The amount of household solid waste (HSW) in major cities nationwide is expected to increase by 10-16 percent a year on average. However, the most common waste treatment method in Vietnam, which is mere burying, has proved its unsuitability for the modern and environmentally friendly development trend at present.
Although Resolution 54 has brought fresh wind to Ho Chi Minh City, due to many reasons, after more than four years of implementation, the results have not been as expected. At this time, HCMC is in dire need of a new specific policy and mechanism to develop properly.
The implementation of Resolution No.54/2017 of the National Assembly on piloting specific mechanisms and policies to develop Ho Chi Minh City with many difficulties in more than four years has left the city with lots of valuable experience. It is high time that HCMC needed frankly look back to prepare better for the proposal and implementation of new mechanisms and policies in the coming time.
The office of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee yesterday said Deputy Chairman Vo Van Hoan has requested the Department of Construction to roll out policies and mechanisms to attract investment in anti-flooding projects.
The project ‘Supporting national innovative startup ecosystems’ (Project 844) has achieved impressive results in becoming a strong foundation for the startup community nationwide and raising the public’s awareness about innovative startup activities in various fields.