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.
Ho Chi Minh City tops the nation in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction, 30 years since the first foreign investor was allowed to operate in Vietnam on January 1, 1988.
HCM City Public Transport Management Centre has proposed raising the bus fares by VND1,000 (4 US cents) to recover the costs of purchasing new buses.
Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Minister of Public Security on March 21 worked with the Fire Prevention and Fighting Police of Ho Chi Minh City.
HCM City’s metro lines are facing various issues with procedures, disbursement, and cost overrun.
Ho Chi Minh City has set a target of having 18 doctors and 42 hospital beds per 10,000 residents in 2018 so as to increase the quality of health check-ups and treatment.
PSNews – Hundreds of police officers deployed to ensure security and order during the First Full Moon Festival in Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City, where thousands of people joined a grand marching and celebration.
A grand ceremony was held at the Thong Nhat (Reunification) Palace, Ho Chi Minh City on January 31 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the General Tet Offensive in the spring of 1968.
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.