Cuba’s Giron victory celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

Cuba’s Giron victory celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) held a ceremony on April 16 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Cuba’s Giron victory (April 19). Read more »
Exchange held between Vietnamese peacekeepers, HCM City’s youths

Exchange held between Vietnamese peacekeepers, HCM City’s youths

Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam Youth Federation held an exchange programme on April 15 between 24 Vietnamese peacekeepers who have returned from the UN mission in South Sudan and over... Read more »
Man jailed for abusing freedom, democracy rights

Man jailed for abusing freedom, democracy rights

The People’s Court of Tan Phu district in Ho Chi Minh City on April 15 handed down a jail term of four and a half years to a former city... Read more »
HCM City advised to prioritise key transport works

HCM City advised to prioritise key transport works

Ho Chi Minh City needs to prioritise resources for transportation infrastructure, especially major roads linking its seaports, the municipal Transport Department has suggested. Read more »
HCM City beefs up cooperation with foreign partners

HCM City beefs up cooperation with foreign partners

Ho Chi Minh City treasures and wants to continue receiving support from international partners during its development process, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has said. Read more »
HCM City Party Committee mulls over socio-economic development

HCM City Party Committee mulls over socio-economic development

The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held the fifth conference in the 11th tenure on April 13 to discuss a draft report on socio-economic and budget performance in the... Read more »
HCM City to launch public bike service in August

HCM City to launch public bike service in August

The Ho Chi Minh City authorities have approved a proposal on piloting a bicycle-sharing system in District 1 for one year starting August 1 in a bid to promote public... Read more »
Students of Laos, Cambodia join New Year gathering in HCM City

Students of Laos, Cambodia join New Year gathering in HCM City

Students of Cambodia and Laos in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12 joined a get-together held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) of the city on... Read more »
Over 34 billion VND for COVID-19 vaccine purchase in HCM City

Over 34 billion VND for COVID-19 vaccine purchase in HCM City

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12 received over 34 billion VND (1.47 million USD) from businesses, local residents and overseas Vietnamese to buy... Read more »
HCM City leaders pay New Year visit to Lao Consulate General

HCM City leaders pay New Year visit to Lao Consulate General

A delegation from HCM City led by Standing Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Luu Quang paid a visit to the Lao Consulate General in the city on... Read more »
HCM City’s job market shows signs of recovery

HCM City’s job market shows signs of recovery

The labour market in Ho Chi Minh City showed signs of recovery in the first quarter of this year with more than 44,000 job positions on offer while nearly 19,500... Read more »
HCM City receives 1.45 billion USD of remittances in Q1

HCM City receives 1.45 billion USD of remittances in Q1

Ho Chi Minh City received 1.45 billion USD of overseas remittances in the first three months of this year, up 10 percent over the same period last year, reported the... Read more »
HCM City works to attract investors

HCM City works to attract investors

HCM City is taking urgent steps to tackling any and all difficulties to create a favourable business environment and encourage investors to stay. Read more »
HCM City, Singaporean ministry cooperate in education

HCM City, Singaporean ministry cooperate in education

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Singaporean Ministry of Education will cooperate in general and higher education under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) reached on April... Read more »
Over 13,000 runners take part in Techcombank HCM City Int’l Marathon

Over 13,000 runners take part in Techcombank HCM City Int’l Marathon

More than 13,000 runners from 44 localities nationwide will compete at the 4th Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon, the largest race in Vietnam, heard a press conference held... Read more »
Cho Ray Hospital becomes Int’l Society of Nephrology training centre

Cho Ray Hospital becomes Int’l Society of Nephrology training centre

Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City has been selected as one of 21 regional training centres of the Belgium-based International Society of Nephrology (ISN). Read more »
Over 10,000 job vacancies introduced at HCM City’s job fair 2021

Over 10,000 job vacancies introduced at HCM City’s job fair 2021

More than 10,000 jobs were offered at the job fair 2021 jointly held on April 3 by the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Employment Services (YES) Centre and Tuoi Tre... Read more »
HCM City: Meeting held to greet Protestants at Easter

HCM City: Meeting held to greet Protestants at Easter

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs at the Ministry of Home Affairs and authorities in HCM City hosted a meeting with local Protestant leaders on April 2 as they celebrated... Read more »
HCM City seeks to meet 65 percent of supporting industry products demand

HCM City seeks to meet 65 percent of supporting industry products demand

Ho Chi Minh City has set itself a target of meeting 65 percent of its demand for supporting industry products by 2025 by honouring and supporting business that invest in... Read more »
HCM City’s major industries regain growth momentum

HCM City’s major industries regain growth momentum

The index of industrial production (IIP) of major industries in Ho Chi Minh City increased 7.5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, 3.7 percentage points higher than... Read more »
HCM City woos investors

