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HCMC prepares plans for national election in case of severe Covid-19 outbreak (11/05)
Ho Chi Minh City is on its way to complete necessary preparation for the upcoming national election, right in the time of the newest unexpected outbreak of Covid-19. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung about alternatives and safety measures to ensure disease prevention for this important election.
Strong propositions inquired for run-down apartment buildings in HCMC (11/05)
Run-down apartment buildings in HCMC have been receiving only minor renovation works due to administrative problems, and HCMC officials are calling for stronger methods to have them rebuilt entirely.
Six wagons of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line arrive in HCMC (11/05)
Japanese ship, Kaisa, carrying eight Japanese engineers and six wagons of the metro line No. 1 linking Ben Thanh in District 1 to Suoi Tien Theme Park in Thu Duc City docked at Khanh Hoi Port in District 4, Ho Chi Minh City this morning after a nine-day journey.
State President holds working session with Cu Chi, Hoc Mon districts in HCMC (07/05)
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined other candidates for the upcoming elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People’s Councils in Ho Chi Minh City at a conference reviewing the socio-economic-cultural situation and national defence-security in HCMC's outlying districts of Cu Chi and Hoc Mon on May 6.
2021 Top Thai Brands expo kicks off in HCM City (07/05)
The 2021 Top Thai Brands expo opened at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on May 6.
HCMC closes bars, dance clubs again as Covid-19 response (05/05)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong directed all karaoke venues, bars and discotheques to suspend operations from 18:00 on April 30 in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus.
HCMC aims for ‘smart city’ status by 2025 (05/05)
HCMC authorities will continue to resolve flooding and traffic congestion, build major transport works, and streamline administrative procedures to reach “smart city” status by 2030, a city official has said.
HCM City lures US$1.14 billion in FDI in four months (05/05)
HCM City reported a foreign direct investment (FDI) influx of US$1.14 billion in the first four months of 2021, posting a year-on-year decline of 12.92 percent.
Nguyen Huu Canh Street upgrading project to be completed on April 30 (29/04)
The Ho Chi Minh City Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and Investment reported that the Nguyen Huu Canh Street upgrading project will be completed on April 30.
HCM City to expand mobile, e-commerce coverage (29/04)
Ho Chi Minh City aims to develop mobile commerce and expand e-commerce coverage in domestic markets until 2030, focusing on high quality platforms and co-operation between platforms and businesses.
HCMC to keep on creating favorable conditions for Can Gio's development (29/04)
The recognition of Can Gio coastal district as a new-style rural area and its Thanh An Commune as an island commune marked a turning point for the district’s development and opened many opportunities for the area’s economic growth, Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC Nguyen Thanh Phong said at an announcement ceremony on April 27.
Vietnam, Singapore strengthen strategic partnership (29/04)
Vietnam and Singapore have get good achievements in their strategic partnership over the past years and maintained multifaceted relations development under the significant impact of the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.
HCMC steps up AI development efforts (23/04)
To develop research into and the application of artificial intelligence (AI), authorities in HCMC may pilot order placing and public procurement and call for studies from scientists and businesses engaged in the field.
17 collectives, 33 individuals honoured for overseas Vietnamese affairs (23/04)
As many as 17 collectives and 33 individuals were honoured at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 20 for their achievements in overseas Vietnamese (OV) affairs in the city for the 2018-2020 period.
New key transport projects to be commenced in HCM City (23/04)
Ho Chi Minh City will implement a number of key transport projects, including those connecting regions, belt routes, projects in the city’s gateway area, and in Thu Duc city.
No trade-off between economic growth, environmental protection: HCMC Party Chief (20/04)
Economic development must go together with environmental protection. HCMC is absolutely certain that there is no trade-off between economic growth and environmental protection.
Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien metro route to receive disbursement soon (20/04)
The value of ODA loans for the No. 1 metro route through Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien is soon to be determined by the HCMC People’s Committee at the request of The Government Office on behalf of Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 14, 2021.
HCMC, Japan see much potentials for cooperation (20/04)
Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee cum Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong on April 16 hosted a reception for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan Yamada Takio.
HCMC launches economic census on nearly 295,000 businesses (20/04)
The economic census in HCMC taken by the city’s Statistical Office from March 1-May 30 has so far collected information from 46.3 percent out of the total number of 294,700 companies counted in the census.
Development of logistics industry needs outstanding mechanism, policy support (12/04)
City has just approved and issued a project to develop the logistics industry in the city until 2025, with a vision to 2030 to develop logistics to become a key service industry of the city, account for an increasingly high proportion in the structure of the gross regional domestic product (GRDP), thereby, helping the city to improve the role of the hub for domestic goods exchange and connection with the international market, contributing to reducing the rate of national logistics costs against the national GDP.

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