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.
Many of the streets around Hanoi and HCM City are currently facing a traffic quagmire with congestion affecting popular thoroughfares as droves of people travel to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
HCM City will host cultural and amusement events at many places in the downtown area during the Tet (the Lunar New Year) holiday, which begin on February 15.
PSNews – The Foreign Investment Department under the Ministry of Plan and Investment announced that, in January, Vietnam attracted nearly 1.3 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI).
PSNews - The Ho Chi Minh Municipal Police on January 31 held a ceremony to open the Tan Son Nhat Airport Police Station, a unit under the Tan Binh District Police, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
PSNews - The Municipal Police of Ho Chi Minh City held a conference on January 20 to review its work in 2017 and roll out its working plan for 2018.
A project to give an educational opportunities to disabled students launched by the Disability Research and Capacity Development Center (DRD) in Ho Chi Minh City has made a real difference.
Ho Chi Minh City is destined to reach Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) growth of between 8.3% and 8.5% for 2018, according to a January 2 conference on the city’s socio-economic development.
The Ho Chi Minh City government has dismissed a proposal to build vertical rotating parking lots in the city's downtown because the project would take up too much of the already limited public space.
The HCM City Book Street on Nguyen Van Binh Street in District 1 has attracted 2.4 million visitors this year, earning a turnover of VND50 billion (US$2.2 million), according to the Viet Nam Publishers Association (VNPA).
Ho Chi Minh City will host its annual festival to honour ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress), which is known as the symbol of feminine beauty in Vietnam, during March 3-25.
PSNews–The Standing Committees of the Central Party Committee of Public Security and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Municipal Party Committee held a conference to promote cooperation in maintaining local security and order and building the public security forces coupled with socio-economic development in the city.
Organisations and individuals at the third Xuan noi đao xa (Spring in the Far Island) programme held in HCM City on December 17 donated more than VND15 billion (US$660,000) to support island residents and soldiers who are protecting the country’s sovereignty in the East Sea.
High tides have exceeded warning level three of six, submerging HCM City streets and causing terrible traffic congestion.
PSNews - VNVC always has all vaccines, including those of scarce supplies such as five-in-one Pentaxim vaccine, six-in-one InfanrixHexa, Synflorix, and Hepatitis A and B vaccines.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities are planning to establish separate areas for street food vendors along some 159 routes following the successful operation of its ‘food streets’ in the past months.
The consumer price index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City in November gained 0.17% on a monthly basis and 4.32% year-on-year, the municipal Statistics Office announced on November 29.
PSNews - Ho Chi Minh City put into operation its first-ever river bus route on November 25, hoping to ease road traffic loads.