News for: Ho Chi Minh city

Ho Chi Minh City strives to become even more attractive to tourists

01/09/2018 22:21 - The growing number of international arrivals to Ho Chi Minh City in 2017 showed the encouraging initial results of tourist promotion campaigns and cooperation programmes launched by the city’s authorities.


Ho Chi Minh Cirty to open more book streets

12/31/2017 13:32 - The HCM City People's Committee has approved a project to build a second book street in Ho Chi Minh City on Nguyen Dong Chi street, Tan Phu ward, District 7, located in the Phu My Hung urban area.

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Law to help school autonomy

12/29/2017 16:00 - An amended higher education law should create a clear legal environment for public universities to become autonomous, representatives of universities have urged.


Dinh La Thang arrested for alleged economic mismanagement at PVN

12/10/2017 09:44 - Dinh La Thang, a former Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Commitee, has been arrested for alleged economic management while chairman of the State-owned National Oil and Gas Group (PVN).


Vu Huong Giang crowned Miss Photo 2017

11/25/2017 16:00 - Vu Huong Giang, 22, from the northern city of Hai Phong was crowned Miss Photo 2017 on the final night of the pageant in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.


First edition of EuroCham Greenbook launched

11/10/2017 15:16 - The First Edition of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Eurocham) Greenbook was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on November 9 .


Flights cancelled ahead of Storm Damrey

11/04/2017 10:14

Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific have announced that they will cancel flights to and from Cam Ranh and Da Lat Airports on the morning of November 4 to ensure safety as the Storm Damrey is forecasted to hit the south-central region.


Peruvian wins Miss Grand International 2017

10/26/2017 15:00 - Maria Jose Lara, 27 years old from Peru, was crowned Miss Grand International 2017 in a ceremony held on Phu Quoc Island, in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, on October 25.


HCM City, Toronto ink deal to boost cooperation

10/17/2017 09:12 - Ho Chi Minh City and the Canadian city of Toronto signed an agreement on enhancing their administrations’ friendship and cooperation on October 16.


Vietnam Junior Fashion Week 2017 to open in HCM City

10/16/2017 09:00 - The 4th Vietnam Junior Fashion Week which featured different categories of children's clothing took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 13-15.


Birth quota recommendation published

10/11/2017 10:00 - The General Office for Population and Family Planning have proposed recommending the current birth quota per family of 1 to 2 children.


French universities approach Vietnamese students

10/10/2017 06:04 - The 2017 French tertiary education festival, "Welcome to France!", was held on the 7th and 8th of October in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.


Former French Ambassador Hanoi doc to be screened

10/05/2017 08:00 - The documentary film My Hanoi, directed by former French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier will be broadcasted on VTV1 at 8:40 pm (Vietnam time) on October 8th.


T-Ara to perform Nov. 4 in HCM City

09/28/2017 16:00 - The Korean band T-Ara has unveiled that they will perform on November 4 at Phu Tho Indoor Sport Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCMC to pilot mobile parking application

09/13/2017 06:00 - Ho Chi Minh City will pilot a mobile application that helps car drivers search for parking lots, starting October.


Fostering-innovative APEC start-ups

09/12/2017 18:08 - A symposium took place in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday to promote innovative and dynamic start-ups and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation.

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Tra Vinh – An attractive destination for tourists to the Southwest region

09/10/2017 06:00 - Around 130 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City, Tra Vinh province possesses rich potential in both natural landscapes and culture and is considered as an attractive destination for visitors to the Southwest region.

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Vietnam, Russia gear towards US$10 billion trade in 2020

09/10/2017 06:00 - Vietnam and Russia have agreed to effectively implement the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in order to create breakthroughs in economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries.

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New economic zone for start-úp in Ho Chi Minh City

09/09/2017 05:00 - Ho Chi Minh City will establish an economic zone specially designated for start-ups.


Chaos as hundreds battle to get gifts for the dead in HCM City

09/06/2017 16:09

Hundreds of people gathered on Tuesday around the Cho Lon area in Ho Chi Minh City's District 5 to collect money thrown out by local families and companies during the Amnesty of Unquiet Spirits Festival.


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