The Hanoitimes - In April, Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company announced to launch a flood warning system via HSDC Maps app in IOS and Android smartphones. Hanoi flooded after heavy downpours Urban flood control remains urgent issue in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) will follow Hanoi in developing an app to warn about flooded spots in rainfall as rainy season looms. A flooded street in the rainy season in HCM City. According to Director of Construction Department Le Hoa Binh, the city will develop a handy flood warning app for its people not to travel through inundated areas under the rains, according to Tuoi Tre newspaper. The app will be an upgraded version of the municipal portal of drainage system (https://chongngap.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/baongap), which integrates more than 100 cameras feeding in pictures of the raining and flooding situation. The portal also provides weather forecast news and flood alerts. According to the department, there are still … [Read more...] about After Hanoi, HCM City to release flood warning app
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HCM City Department of Transport has agreed to pilot the use of double decker buses for tourists. A travel company proposed the idea, but the department rejected their request to end the tours at the popular and busy Nguyen Hue Street and instead want them to terminate at the Municipal Theatre. A double-decker bus in Hanoi According to the department, the display of stalls to sell tickets and distribute maps for visitors on the street as suggested by the travel company would affect traffic on the street. The bus stops will be located in front of Nha Rong Wharf on Ton Duc Thang Street, the Museum of Ho Chi Minh Campaign on Le Duan Street, the War Remnants Museum on Vo Van Tan Street and on Pham Ngu Lao, Truong Dinh and Cong Xa Paris streets. The route would operate from 9 am to 4:30 pm every day to avoid peak hours. Hanoi, Quang Nam, Danang, Thua Thien-Hue, Lam Dong and Kien Giang already use such buses. … [Read more...] about HCM City to pilot double-decker buses for visitors
An international Jiujitsu event will be held in HCM City later this month. (Photo: vothuat.vn) Hanoi (VNA) - The DUMAU Saigon International Jiujitsu Championship will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 25-26. Hundreds of athletes from 40 clubs in Asia have registered to compete. Local clubs include Kimura Bjj Vietnam, Ronin Bjj Hanoi, Saigon Jiu-Jitsu and UFC Gym Vietnam. They will face visiting martial artists of Atos Phillippines, Budo Academy, Equilibrium MMA and H/Art Jiu Jitsu. The organising board has agreed for judo and MMA athletes to take part in the competition. Fighters will be divided into weight and age categories for men and women. The championship is an Asian Jujitsu Federation event and will be held at the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium.-VNA … [Read more...] about HCM City to host international Jiujitsu championship
A group of Vietnamese tourists takes part in a 10-day trip to Turkey (Photo: baomoi.com) Hanoi (VNA) – An exhibition providing information on Turkish tourism for Vietnamese people will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from May 3-5. In addition to photos and videos of the country, members of a Vietnamese delegation who recently took part in a 10-day trip to Turkey will share their experiences at the event. Visitors will also be able to join talk shows and receive tips for travelling to the country. The event will be held free of charge at the Saigon Centre shopping mall. In July 2016, Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines opened a direct flight connecting Istanbul and Vietnam’s Hanoi and HCM City, with one flight a day each. The air routes not only act as a new transit route from Vietnam to other countries around the world, especially in the Middle East and Africa, but also intensify people-to-people exchanges. Special tours taking … [Read more...] about HCM City to host exhibition on Turkish tourism
HCM City are experiencing sweet days in the V.League under the dynasty of Republic of Korea manager Chung Hae-seong. After the first five rounds, the southern team, who finished third from bottom last season, have maintained their lead in the title race and are two points clear at the top, following an amazing unbeaten run of four wins and one draw. The home-field advantage and an effective playing style, together with their superior league experience, allow Chung’s players and their fans to look towards a commanding victory over the V.League newbies, who have conceded three defeats out of their last five matches. Despite having rescued themselves from the relegation zone after a narrow 1-0 triumph against Nam Dinh FC, there is little chance for Lee Heung-sil’s Viettel FC to create a miracle in their away game at in-form HCM City. Second-placed Hanoi FC and third-placed Hai Phong FC will clash in the most anticipated fixture of match day 6 as they seek to dethrone HCM City … [Read more...] about V.League preview: HCM City to hold onto top spot?