The mobile market for people staying in the ‘green safe zone’ of District 3. (Photo: SGGP)

More businesses allowed to operate in HCMC’s latest social distance extension

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee last night released an urgent direction regarding social distance extension citywide in accordance with the Prime Minister’s Directive 16 from 12am August 16 to September 15. All localities and related state agencies, departments are asked to strictly monitor citizens’ movements. This time, however, more business groups are allowed to operate to maintain social security.

When IOC is in operation, public monitoring cameras will be linked to the system. Photo by T.Ba

HCMC operation center for smart city to operate this April

An Intelligent Operation Center (IOC) is one of the four pillars in the project of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to transform itself into a smart city. It consists of two groups, the first of which will receive, coordinate, and monitor the image processing stage while the second is the information center to summarize and report data for the administration task. Both groups are closely linked in the infrastructure and expected to begin working at the end of this April.

The Greater Mekong Subregion biodiversity conservation corridors and project management plans will be put into operation from 2019, said Vice Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Environment Nguyen The Dong (Photo: Baotainguyenmoitruong.vn)

GMS biodiversity conservation corridors to operate from 2019

The Greater Mekong Subregion biodiversity conservation corridors and project management plans will be put into operation from 2019, said Vice Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Environment Nguyen The Dong.