TAGs: HCM City

HCM City to better care for the needy

05/01/2017 10:44

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.

Transport firms add routes before Tet

08/12/2016 10:47

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.

Progress over heritage in HCM City

13/10/2016 14:02

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.

HCM City’s population growth stands at 2.15 percent in 10 years

02/04/2019 10:17

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.

HCM City to open book street on Tet holiday

22/01/2019 15:15

Nearly 100,000 books will be put on show at the annual book street festival in downtown Ho Chi Minh City from February 2-8 in celebration of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday 2019.

HCM City seeks cheaper logistics

13/01/2019 12:40

Logistics fees in Vietnam account for nearly 21 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with transport making up 60 percent of the figure, twice as much as some developed economies.

PM chairs review of pilot mechanisms for HCM City

12/01/2019 21:37

Ho Chi Minh City made socio-economic development improvements while still dealing with problems inherited from previous years after one year implementing the Politburo’s Conclusion 21-KL/TW and the National Assembly’s Resolution 54/2017/QH14 on piloting special mechanisms and policies for the city.

HCM City reviews foreign activities in 2018

24/12/2018 22:06

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of External Relations convened a conference on December 24 to review its performance in 2018 and chalk out tasks for the next year.

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

10/12/2018 15:20

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.

HCM City to begin garbage sorting on November 24

23/11/2018 19:52

Ho Chi Minh City will enforce regulations on garbage sorting on November 24, with fine of up to VND20 million (over US$850) to be imposed on those who fail to comply with the rules.

Vietnam-UK diplomatic ties marked in HCM City

26/10/2018 20:26

The constant development of the Vietnam-UK relations was highlighted at a ceremony to mark the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries in Ho Chi Minh City on October 26. 

Better cooperation needed to prevent school violence

11/10/2018 16:37

Improved cooperation between students, staff, parents and local authorities is needed to prevent violent or abusive acts at schools, educational experts said at a meeting held on October 10 in HCM City. 

HCM City to build more roads to ease congested south

23/09/2018 22:07

A proposal to build a north-south axial road in HCM City running through districts 4, 7 and Nha Be through a public-private-partnership (PPP) has been approved by the municipal People’s Committee.