News for: Ho Chi Minh city

Concert on Czech composer Antonin Dvorak held in HCMC

06/18/2018 22:00 - A concert featuring classical music works by famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak will take place at HCMC Opera House on June 19.


Hanoi celebrates International Yoga day

06/18/2018 19:00 - The fourth International Yoga Day was held in Hanoi on June 16 by the Indian embassy in Vietnam, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Hanoi People's Committee.


Over 87,000 students enter 10th grade entrance exam in HCMC

06/03/2018 08:02 - More than 87,400 9th grade students throughout Ho Chi Minh City officially entered the 10th grade entrance exam on June 2, according to the city Department of Education and Training.


First EDM Festival held In Ho Chi Minh City

05/29/2018 16:16 - On Sunday, the very first electronic dance music (EDM) festival took place in Nguyễn Huệ pedestrian street, Ho Chi Minh City, with the participation of famous DJs from Vietnam and around the world.


French flutist, pianist to perform in Vietnam

05/22/2018 15:38 - Internationally acclaimed flutist Nicolas Duchamp and pianist Hélène Jeanney will perform at Ho Chi Minh City’s International Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) on May 24 to mark the 100th death anniversary of French composer Debussy.


Watercolour paintings exhibition held in Ho Chi Minh City

05/17/2018 10:14 - The International Watercolour painting Exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15, showcasing 74 paintings by Vietnamese and foreign artists.


Technological applications for farm produce origin tracking

05/15/2018 05:25 - The demand for food origin traceability in Vietnam has increased in recent years.


More buildings breaking the fire code discovered

05/12/2018 07:00 - During the last month, the Ministry of Public Security has been coordinating with leaders of different localities to supervise and inspect buildings nationwide.


Electronics industry key to exports

05/07/2018 14:00 - Vietnam has reached a four-month record trade surplus, with firms operating in the electronics industry acting as one of the key drivers of the country’s export-import activities.

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HCM City boosts administrative reform to become smart city

05/07/2018 06:05

Last year, Ho Chi Minh City attracted US$6.6 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI). In the first quarter of this year, FDI totaled US$1.4 billion and the city is calling for FDI resources for key projects, including a plan for a smart city

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Renowned violinist Stephane Tran Ngoc to return Vietnam for HCMC concert

05/03/2018 23:29 - The celebrated Vietnamese-French violin soloist Stephane Tran Ngoc will return to Vietnam to perform a concert at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on May 9.


Fashion Street launched in District 5, HCM City

04/28/2018 10:00 - The 2-km Nguyen Trai Street in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City has been named Fashion Street which accommodates more than 200 fashion boutiques selling all kinds of items, from clothing, footwear, bags to hats and sunglasses.


Europe Days 2018 shows diversity of European cultures

04/26/2018 20:00 - Europe Village with the slogan "Enchanting Europe, Explore Europe" will be first held by the Delegation of the European Union and 18 member states' embassies and cultural institutions next week.


Several parks in Ho Chi Minh City to be renovated

04/23/2018 10:31 - Bạch Đằng Park, Mê Linh construction ground, Paris Commune Park will be planted more flowers and innovated to attract tourists to Ho Chi Minh City.


Hue lights up historic Flag Tower

04/20/2018 16:00 - The lighted Hue Flag Tower has become a nightly attraction for the old imperial city and is also a feature of the Hue Festival.


Vietnam International Fashion Week underway in HCM City

04/20/2018 11:00 - The Vietnam International Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City from April 19-22.


Ho Chi Minh City promotes consumption of Vietnamese goods

04/15/2018 08:00 - The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a ceremony on April 13 to review the three-year implementation of the ‘Vietnamese use Vietnamese products’ campaign, which has helped to encourage domestic consumers to buy Vietnamese goods.


Music education programme for children launched in Vietnam

04/15/2018 08:00 - Kindermusik, a music education programme aimed at children, was launched at the Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy in Ho Chi Minh City, on April 14, by the Asia Music and Performing Arts Education (AMPA).


Over 160 participants to compete in the Sasuke Vietnam season 4 Finale

04/09/2018 08:25 - Following the elimination round, Sasuke Vietnam season 4 has selected more than 160 candidates to participate in the official rounds of the finale, taken place in Binh Duong.

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Consumer rights need to be protected in Grab-Uber deal

04/08/2018 08:42

In the wake of Grab’s statement that it is to acquire its competitor Uber’s operations in Southeast Asia, and VN in particular, consumers have expressed their concerns, fearing that the deal could lead to a monopoly in the ride-hailing service market

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