The downtown of HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

Megacities establishment encounters many obstacles

The creation of several new hundreds-of-hectare urban areas in various regions in Vietnam lately has positively contributed to the national socio-economic development. However, the formation of these megacities has encountered many obstacles related to both legal issues and infrastructure insufficiency.

Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro (PHoto: SGGP)

HCMC speeds up traffic system to connect with neighboring provinces

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong, his Deputy Le Van Khoa, relevant agencies yesterday and the Ministry of Transport worked on traffic situation in inner city and traffic system to connect with neighboring provinces.