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.
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.
Twenty six buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) began plying on route No 32 on Saturday in HCM City.
Ho Chi Minh City supports the opening of a direct air route to Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, said Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
The HCM City People’s Committee has instructed District 8 authorities to speed up land acquisition and compensation payment to enable the construction of an aromatic substances and chemical trading centre by the beginning of next year.
Residents have welcomed efforts to move electrical wires and telecommunication cables underground in downtown HCM City.
HCM City’s Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line is facing a high risk of lagging behind schedule due to a shortage of capital.
The city risks losing its tourists if architecture gems keep disappearing.
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes and is ready to create the best conditions for British businesses to invest in the city, especially in building infrastructure for transport, healthcare, education, and e-government.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Van Khoa asked relevant departments to improve management and take measures to tackle factors that could create the conditions for a property market bubble.
A Botanical-Animal Museum has opened at the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens (Saigon Zoo) in HCM City.