HCMC has become increasingly modern. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC adjusting inadequacies in urban planning after Covid-19 outbreak

The latest outbreak of Covid-19 has revealed various inadequacies in the urban architectural of Ho Chi Minh City, asking for an immediate correction to the current project ‘Adjustments for HCMC General Planning until 2040, with a Vision to 2060’. SGGP Newspaper has conducted an interview with Director of the HCMC Department of Planning and Architecture Nguyen Thanh Nha about this aspect.

Ships are evacuated to a port of the K15 border guard station in Da Nang City. (Photo: SGGP)

Central region prevents Typhoon Con Son amid Covid-19 pandemic

The localities in the Central region in a hurry on September 10 have mobilized all forces to evacuate residents, help local people reinforce their houses and assist fishermen to anchor boats in safe places ahead of Tropical Storm Con Son amid the complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC must try to put Covid-19 outbreak under control by September 15

The Government yesterday released Resolution No. 86/NQ-CP on urgent measures for Covid-19 prevention and control to implement Resolution No.30/2021/QH15 issued on July 28, 2021 by the 15th National Assembly. This new resolution aims at effectively controlling the latest and most severe Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam to avoid socio-economic and medical crises.

Vietnam seeks Covid-19 vaccine technology transfer

Vietnam seeks Covid-19 vaccine technology transfer

Since the Covid-19 outbreak, the Health Ministry has directed units to study and clinically test made-in-Vietnam vaccines while seeking technological transfer from abroad to proactively fight the pandemic in the country.

Voters in Cu Chi District have their temperature checked before entering meeting rooms with candidates. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC prepares plans for national election in case of severe Covid-19 outbreak

Ho Chi Minh City is on its way to complete necessary preparation for the upcoming national election, right in the time of the newest unexpected outbreak of Covid-19. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung about alternatives and safety measures to ensure disease prevention for this important election.

Police barricade entrance to Diamond Island as a motorist tries to explain the need to enter (Photo: khmertimeskh.com)

Cambodia remains social activities after new COVID-19 outbreak

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on February 22 called on Cambodians nationwide, especially those in Phnom Penh, to intensify preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic as the new community infection outbreak was announced.