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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.
At a virtual meeting of the city Steering Board for Covid-19 Prevention and Control this morning, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong decided an extension of social distancing measures under the Prime Minister’s Directive No.15 from 0:00 on June 15 till 0:00 on June 30.
Regarding concerns about vaccine supply, the Party’s Committee of HCMC has made utmost efforts to seek trusted sources of Covid-19 vaccine, actively negotiate with providers and buy more vaccines to inoculate the city’s entire population as soon as possible.
The HCMC People’s Committee on June 10 held a conference for city leaders to gather opinions from businesses affected by Covid-19 and discuss solutions to support them.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to draw up plans for the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while ramping up efforts to seek vaccine sources, Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said on May 31.
The Ministry of Transport yesterday said that the agency had submitted to the Prime Minister for approval the national specialized plan for road, railway, maritime way, inland waterway and aviation in the period of 2021 – 2030, vision to 2050.
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just issued a detailed plan for the project ‘Solutions to Decrease Labor-intensiveness in Labor-intensive Industries in HCMC – Hi-tech Enhancement is a Case Study’.
HCMC’s government will focus on implementing major flood reduction and environmental improvement projects from now until 2025.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on May 26 received Jefferey S. Goss, Associate Vice Provost at the Arizona State University (ASU) of the US, who is paying a working visit to the city.
HCMC urban planning projects in 2040-2060 period asked to be urgently completed
Ho Chi Minh City is determined to regain its position as a major economic hub of Southeast Asia, with enhanced finance, trade, and travel services. To be able to do so, Ho Chi Minh City now needs a labor force of world class quality.
Vietnam is ranked the 10th best place in the world for expats, according to the recently released 2021 Expat Inside Survey by InterNations, considered the biggest global expat community.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse, and Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee, Nguyen Van Nen attended the opening ceremony of the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People's Councils for the 2021-26 tenure on May 23 at the constituency No.9 in HCMC’s Cu Chi District.
Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of HCMC, To Thi Bich Chau on May 17 led a delegation of officials from the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee to visit Most Venerable Thich Giac Toan, Vice President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2565th birthday.
Construction of 11 anti-flooding projects and one environmental sanitation project costing more than VND8 trillion (US$347.83 million) will begin in HCM City before the end of the year, the municipal Department of Construction has said.
Due to the newest outbreak of Covid-19 in Vietnam, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications (DoIC) offers 100 percent of its level-4 public services online to minimize direct contact between citizens and state officers, actively preventing any possible spread of the virus.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Japanese counterpart Suga Yoshihide lauded the growing Vietnam – Japan ties and discussed ways to boost the two nations’ extensive strategic partnership at their phone talks on May 17.
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.
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.
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.