News for: Ho Chi Minh city

HCM City invests big in smart traffic operation centre

04/23/2017 08:56 - A smart traffic operation centre in Ho Chi Minh City will receive an investment of US$265 million from 2017 to 2020, the city’s Department of Transport has said.

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Ho Chi Minh City to host IPU symposium

04/13/2017 06:37 - Thirty two parliament leaders of IPU member countries in the Asia Pacific Region and 10 observer countries will come to Vietnam to attend an Inter-Parliamentary Union symposium in Ho Chi Minh City from May 11-13.

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HCM City stabilizes market, ensures social welfare

04/09/2017 16:32 - 15 years ago, Ho Chi Minh City was the first locality in Vietnam to implement a market stabilization program, enabling city dwellers to buy high-quality essential goods at affordable prices.


World Autism Awareness Day

04/03/2017 10:15 - April 2nd, marked the ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Many exciting activities took place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on this day.

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Products from endangered pangolins have no medical benefits

04/03/2017 07:33 - The traditional use of pangolin scales to treat blocked milk ducts is touted by a number of websites online, but doctors of traditional medicine said scientific research proves that it is ineffective.

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Peugeot Scooters celebrates return to Vietnam

04/03/2017 06:21 - French automaker Peugeot held an event at the Vietnam Embassy in France on April 1 to mark the return of its high-end scooters to the Southeast Asian country after 60 years.

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Telefilm 2017 kicked start

04/01/2017 06:00 - The annual International Exhibition on Film and Television Technology (Telefilm) will be held between June 8-10 2017 in Ho Chi Minh city.


Luxury apartment supply falls

03/30/2017 11:10 - Supply for apartments in HCM City has halved with only 5,000 apartments offered for sale compared to the same period last year.

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Green fair in Ho Chi Minh City

03/30/2017 11:00 - An environmental event entitled Stop Ignoring or Stop Breathing was organised in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday to further promote public awareness on the environment.


HCM City hosts Francophone Parliamentary Assembly’s conference

03/25/2017 05:00 - A meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs of the Francophone Parliamentary Assembly (APF) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 24, bringing together over 50 delegates from 20 APF’s sub-committees.


HCM City welcomes Singaporean businesses

03/22/2017 16:02 - The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City is improving its business environment to create the best conditions for foreign enterprises, including those from Singapore, to make productive investments.


HCM City: Ex-bankers brought to trial for embezzlement

03/18/2017 14:27 - The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City opened on March 17 the first instance trial on an asset embezzlement case at the Ben Thanh branch of the State-owned Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank).

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HCM City aims for "smart city" status

03/12/2017 19:37 - Ho Chi Minh City plans to become a smart city, and the task requires concerted efforts by the administration and information technology community, a city leader has said.

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HCM City leaders highlight growing ties with Lao localities

03/11/2017 10:31 - Top leaders of Ho Chi Minh City had a working session on March 10 with visiting Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou.

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Hanoi launches drive to reclaim illegally occupied pavement

03/10/2017 21:15 - Districts in Hanoi have begun taking measures to reclaim illegally occupied pavement and return walking spaces to pedestrians, following similar efforts in Ho Chi Minh City.


Earth hour 2017 campaign

03/06/2017 22:55 - The campaign to support this year's Earth Hour was launched on Sunday in Hanoi with the theme, "Lights off to turn on the future."

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3000 people perform in Ao dai

03/06/2017 22:50 - A special performance of more than 3 thousand young people in Aó dài on the Pedestrian Street Nguyễn Huệ took place on Sunday.

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HCMC launches ao dai festival 2017

03/05/2017 13:22 - A fashion show to highlight the ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress) was officially launched on Ho Chi Minh City's Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in District 1 on March 3.


Vietnam welcomes investors from Asia Business Council

02/25/2017 06:00 - Vietnam welcomes and aims to create optimal conditions for investors, especially those with high technology and good management skills.

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Stock market, a good channel for capital mobilization

02/24/2017 20:19 - Ho Chi Minh City contributes 90% of Vietnam’s stock market value. Last year the city recorded capitalization growth of 30% and market liquidation of 24%. The authorities and businesses expect that the stock market will do better this year.


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