Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend hundreds of billions of VND on building more than 100 reservoirs to store rainwater and control flooding by 2020 under a flood-control programme.
American jazz pianist Myra Melford will make her Vietnam debut in Ho Chi Minh City on August 24.
PSNews - The Fire Safety & Rescue Vietnam - Secutech Vietnam 2019 officially kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14.
Ho Chi Minh City will continue to invest in transport infrastructure in its south, according to a report by its transport department.
Vietnam’s Eastwood Energy JSC and Sweden’s CellMark Group signed a long-term contract in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 to supply wood pellets to the Japanese market.
PSNews - The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) held the opening ceremony of the 5th Public Security Forces’ Regulations, Shooting and Martial Arts Competition in Group 11 in People’s Police College 2, Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport has proposed investing 250 billion VND (10.8 million USD) to build 34 automatic toll booths to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours in the city center.
A delegation led by Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan laid wreaths and offered incense at the municipal martyrs’ cemetery in District 9 and the Ho Chi Minh City cemetery in Thu Duc district on July 27, on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam Invalids and Martyrs Day.
Ho Chi Minh City’s food and beverage market has become more vibrant with the introduction of food trucks on city streets.
Ho Chi Minh City posted an economic growth rate of 7.86 percent year-on-year in the first half of the year to 611.5 trillion (26.3 billion USD).
As the State Bank of Vietnam has tightened the control over real estate loans to ensure sustainable development of the market and safety of the banking sector, property transactions have fallen down in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the first six months of the year, experts said at a recent meeting in Hanoi.
Ho Chi Minh City will begin implementing preferential policies from July 15 to attract and retain talented people who can contribute to the city’s economic, social and cultural development.
PSNews – The Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Police Department on July 11 held a reception between functional units under the Department with local people and businesses to answer inquiries regarding the administrative procedures.
The market for integrated circuits (IC) and semiconductors in Vietnam has huge potential, offering great investment opportunities for domestic and foreign enterprises, according to experts.
Experience in carrying out artificial intelligence (AI) projects was discussed at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on June 26.
A workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on June 21 gave several recommendations to Vietnamese firms to help them capitalise on Middle Eastern and African markets, which are believed to be greatly potential destinations for Vietnamese goods.
PSNews - The Investigation Police Department on Drug-related Crimes and the Police Departments of Tay Ninh and Ho Chi Minh City have just cracked down on a major transnational drug trafficking ring from Cambodia to Vietnam.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on June 1 held a ceremony to launch a movement encouraging locals to practice swimming against drowning.
PSNews - The French Navy’s anti-air frigate Forbin docked at Hiep Phuoc port, Nha Be district, Ho Chi Minh City, on May 28, beginning a seven-day visit to Ho Chi Minh city.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony to mark Lord Buddha’s 2563rd birthday at the Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda on May 19.