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International electricity-energy expos open in HCM City (19/07)
The 2019 international exhibitions on electrical technology and equipment (Vietnam ETE) and on products, technologies of energy saving and green power (Enertec Expo) are showcasing advanced technologies of the industry in Ho Chi Minh City between July 17 and 20.
HCMC Int’l Track and Field Vietnam Open 2019 begins (19/07)
The 26th annual Ho Chi Minh City International Track and Field Vietnam Open 2019 was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17 with 550 athletes from nine regional countries and 33 cities and provinces taking part.
HCM City’s residents lament lack of green space (19/07)
Rapid urbanisation is eating away at Ho Chi Minh City's green space, with parks coming under increasing threat from shops, cafes, office blocks and parking lots.
Smartphone use, internet access critical to building ‘smart’ HCM City (19/07)
To achieve smart-city status, at least 90 percent of residents in Ho Chi Minh City should be using a smartphone by 2022, a top official said at a communications conference held in the city on July 16.
HCM City, UAE seek to enhance economic partnership (05/07)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong had a meeting on July 4 with Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Vietnam Obaid Saeed Al Dhaheri to discuss cooperation opportunities between the two sides, especially in economy.
HCM City to revoke licences for tardy construction projects (05/07)
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport will withdraw licences or not grant new licences for construction projects that are behind schedule.
HCM City seminar discusses service infrastructure planning (05/07)
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a seminar on July 3 to discuss developing local services and zoning of service infrastructure for the 2020-2030 period.
HCM City to host Vietnam-RoK Culture, Tourism Festival (02/07)
The Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) in Vietnam will organise a Vietnam-Republic of Korea (RoK) Culture and Tourism Festival in Ho Chi Minh City at the end of September.
HCM City to pilot 5G network in third quarter of 2019 (02/07)
The Military Industry-Telecoms Group Viettel and MobiFone will provide a pilot 5G network in Ho Chi Minh at 10 locations near Viettel's building in District 10, and at 12 locations of MobiFone in District 1 and 7.
HCM City works to hasten JICA-funded projects (02/07)
Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City will do their best to accelerate projects funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a municipal official has said.
HCM City signs deal with Cuba on science-technology cooperation (02/07)
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba on June 28 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in development and managing science-technology zones.
Photo exhibition on front’s HCM City chapter opens (25/06)
An exhibition featuring over 100 photos on important milestones in the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City during the 2015-2019 tenure kicked off in the locality on June 21.
National scientific research competition kicks off in HCM City (25/06)
Registration for the 21st annual Eureka Award competition is open to all Vietnamese students who have a passion for scientific research until September 30.
HCM City reorganises, merging 18 wards with larger administrative units (25/06)
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has announced plans to reorganise districts, communes and wards by 2021. It is aimed to rationalise the city’s administrative units to better serve the city’s socio-economic development and improve the quality of government workers, the Chairman of the People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, said.
Transport development in Mekong Delta should be accelerated: official (25/06)
The development of transport infrastructure connecting the Mekong Delta and the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City should be accelerated in the coming time by increasing investment capital from both local budget and society, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has said.