Construction started on February 27 on the My Thuan Bridge 2 to connect the Trung Luong-My Thuan and My Thuan-Can Tho expressways between Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho, linking the two economic powerhouses of the southern region.
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan held talks with Politburo member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and Secretary and Governor of Vientiane Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune on June 15 to discuss progress of cooperation agreement signed between the two cities in 2017.
The Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City has collaborated with the municipal police to detect three postal consignments containing nearly 8kgs of meth.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of some ministries and agencies went to inspect the construction of Metro Line No. 1 in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12.
PSNews - The Binh An Ward Police Team, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on January 6 deployed a working group to residential area No.4 of Binh An Ward to receive temporary resident applications and return temporary residence permits to people in accordance with the Residence Law.
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).
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council has passed a resolution to merge HCM City’s eastern districts of 2, 9 and Thu Duc into one administrative unit to create an innovation hub tentatively called Thu Duc City.
The Ho Chi Minh City Communist Youth Union will present more than 2,000 gifts worth over 500 million VND (21,600 USD) to disadvantaged local children on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival.
The office market in Vietnamese cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is likely to recover faster post-COVID-19 than other major cities in the Asia Pacific, experts have predicted.
PSNews – After a month of training, the new traffic policewomen escort squad under the Road-Railway Traffic Police Division of the Ho Chi Minh Municipal Police Department was officially introduced on August 25.
The Sai Gon Zoo and Botanical Garden in HCM City, one of the world's oldest, has received several tonnes of meat, fruit and vegetable donations to help it take care of its animals amid the second COVID-19 outbreak.
Ho Chi Minh City has about 105,000 job vacancies in the rest of the year, according to the city Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has asked authorities in all districts to take measures to control the spread of disease in rental apartments and lodging facilities.