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HCM City to host Analytica Vietnam 2019 (03/04)
The sixth International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics (Analytica Vietnam 2019) will return to Ho Chi Minh City on April 3.
742,100 foreign tourists visit Ho Chi Minh City in March (03/04)
Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 742,100 foreign tourists in March, up 10 percent against March 2018, the municipal Tourism Department announced on April 1.
HCM City’s population growth stands at 2.15 percent in 10 years (03/04)
Ho Chi Minh City announced on April 1 that its average population growth rate during 2009-2019 is 2.15 percent per annum, which means the city has an addition of 170,000 people each year, equivalent to the population of a small district in the southern hub.
Ho Chi Minh City, Frankfurt boost cooperative ties (03/04)
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has stated that improving the efficiency of cooperative ties between Ho Chi Minh City and the German city of Frankfurt not only benefits both sides, but will also develop Vietnam-Germany relations.
HCM City to call for Public-Private Partnerships in education (03/04)
Ho Chi Minh City should create favourable conditions and introduce regulations to promote Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the education sector, which is in need of an international standard learning environment, experts have recommended.
FDI firms contribute ideas to promote growth in HCM City (26/03)
Representatives from foreign-invested (FDI) enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City contributed their ideas and recommendations to spur growth in the city at a meeting with municipal leaders on March 23.
HCM City wants stronger cooperation with Education New Zealand (26/03)
Ho Chi Minh City wants to continue its close collaboration with the Education New Zealand (ENZ), stated Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem on March 22.
HCM City backs Thailand’s KBank to open first branch in VN (26/03)
Ho Chi Minh City will create favourable conditions for Thai-based Kasikorn Bank (KB Bank) to open its branch in the city, the first of its kind in Vietnam, helping diversify local credit and banking activities, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has said.
HCM City approves 2.1 trillion VND advance for metro line No.1 project (26/03)
The HCM City People’s Committee has approved an advance of 2.1 trillion VND (93 million USD ) from the city budget for metro line No 1 project between Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Tourist Park.
HCM City, Ireland to boost cooperation in education, health (20/03)
Ho Chi Minh City and Ireland have large rooms for cooperation, especially in the fields of the city’s demand and the country’s strength like health care and education, Permanent Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem said on March 18.
Ao Dai Festival in HCM City wraps up (20/03)
The sixth Ao Dai (traditional long dress) Festival in Ho Chi Minh City concluded with a closing ceremony on March 17.
HCM City invites investment into waste-to-energy technology (20/03)
Facing the huge pressure of waste treatment, Ho Chi Minh City has been strongly inviting investment into waste-to-electricity technology so as to protect the environment and boost energy efficiency.
HCM City develops arts industry (20/03)
A major project on developing an arts industry in HCM City by 2020, with a vision to 2030, has been submitted to the city People’s Committee.
HCM City urges Samsung to soon open R&D centre (20/03)
Ho Chi Minh City hopes the Republic of Korea-based Samsung Group would open a research and development centre in the city to take advantage of its skilled human resources, said a local official.
HCM City’s CPI increases 0.47 percent in February (01/03)
The consumer price index (CPI) of Ho Chi Minh City rose 0.47 percent month-on-month in February and 3.58 percent over the same period last year, reported the city’s Statistics Office on February 28.