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HCMC Party Chief visits people in medical lockdown areas (30/07)
Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen yesterday paid several visits to workers living in medical lockdown areas in hope of spiriting them up and reminding them to observe social distance rules strictly.
Vietnam regards US as leading partner in foreign policy: President (30/07)
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in Hanoi on July 29, during which the former affirmed that Vietnam always considers the US as a leading partner in its foreign policy and wants to further develop bilateral cooperative ties in areas of mutual interest.
Vietnam’s exports up 25.5 percent in seven months (30/07)
Vietnam’s export earnings hit US$27 billion in July, down 0.8 percent month-on-month and up 8.4 percent year-on-year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO) on July 29.
Nearly 660,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses arrive in HCMC (30/07)
A batch of 659,900 AstraZeneca vaccine doses arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on July 29, reported the Health Ministry.
Medical lockdown areas in HCMC guaranteed sufficient essential commodities (16/07)
Functional agencies of Ho Chi Minh City, led by the HCMC Industry and Trade Department, yesterday visited various grocery stores and supermarkets to survey the goods supply for medical lockdown areas around the city.
Social distancing vital for containing pandemic (16/07)
Ho Chi Minh City has now issued Directive 16 to implement strict social distancing in public places. This is a necessary decision taken by City authorities to ensure that the pandemic remains contained.
Media agencies must provide accurate information, curb fake news: HCMC leader (16/07)
Press agencies, functional departments and units in the media sector have to be responsible for providing accurate information to residents and curbing false news proliferation leading to social disturbances and cope with severe fines for disseminating fake news, Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen stressed at a conference on prevention and control work of the coronavirus disease with the participation of media agencies on July 14.
HCMC to apply Prime Minister’s Directive 16 from July 9 (09/07)
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong announced at a meeting with the city’s Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control yesterday that HCMC is to enter a citywide social distance time following Directive No.16 of the Prime Minister for 15 days, starting from 12am July 9.
097 campaign expected to battle coronavirus epidemic in HCMC (09/07)
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Head of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, and Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday afternoon had a working session with administrators in districts 6, 7, and Binh Chanh on implementing Directive 16 and the 097 campaign on epidemic prevention and control.
Ministry mobilizes over 10,000 medical workers to HCMC for Covid-19 fight (09/07)
Currently, in a bid to boost its response to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City, the Ministry of Health has mobilized more than 10,000 medical workers from hospitals and students from medical schools nationwide to the southern metropolis.
PM works with eight southern localities on pandemic control measures (05/07)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on July 4 chaired an online meeting with leaders of eight southern localities on measures to stamp out the Covid-19 pandemic.
HCMC Party Chief inspects Covid-19 preventive practices in Binh Tan District (05/07)
Speaking at the working session on Covid-19 Prevention and Control work with Binh Tan District’s authority on July 3, Secretary of the HCMC Party’s Committee Nguyen Van Nen asked the district to continue the propaganda and inspection of Covid-19 prevention and control, impose strict fine on those violate the current Covid-19 regulations.
Digital banking boom in Vietnam during coronavirus pandemic (05/07)
The novel coronavirus pandemic could act as a catalyst for digital banking adoption changing the consumption behavior of customers who do not want to go to banks for transactions in order to limit exposure. Therefore, the banking industry is increasingly promoting the digitalization of banking services via apps to attract more consumers.
HCMC greenlights public investment plan for 2021-2025 period (28/06)
The 10th Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council for the 2021-2026 tenure this morning approved a resolution about the plan to allocate medium-term public investment in HCMC for the period from 2021 – 2025.
HCMC plans to perform Covid-19 testing for five million people (28/06)
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday issued the plan to implement Covid-19 testing for about five million people in residential areas, industrial parks, export processing zones and high-tech industrial parks in Thu Duc City and districts from June 26 to July 5.
Remote work to drive digital transformation in HCM City (23/06)
About half of the staff at State agencies and units are being encouraged to work from home in the ongoing effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City.
HCMC tightens control of temporary street markets, illegal selling sites (23/06)
The Department of Trade and Industry of HCMC has asked the People’s Committees of Thu Duc City, districts, wholesale markets, traditional markets, supermarkets, convenience stores, businesses providing market stability, stores selling foods and essential goods across the city to strictly comply with the Directive No.10 on enhancement of Covid-19 prevention and control issued by the municipal People's Committee.
To build 12-ha new parks to create more urban green space to city landssape (23/06)
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Construction yesterday said that in order to gradually improve the quality of life and the environment to create more urban green space for the city landscape, the southern metropolis will invest in building additional 10-hectare new public buildings and public parks.
HCMC Chairman inspects Covid-19 vaccine administration (23/06)
HCMC Chairman inspects Covid-19 vaccine administration
Even more proposed solutions for people, businesses: HCMC leaders (15/06)
The Covid-19 situation in HCMC and corresponding solutions were once again brought up by Member of the Politburo, Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen in the online meeting of the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on June 14.

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