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HCMC should prioritize environmentally-friendly garbage treatment projects (25/01)
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said that Ho Chi Minh City needs to prioritize environmentally-friendly waste treatment projects.
Young businesspersons focus on creative businesses (25/01)
Young people who have an entrepreneurial spirit will change their trends in doing businesses this year when it has been predicted to suffer great fluctuations due to impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Thu Duc City needs special mechanisms of development: Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan (25/01)
Head of Ho Chi Minh City Delegation of National Assembly Deputies, Nguyen Thien Nhan proposed special mechanisms and jurisdiction for Thu Duc City’s development.
HCM City accelerating work on bus rapid transit route (20/01)
A number of bidding packages under the Green Transport Development Project, to develop a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in HCM City, are scheduled to be kick started in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the HCM City Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and Investment.
HCM City works to ensure food safety, steady prices during Tet (20/01)
Food companies in the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City have enough stocks to meet demand during Tet in mid-February, Trieu Do Hong Phuoc, head of the HCM City People’s Council's Committee for Economy and Budget, has said.
HCM City hosts numerous activities during Tet holiday (20/01)
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has planned a panoply of activities to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, which falls on February 11-17 this year.
Some sections of HCMC- Long Thanh- Dau Giay Expressway to be expanded to 8 lanes (15/01)
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) yesterday said that the upgrade and expansion project of Ho Chi Minh City- Long Thanh- Dau Giay Expressway and project of Dong Nai- Lam Dong Expressway is being speeded up the construction.
HCMC’s total retail sales of goods rise 11.9 percent in 2020 (15/01)
The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, on January 13, held a conference to summarize its activities in 2020, deploy the plan for 2021, and honor the typical industrial and supporting industry products in HCMC in 2020.
HCMC interested in improving investment environment for foreign investors (15/01)
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday had a meeting with newly-appointed Consul General of India to HCMC Mr. Madan Mohan Sethi.
Experts, businesses discuss how to rebuild tourism when recovery comes (15/01)
Experts and enterprise representatives from travel agencies discussed how to revive travel activities at the National Travel Agents Forum 2021 held in the Northern City of Hai Phong on January 13.
HCM City's retail market grows by 11.9 percent despite pandemic (11/01)
The retail market of the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City grew by 11.9 percent to 759.7 trillion VND (32.84 billion USD).
HCM City focuses on caring for the needy ahead of Tet (11/01)
HCM City has planned various activities to care for the needy and policy beneficiaries on the occasion of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year), the most important festival of Vietnamese people in a year.
Tan Son Nhat runway upgrade project completed (11/01)
The inauguration ceremony of the runway upgrade project at two busiest airports in the country, Tan Son Nhat and Noi Bai was held in HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on January 10.
Credit growth of HCMC reaches 8 percent (11/01)
According to the State Bank of Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City Branch (SBV-HCMC), the credit growth in the city was at 8 percent last year.
HCMC plans to reform administration with available service attitude: Chairman (11/01)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said that the municipal government is determined to change their working approaches and carry out radical administrative reform with availability of service attitude.
HCMC proposes capital allocation to speed up progress of key projects (05/01)
Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), visited some places that are blockage points of flooding, environmental pollution, traffic congestion, and medical overload in Ho Chi Minh City on January 4, with the participation of Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Vo Van Hoan, Director of the Department of Planning and Investment of HCMC Le Thi Huynh Mai, and leaders of departments of HCMC. Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), visited some places that are blockage points of flooding, environmental pollution, traffic congestion, and medical overload in Ho Chi Minh City on January 4, with the participation of Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Vo Van Hoan, Director of the Department of Planning and Investment of HCMC Le Thi Huynh Mai, and leaders of departments of HCMC.
Genetic consultation center set up in HCMC (05/01)
The Ho Chi Minh City-based University Medical Hospital in coordination with the Medical Genetics Institute and Gene Solutions Company yesterday officially established a genetic consultation center which will provide information and support to people who have, or may be at risk for, genetic disorders.
Huge capital needed to fully develop HCMC’s Eastern innovative urban area (28/12)
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Planning and Architecture has just submitted to HCMC People’s Committee a proposal for the project ‘Forming and Developing the Eastern highly interactive, innovative urban area in the period 2020-2025’. This area is where the to-be Thu Duc City is located. The project estimates the necessary state budget for infrastructure, economic, and social growth, reaching US$1.8 billion.
HCMC to start running Thu Duc City on March 1 (28/12)
HCMC’s government will start running Thu Duc City on March 1, 2021, according to the municipal People’s Committee at a working session between the Ministry of Home Affairs and the HCMC People’s Committee to discuss about regulations and implementation guidance on organizing urban administrative units in HCMC on December 24.
HCMC focusing on developing renewable energy (28/12)
Being one of the fastest growing cities in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has a dense population, and thus an extremely high energy demand. As energy depletion is serious in the country, HCMC has actively tried to promote alternative energy sources while encouraging energy conservation in the community.

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