HCM City woos investors

HCM City is taking urgent steps to tackling any and all difficulties to create a favourable business environment and encourage investors to stay. Read more »
HCM City turns screws on marine economy

HCM City turns screws on marine economy

Marine economy and urban areas would be a new development engine of Ho Chi Minh City, experts have said. Read more »
Investment in HCM City’s industrial, processing zones up

Investment in HCM City’s industrial, processing zones up

Total new and additional investment capital in Ho Chi Minh City’s industrial and processing zones reached 224.61 million USD in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 66.34... Read more »
Remittances to HCM City up 10 percent in Q1

Remittances to HCM City up 10 percent in Q1

Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City rose 10 percent year-on-year to 1.45 billion USD in the first quarter of 2021, according to the municipal Committee for Overseas Vietnamese... Read more »
HCM City’s CPI down 0.33 percent in March

HCM City’s CPI down 0.33 percent in March

The CPI in the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City inched down 0.33 percent in March against February, according to the city’s Statistics Office. Read more »
HCM City’s agro-forestry-fisheries value up in first three months

HCM City’s agro-forestry-fisheries value up in first three months

HCM City’s agro-forestry-fisheries value increased 1.65 percent year-on-year in the opening three months of the year, the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported. Read more »
Returnees from COVID-19 hotspots to HCM City must quarantine for 14 days

Returnees from COVID-19 hotspots to HCM City must quarantine for 14 days

Ho Chi Minh City’s Centre for Disease Control (HCDC) said that returnees from localities with COVID-19 patients in Hai Phong city and Binh Duong province must quarantine at home for... Read more »
Authorities urgently tracing contacts of new COVID-19 patients

Authorities urgently tracing contacts of new COVID-19 patients

Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City and northern Hai Phong city are hastening actions to seal off the places related to the new COVID-19 patients who illegally entered Vietnam, and... Read more »
HCM City helping RoK businesses to tackle difficulties

HCM City helping RoK businesses to tackle difficulties

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea (RoK), for the first time organised a dialogue between city leaders... Read more »
Ho Chi Minh City eyes 108 billion USD in exports by 2030

Ho Chi Minh City eyes 108 billion USD in exports by 2030

Ho Chi Minh City is striving to earn 70 billion USD in export turnover by 2025 and 108 billion USD by 2030, and maintain an average annual export growth of... Read more »
HCM City allows re-opening of bars, karaoke parlours, discos

HCM City allows re-opening of bars, karaoke parlours, discos

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee issued a document on March 19 allowing bars, karaoke parlours and discos to re-open. Read more »
HCM City, RoK’s Jeollabuk province eye cooperation in startup, high-tech agriculture

HCM City, RoK’s Jeollabuk province eye cooperation in startup, high-tech agriculture

Ho Chi Minh City and Jeollabuk province of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have optimal potential for cooperation in startup, high-tech agriculture, culture and tourism. Read more »
ADB – major partner of HCM City: official

ADB – major partner of HCM City: official

Ho Chi Minh City always regards the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a major partner that plays an important role in the city’s development, a local official has said. Read more »
HCM City receives record 6.1 billion USD remittances in 2020 despite pandemic

HCM City receives record 6.1 billion USD remittances in 2020 despite pandemic

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City reached a record high of 6.1 billion USD last year, up more than 15 percent from... Read more »
Metro Line No1 in HCM City likely to be completed after 2021

Metro Line No1 in HCM City likely to be completed after 2021

The completion of Metro Line No1 project in Ho Chi Minh City linking Ben Thanh Market in District 1 with Suoi Tien Tourist Park in District 9 is likely to... Read more »
HCM City posts solid performance in Overseas Vietnamese affairs

HCM City posts solid performance in Overseas Vietnamese affairs

The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (OV) Affairs must continue to perform well in implementing State management over OVs in the city, giving advice on caring for... Read more »
HCM City: Pandemic-hit workers to receive free vocational training

HCM City: Pandemic-hit workers to receive free vocational training

Workers in Ho Chi Minh City who were laid off or had their hours cut as a result of COVID-19 will have the opportunity to attend free vocational training courses... Read more »
HCM City searching for foreigner who fled quarantine centre

HCM City searching for foreigner who fled quarantine centre

Relevant agencies in Ho Chi Minh City are searching for a foreigner who failed to observe quarantine regulations after entering Vietnam illegally, the city’s Centre for Disease Control (HCDC) announced... Read more »
HCM City accelerates completion of urban planning project

HCM City accelerates completion of urban planning project

Ho Chi Minh City is eyeing to become a centrally- run special urban area, the nation’s biggest economic hub of tourism, industrial services, industry and high-tech agriculture. Read more »
HCM City to focus on revival of businesses in 2021

HCM City to focus on revival of businesses in 2021

Helping businesses revive production and trading is one of the important tasks that the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City will focus on in 2021. Read more »
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