Tào phớ (soya bean curd) comes to the rescue as one of the best summer foods in Việt Nam.
The HCM City Traffic Safety Committee has deployed various measures to ensure traffic safety and order in the city before and during Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Poor waterway infrastructure and lack of wharves as well as stopover stations are major obstacles preventing the full development of waterway tourism in HCM City, according to river transport and tourism companies.
The HCM City Department of Planning and Investment has asked the city’s People’s Committee to approve a new flood-prevention project funded by Denmark.
Thường Nhật Co. Ltd. on Monday started the first public river bus route in HCM City.
As least seven waterway tourism products will be developed in HCM City by 2020, according to its tourism development plan.
HCM City expects to launch the first river bus route as soon as early July, connecting the Bạch Đằng Wharf in District 1 with Thủ Đức District, according to the city’s Department of Transport.
HCM City authorities will carry out regular checks of housing projects to ensure they have the stipulated green areas, with a focus on large projects already occupied by residents.
Water from the Nhiêu Lộc-Thị Nghè Canal has been drawn out to the Sài Gòn River to reduce fish deaths, HCM City’s Anti-flood Centre said.