As many as 37 professional troupes are competing in the HCM City Open Unicorn-Lion-Dragon Dance Championship being held during weekends at Dam Sen Park in District 11.
The following are facts you should know about touring this bustling city.
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.
PSNews – The Ho Chi Minh City authorities held a conference on August 11 to announce the Government’s Resolution No.80/2018 on the city’s adjusted land-use master plan to 2020 and the land-use plan in last phase of the period 2016-2020.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong held a meeting on August 10 with visiting Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane, who said his country wants to further promote concrete cooperation projects with the city.
As many as 550 businesses from 20 nations and territories are presenting their products at the 22nd International Exhibition on Food and Beverage and the 22nd International Exhibition on Food Processing, Packing Technology and Equipment (VietFood & Beverage – ProPack), that opened in HCM City on August 8.
Many State-owned public utility companies in Ho Chi Minh City are set to be equitised in 2019.
“Though it has long been heralded as a hip destination, Vietnam’s southern supercity somehow keeps getting cooler” is how Lonely Planet describes Ho Chi Minh City which it has named the third best place to visit in Asia this year.
As many as 778 students with outstanding performance in the 2017 - 2018 academic school year in Ho Chi Minh City were honoured in a ceremony held on July 18.
The HCM City chapter of the Vietnam Youth Federation on July 15 held a ceremony to launch the 25th “Green Summer” voluntary campaign, attracting more than 60,000 students to social activities.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception in the city on July 6 for head of the Publicity Department at the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee Huang Kunming.
A get-together was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 29 to mark the 95th year since President Ho Chi Minh (then Nguyen Ai Quoc) set foot in Russia for the first time (June 30-1923-2018).
Authorised forces in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27 discovered and seized about 12.5 kilogrammes of methamphetamine hidden in eight parcels sent to Vietnam from some European countries via express mail service (EMS).
PSNews – The 8th Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Cities (TPO) took place on June 21 in Ho Chi Minh City with the participation of about 130 reputable Asian experts.
PSNews - In recent days, domestic dissidents and extremists with supports from overseas hostile reactionary forces distorted some contents of the draft Law on Special Administrative and Economic Zone and recently-approved Law on Cyber Security and provoked people to participate in demonstrations, causing social disturbances in HCM city, Binh Thuan and Long An.
Ho Chi Minh City Police said on June 14 that they are consolidating dossiers to deal with 310 people who caused public disorder in recent days.
HCM City has set a target of treating 90 per cent discharged water into rivers and canals by 2020.
Ho Chi Minh City recorded key economic achievements in the first five months of the year, heard the municipal People’s Committee’s meeting on May 30.
The Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha held a music gala named “Lua thieng bat diet” (Eternal sacred fire) on May 27 as part of the activities to celebrate Lord Buddha’s 2,562nd birthday.
Ho Chi Minh City will host three continental taekwondo championships later this month.