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).
Demands for manual labour is rising Ho Chi Minh City, accounting for 50% of the recruitment, but young people prefer better jobs.
The Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City hosted a reception on June 1 to mark the 72nd anniversary of Italy’s National Day and the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Italy diplomatic ties.
Ho Chi Minh City will host three continental taekwondo championships later this month.
Ho Chi Minh City is calling for investment in waterway and seaport projects.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan is paying a working visit to Israel from May 21-25 to strengthen the city’s cooperation with Israel and learn from the country’s experience in building smart cities.
A delegation of senior officials of Ho Chi Minh City on May 19 offered incense and flowers at the Ho Chi Minh Museum’s city branch and Ho Chi Minh Statue in the southern city on the occasion of the late leader’s 128th birth anniversary (May 19, 1890).
Ho Chi Minh City authorities are adopting measures in a bid to complete the traffic infrastructure especially in the eastern gateway.
PSNews - Ho Chi Minh Municipal People Committee is set to pilot paying travelling costs for officials, instead of state-owned cars, in a bid to reduce costs to the city’s State budget of its 5 lower-level agencies.
Three major cities of Vietnam - Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang - will be part of the ASEAN network of smart cities being proposed by Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on April 26.
PSNews - The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Transportation in collaboration with the Public Transportation Management Center and HCMC Book Street on April 21 inaugurated the bookbus system.
HCM City’s Department of Planning and Architecture is holding an exhibition to show off its proposed new administrative centre.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underlined the Government’s determination to speed up the progress of Ho Chi Minh City’s metro project to serve the city’s development, reduce traffic congestions and effectively use capital.