Geopolitical tensions in some notable hot spots, anti-COVID-19 measures of global manufacturing hub China, and the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policies could damper Việt Nam's economic recovery, experts said at a business forum held in HCM City on Thursday (August 4).
Businesses and individuals seeking to profit from land and property investments in areas near infrastructure projects have been warned about the risks of committing before the full project details become clear.
HCM City needs to develop a specific roadmap to improve access to public transport, limit the use of personal vehicles, and speed up progress of metro lines, BRT (bus rapid transit), and others, experts said.
According to the ministry’s latest COVID-19 risk level statistics, among over 10,600 communes and wards assessed, 90.7 per cent are identified as ‘green zones’, 7.8 per cent ‘yellow zones’, and only 1.5 per cent ‘red zones’.
While the public transport system has yet to fully meet the demands, the increasing number of personal vehicles in Hà Nội is putting further pressure on the city’s infrastructure, especially parking facilities and services.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has warned HCM City of the multiple challenges it faces ahead, urging the city officials to seek drastic measures to address them to ensure a growth rate of 6 - 6.5 per cent this year.
The World Health Organization (WHO) will continue to share information with Việt Nam on developments of monkeypox and support the country in the prevention and control of the disease, Dr. Socorro Escalante, Acting WHO Representative in Viet Nam, told the media on Tuesday.
Việt Nam had operated around 2,000 repatriation flights to bring home residents stranded overseas due to the pandemic but many people had to buy expensive tickets and complete tortuous procedures to get a seat
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