PSNews-State President Tran Dai Quang visited the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Police on January 23 on the eve of the lunar New Year Festival (Tet).
Vietnam received an estimated US$18.1 billion in new FDI pledges from January to November this year.
President Tran Dai Quang reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to create optimal conditions for foreign enterprises to do business in the country while receiving Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem – Group Chairman and CEO of the UAE’s DP World, on December 13 in Hanoi.
Measures to save energy in designing, constructing and operating buildings were the focus of discussion at a workshop organised by the Department of Science, Technology and Environment under the Ministry of Construction in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5.
PSNews-Senior Colonel Tran Van Luan, Chief of the Tay Ninh Provincial Criminal Police Office, who had participated in cracking down on many human trafficking rings, said that the situation of illegally transporting Vietnamese people to other countries is very complex.
The city is seeking parliamentary approval to implement the first phase of the project with possible loans from Europe.
According to AusTrade in Vietnam, “Australian oranges-Now in season” promotion campaign from September 23 to Octorber 2 at supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi such as Aeon Mall, Annam Gourmet Market, Co.opmart has kick-started the availability of Australian oranges in the Vietnam.
On September 22nd, The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has released the official opinion regarding the two issues in which public are concerning: The pilot programs to teach Russian and Chinese in 10-year system as the first foreign language and the proposal to have a separate National High School Graduation Examination in Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC).
PSNews – Many traffic police officers were deployed to support people in get through flooded streets in Ho Chi Minh City during the night of November 25.
HCM City needs to develop new laws to protect and preserve its old buildings, especially villas, experts have recommended.
A northwestern and northern mountainous specialty week was launched in Big C An Lac supermarket of Ho Chi Minh City on November 23, introducing various products of the localities to southern consumers for the first time.
PSNews- The 21st Vo Truong Toan Awards was co-held on November 18 by the Municipal Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City and Sai Gon Giai phong Newspaper.
More than 24,000 people took part in the 22nd Terry Fox Run (TFR) in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 to raise funds for cancer patients in Vietnam.
Colliers International Vietnam has just released their Vietnam Quarterly Knowledge Report Q3 2018. The report highlights the national to regional economies of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. It also briefly introduces national economic indicators such as GDP, CPI, FDI, Retail Sales and Trade Balance, and focuses on the market insights of each real estate sector.
The Blockchain Innovation Tour was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 6, as part of the series of “BIT Southeast Asia” blockchain events in the region, looking to connect projects and foreign investment funds with host countries.
Ho Chi Minh City will do its best to continue bolstering the sound neighborliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, durable and long-lasting cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia, a municipal official said.
Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities want to enhance cooperation with France in the fields of the country’s priority and strength such as smart city development, urban management, finance-banking, logistics, trade and tourism, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
PSNews - The 18th Vietnam International Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition 2018 (VTG 2018) will gather in over 400 exhibitors with over 600 booths displaying various machinery and equipment of famous brands from 11 countries and territories.
PSNews - The Chief Consultant of a huge anti-flood project in Ho Chi Minh City, worth VND 10,000 billion, has silently left Vietnam and never appeared in the country for the past 3 months. What is strange is that his signatures have still been seen on various papers as if he had still been in the country.
In the early hours of October 13, a container truck lost control whilst driving on Tran Van Giau road, HCM City, crashing into six houses by the roadside.