Ho Chi Minh City will continue exerting efforts to improve living conditions for poor households and disadvantaged groups needing support, affirmed Nguyen Thi Thu, Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Ho Chi Minh City will focus its financial resources into key projects under the city’s 7 breakthrough programmes in 2017 in order to improve the appearance of the city and the living conditions of local residents.
Transport firms in HCM City have begun to add more buses to meet demand during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which begins in late January.
Ho Chi Minh City is in the top five of the Asia-Pacific region for real estate investment and development prospects, with annual returns expected to be up to 25%, according to a new report.
Demolition work on the Saigon Tax Trade Centre, built by the French 135 years ago, began on October 12 in HCM City to make way for a 40-storey office and hotel tower and the first metro subway route.
On October 11, a contingent of members from the London office of the Vietnam-UK Network participated in a conference with the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee.
The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City attracted more US$4.69 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 70.5%.
Business France and the French Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City organised the Vietnam-France forum on smart and sustainable urban areas on July 4.
HCM City has set a target of treating 90 per cent discharged water into rivers and canals by 2020.
More than 30 pagodas across the nation are featured in a photo book “Vietnam Pagodas” by French photographer and reporter Nicolas Cornet, which was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.
Ho Chi Minh City has more than 27,000 job vacancies in May, according to Tran Anh Tuan, Vice Director of the municipal Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.
A wide range of activities to celebrate the 128th birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam's largest city Ho Chi Minh is seeking to forward its plan for expansion and easing traffic congestion by building underground.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a meeting with foreign representative agencies in the city on February 8 on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, aiming to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between HCM City and international friends.
Ho Chi Minh City is preparing a variety of major cultural and entertainment activities at many places in the city center during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, which begins on February 16 this year.
Violations of construction regulations have been increasing in HCM City despite sanctions imposed by the city, according to the city’s Department of Construction’s inspection division.
High investment costs and low parking fees have made investors less interested in building automated car parking lots in HCM City, experts said at a workshop held on Friday.
One hundred and eighty international and Vietnamese bio-safety experts, professionals and practitioners are discussing bio-risk, bio-preparedness, and bio-terrorism at the 12th Asia-Pacific Biosafety Association (A-PBA) Conference that opened in HCM City on Thursday.
Special policies are needed to help HCM City develop faster and better, thus contributing more to the country’s development, Nguyen Thien Nhan, secretary of HCM City’s Party Committee, has said.
Twelve Vietnamese and foreign artists popular on YouTube will perform at the YouTube FanFest in HCM City on August 26.