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).
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh launched the Year of Traffic Safety 2018 during a ceremony in Hanoi on January 3.
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 People’s Committee on December 29 announced the city’s top ten events in 2017 as follows:
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 Vietnam Railway officially put the automatic ticket gates into operation in order to improve customer service and ensure security, order and safety at the stations.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has called on the US to facilitate cooperation between the city and US partners to establish a start-up ecosystem, promote innovation, and develop smart city project and innovation centre in the city.
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is set to pilot the rental of state-owned cars in a bid to offset their overall cost to the state budget.
PSNews- 12 short animated films nominated at the Oscar are screened in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi from October 4 to 9.
Ho Chi Minh City drew US$3.71 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past nine months, up 64.3 percent year on year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
The Goethe-Institut opens the festival on the 6th of September 2017 in Hanoi. A selection of the newest and most popular films from Germany, of various genres from drama, family, comedy to thriller will be shown in Hanoi, Haiphong, Da Nang, Hue and Ho Chi Minh city.
The whirlwind formally known as Saigon is a hot, noisy, dynamic city that rarely sleeps, with a complex history and plenty of culture to soak up. Here are 10 ways to make the most of a visit, according to The Independent: