The seventh extraordinary meeting of the HCM City People’s Council 9th term wrapped up yesterday after approving resolutions to implement the recent National Assembly resolution No 54 for “piloting a special mechanism and policy for the development of HCM City.”
Construction investors are often totally indifferent to the storm of dust, construction waste and general filth their projects unleash on the general public. The Ministry of Construction has taken an action as drastic as the neglect of these investors and their greedy firms.
The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a proposal by the Department of Transport to increase the fees for automobiles parked on roadsides and pavements.
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Hà Nội’s proposal to install cameras to record pavement encroachers’ violations has faced backlash.
To achieve its economic growth target of 8.3 – 8.5 per cent this year, HCM City would strongly focus on utilising its financial special mechanism and mobilising resources, a senior city leader has said.
Shortcomings and violations in Hà Nội’s sidewalk paving have been pointed out after two months of investigation.
Hà Nội plans to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks by 2020 as part of measures to improve air quality and living conditions, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Hanoians have suffered severe traffic jams over the last week and the situation is predicted to worsen in the days near Tết (Lunar New Year).
Hà Nội police last year discovered 499 illegal parking lots, 193 illegal temporary markets and more than 600 restaurants operating after midnight.