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.
HCM City and aviation authorities have taken measures to ensure security at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and ease congestion in and around it during the Tet (Lunar New Year) rush.
Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Transport has asked the municipal People’s Committee to outline plans for investment in public transport in new residential areas, including new bus lanes, in an aim to reduce traffic congestion.
More than 80 percent of graduates at most colleges and vocational training schools in HCM City this year have found jobs, according to the city’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Ho Chi Minh City’s education sector plans to enhance the application of IT in management, teaching, testing, and student assessment, said Le Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
The “Ho Chi Minh City – development and integration” festival is due to take place in the southern metropolis from November 29 to December 1 with various activities, a municipal official has said.
Ho Chi Minh City always attaches importance to promoting ties with Chinese localities, said Vice Chairman of the municipal City People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan on November 15.
Ho Chi Minh City has been named in the third position among locations that feature the best real estate investment environment in the Asia-Pacific region, just behind Singapore and Japan’s Tokyo, according to a social survey report released on November 12.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new project promoting urban energy security in Vietnam on November 1 in HCM City.
The only underground market in Ho Chi Minh City has been re-opened beneath September 23 Park in District 1, downtown the city, under a new name “Central Market” after it was shut down five months ago.
The investigation agency of Ho Chi Minh City’s Police has started legal proceedings against eight defendants for illegally trading and storing drugs.
A mass wedding was held on August 12 in Ho Chi Minh City for 41 couples with disabilities.
PSNews- The International Fire Safety & Rescue and Security Technology and Equipment Exhibition and Conference 2019 will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City from August 14 to 16.
An exhibition featuring over 100 photos on important milestones in the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City during the 2015-2019 tenure kicked off in the locality on June 21.
Ho Chi Minh City announced on April 1 that its average population growth rate during 2009-2019 is 2.15 percent per annum, which means the city has an addition of 170,000 people each year, equivalent to the population of a small district in the southern hub.