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Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has granted an interview to the Japanese media ahead of his official visit to the Northeast Asian country, saying that Vietnam wishes to bring bilateral relations to a new height.
German securities news site Börse-online.de on November 22 ran an article highlighting the high prospect of the stock market of Vietnam and the Vietnamese economy after COVID-19, underlining that the Southeast Asian country may grow 8 percent next year.
Vietnam–US trade could hit 100 billion USD in this year, up 221 times against the figure in 1995 when the two countries normalised relations.
Shopping season 2021 launched (17/11)
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Commerce (DoIC) in collaboration with the departments of Tourism and Health on November 15 launched the largest concentrated promotion programme entitled “Shopping Season 2021".
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 15 visited outstanding teachers in Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of the upcoming Vietnam Teachers' Day (November 20).
Ho Chi Minh City has just launched a 90-day campaign to achieve the dual targets of Covid-19 prevention, control and socio-economic growth for the year of 2021. All districts and Thu Duc City are rushing with innovative, practical solutions to meet their assigned goals, focusing mostly on supporting businesses to overcome challenges posed by the pandemic.
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen affirmed that the city authorities will continue to improve the investment environment, create favorable conditions and promptly handle difficulties, obstacles for foreign investors, including Aeon Vietnam.
According to the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, the city will prioritize sources to complete Ring Road No.2 from 2021 through 2025, especially the first and second phases of the project; finish the investment procedures and start works of Ring Road No.3.
Supply chains in Southeast Asia are racing to recover to full strength after months of factory stoppages and production cuts, including Vietnam which is seeing a rapid return to normality, according to an article published on Japan’s Nikkei newspaper.
Apart from the internal sources, Ho Chi Minh City needs assistance from external sources, especially from foreign countries. For this reason, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen defined the German city of Frankfurt as one of the localities to promote cooperation in terms of finance, education and urban planning.
Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen carried out an inspection of Covid-19 prevention and control works at PouYuen Vietnam Company in Binh Tan District’s Tan Tao Ward on November 9.
Sport footwear maker Pouyuen Vietnam in Tan Binh district, Ho Chi Minh City, announced on November 2 that its over 38,000 workers have returned to work, or 70 percent of the total.
Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Foreign Affairs Tran Phuoc Anh, on behalf of the city's leaders, on November 4 came to the Consulate General of Cambodia in the city to present flowers and extend congratulations on the occasion of the country’s 68th Independence Day (November 9).
Vice Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang yesterday had a meeting with the People’s Committee of Can Gio District regarding plans for the development of night tourism economy in the area.
The People’s Committee of HCMC on November 2 sent an urgent dispatch to the Department of Education and Training, the Department of Finance and the People’s Committees of Thu Duc City and 21 districts across the city to implement a financial aid worth VND427 billion (US$18.7 million) for students in the city in the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year.
HCMC resumes in-person dining (28/10)
HCMC People's Committee on Wednesday issued its decision to allow in-person dining to resume from Thursday, after five months of closure and delivery-only operations due to the severe Covid-19 outbreak.
After months in lockdown, several provinces and cities nationwide have resumed tourism activities and reopened for visitors under strict safety guidelines.
Van Don International Airport has officially reopened to receive commercial flights connecting the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh and HCMC, starting on October 27 to meet domestic flying demand.
Ho Chi Minh City’s first metro line extends between Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in Thu Duc new city. The city authorities are drafting design and construction plans for urban development along the line.
Vice Chairman of HCM City People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc and Vice Mayor of China’s Shanghai Zong Ming discussed cooperation orientations between the two cities during virtual talks held on October 19.