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Half of congestion-prone spots in Saigon to be addressed this year

Half of congestion-prone spots in Saigon to be addressed this year

The HCMC Department of Transport will focus on dealing with 37 sites prone to traffic congestion, yet the leader of this agency believes only 18 of them can be addressed this year and the rest must wait until the

ACV abuses monopoly power, causes bad service quality at airports

Airport Corporation of Vietnam, the sole airport company managing which manages the 22 airports across the country, has recently been found committing several violations.

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Poor management of alien species raises alarm

Experts have expressed alarm over the nation’s poor management of invasive and harmful alien species after two cases were widely reported by the media this month.

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Deputy minister questioned over huge personal assets

Industry and Trade Deputy Minister Ho Thi Kim Thoa has been in the public spotlight these days after being found to hold a large stake in a local light bulb firm.

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Visitors pester HCM City zoo animals

Many visitors to the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens in HCM City have been caught deliberately provoking animals and climbing the fences despite warnings.

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Hanoi hospitals seek external funding

In a bid to raise capital and improve medical treatment services, Hanoi is seeking both local and foreign investors to buy stakes in public hospitals it owns.

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HCMC leaders to check work by smartphone

Ho Chi Minh City authorities will use smart mobile devices to manage and examine work, a representative from the city’s Department of Information and Communications (DIC) told the Steering Committee of the Smart City project recently.

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Young people criticised for behaviour at religious sites

Trinh Hoa Binh, head of Vietnam Sociology Association has criticised young people for wearing revealing clothes at pagodas or being violent at festivals.

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