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.
Ho Chi Minh City will become the second fastest growing economy in Asia by 2021, according to a study by the UK-based Oxford Economics, reported Bloomberg.
The People’s Committee of HCMC has assigned District 9 to set up a land withdrawal plan which will be submit to the Prime Minister for approval to develop a science and technology park project.
Many roads and pavements in HCM City have again been encroached by illegal parking areas and street vendors after city authorities halted their campaign to clear the pavements four months ago.
Forty-two sculptures in the themes of youth and love are on display at an exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City’s Van Thanh Tourist Park.
The HCM City Department of Information and Communication is working with companies to provide free wi-fi for 100,000 workers by 2019.
A Vietnamese - Korean cultural festival set for Ho Chi Minh City this autumnis gearing up for another extravaganza of free cultural delights, showcasing the diversity, multiculturalism and integration between the two countries peoples.
Many pavements in HCM City centre have again been adopted by business, particularly restaurants and bars.
A huge blaze that broke out late on Thursday night destroyed some 5,000sq.m of a warehouse near Sai Gon Port in HCM City’s District 4.
Ho Chi Minh City is planning to open a few more book streets after the first one in the downtown area turned out to be a much bigger success than expected.
Ho Chi Minh City’s gross regional domestic product grew by 7.76 percent in the first half of this year, higher than the same period in the past two years.
The cooperative economic sector in Ho Chi Minh City aims to achieve an annual growth rate of 10% from 2017 – 2020, said the municipal Cooperative Alliance’s Chairwoman Le Hoang Yen on June 13.
HCM City has 40 landslide locations including 23 dangerous areas near rivers and canals in eight districts, according to the city’s Department of Transport.
Green trees in Ho Chi Minh City are continuously falling victim to damage and illegal chopping while authorities are powerless to step-in due to a lack of specific authorization.
The southern fruit festival, the 13th of its kind, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1, attracting visitors from far and wide.
The ongoing Southern Land Cuisine Festival at Dam Sen Park in Ho Chi Minh City has drawn hundreds of visitors coming to savour more than 250 specialities of three regions.
Couleurs d’Asie by Réhahn – Saigon, a new gallery by Hoi An-based photographer Réhahn, will open in HCM City on June 1.
HCM City authorities have been asked to develop a master plan for urban underground spaces to prepare for the opening of subway lines in the city.