areas, of which there are more than 100 cities. The high speed of urban development requires well-trained urban management staff, said Kinh Tế & Đô Thị (Economic and Urban Affairs) newspaper.
The City Paediatrics Hospital in HCM City’s Bình Chánh District on June 1 officially opened after four years of construction.
Construction work on a new 1,000-bed hospital in Đức Hòa District in the southern province of Long An has started.
Việt Nam’s grassroots healthcare system is failing to win public trust, resulting in overcrowding at provincial-level hospitals and hampering efforts to ensure universal health coverage in the country.
A state-owned consultancy has proposed adjustments to the expansion plan for HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất international airport that would result in much lower costs than one proposed by the French consultancy ADPi.
People can remember the musician Trịnh Công Sơn by taking a walk. That is along a street in the capital city that is named after him.
In a business-as-usual scenario, world’s ocean could contain one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastic than fish [by weight].
Trịnh Công Sơn walking street, some 900m long, is a fitting tribute to its namesake, the late musician Trịnh Công Sơn (1939-2001), a celebrated Vietnamese musician, songwriter, painter and poet.
Every year, thousands of people move to HCM City looking for work thus placing a strain on transport, educational and healthcare systems. A new master plan envisions improvements in infrastructure and services in the region that would help relieve overcrowding in the city and provide a higher quality of life to both provincial and city residents by 2030.