The northern port city of Hải Phòng started two key projects on Monday with a total investment of nearly VNĐ3 trillion (US$130.5 million) sourced from the city’s budget.
HCM City authorities report positive results on several fronts four months after the government resolution that gave the city more control over its governance was approved by the National Assembly. Among the notable improvements was approval by the city’s People’s Council to increase civil servants’ salaries.
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.
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.
Since Monday roads leading to HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất airport have clogged by traffic though the four-day weekend extending into Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1) does not begin till Saturday.
National Committee for Traffic Safety has ordered the Ministry of Education and Training to direct all schools nationwide to ban car parking in school premises or on pavements near schools.
Ministries have continued accelerating administrative reforms to aid businesses in their operations.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MoARD) recently asked concerned agencies and localities to tighten the management of dyke maintenance and flood prevention for the coming rainy season.
A new night market has been set up in the ancient town of Hội An to cater to the shopping needs of visitors.
HCM City will increase automobile parking fees on some sidewalks and roadsides in the city centre to VNĐ20,000-40,000 (US$0.9-1.8) per hour from June 1.