Indian culture festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City
The opening ceremony of the Indian cultural festival called “Namaste Vietnam Festival 2022” has taken place in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City accelerates building digital government
(CPV) - The Government’s Project 06 was implemented in the context of Ho Chi Minh City’s determination to apply the digital transformation program, build a smart city, and put a shared data warehouse into operation.
Festival for children of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia held in Ho Chi Minh City
185 children and 34 officials from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have participated in the festival of the three countries which is taking in Ho Chi Minh City from August 10 to 14.
Nearly 2,000 delegates attend National Children's House Festival 2022 in HCMC
The 7th National Children’s House Festival, held from August 4-6 in HCMC by the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organization's Central Council, has the participation of 1,952 delegates including 396 commanders, 1,556 children and members of Ho Chi Minh young pioneer organizations of 52 children’s houses nationwide.
City leader asks to build Phu Tho Hoa tunnels into Ho Chi Minh's cultural space
A Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) delegation led by Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, member of the Politburo and Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee recently visited Phu Tho Hoa tunnels, which is a creative work in the two resistance wars against the French and the Americans of the army and people of Loc Hoa, Phu Tho.
Medical stations in Ho Chi Minh City receive 129 sets of desktop computers
On August 3, a ceremony to hand over the computers to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee took place in the city.
Ho Chi Minh City is most sought destination by local tourists
From March 1 to July 20, Ho Chi Minh City received the most searches by local tourists; followed by the pearl island of Phu Quoc, Hanoi, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Vung Tau, Quy Nhon, Thua Thien - Hue, and Phan Thiet, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Over 5,000 people walk for AO victims in HCMC
Over 5,000 people participated in a charity walk organized by the Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA)’s chapter in HCMC, the Vietnam Television and the Vietnam Communications Development JSC to support Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims at Dam Sen Culture Park in HCMC on July 31.
Twelve bus routes added to HCM City's transport network
Twelve new bus routes including 4 minibus routes, 4 high-quality routes, and 4 intercity routes have been approved by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee to add to the city’s bus network, after a proposal by the city Department of Transport.
Southern city greets international delegation arrives by river after 2 year hitaus
(CPV) - Saigontourist Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) served an international delegation of Australian nationals in the form of river tourism (Indochine 2) from July 18 to 22.
Exhibitions on electrical technology and equipment open in HCM City
(CPV) - The 15th International Exhibition on Electrical Technology and Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2022) and the 12th International Exhibition on Products and Technology of Energy Saving and Green Power (Enertec Expo 2022) opened at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh city, on July 20.
HCM City: Week on handicraft products and furniture gathers 32 exhibitors
The Investment & Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) of Ho Chi Minh City on July 19 launched the exhibition week on handicraft products and furniture, gathering more than 32 typical enterprises of the wood and handicraft industry.
HCM City to host 4 international exhibitions on paper, rubber, coatings and plastic
(CPV) - The four international exhibitions will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from August 3 to 5, expected to attract about 8,000 visitors.
Intangible cultural heritage performance underway at Ao Dai exhibtion in Ho Chi Minh City
An intangible cultural heritage performance is underway at Ao Dai Exhibition on Nguyen Hue street, Ho Chi Minh city’s District 1.
Southern city greets MICE tourists from India
The Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Department of Tourism has coordinated with the MICE Tourism Working Group to welcome a delegation of 460 MICE visitors of Volvo - Eicher Company, specializing in the production of buses and trucks of India to Ho Chi Minh City from July 15 to 18.
Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism surveys tourism products
The Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Department of Tourism has just coordinated with Thu Duc City, districts and businesses to continue surveying tourism products in Tan Phu district, District 5 and District 8.
HCM City: Room occupancy of 5-star hotels reaches about 85%
Many 5-star hotels in Ho Chi Minh City like Sheraton Saigon and Park Hyatt Saigon said that their room occupancy has reached 80-90%, with some places gaining the same growth rate as before the COVID-19 epidemic.
HCM City to host first forum on linkage for tourism development
The first forum on linkage for tourism development will be held by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, the city Department of Tourism and Association of Tourism on August 8-9, 2022, said Ms Nguyen Thi Khanh, Chairwoman of the city Association of Tourism.
HCM City expects to build 35,000 social housing units
Ho Chi Minh City expects to build about 35,000 social housing units with 2.5 million square metres of floor space in 2021-2025, and nearly 58,000 units with a floor space of 4.08 million square metres by 2030.
French culinary week in Ho Chi Minh City
250 famous brands of France have been introduced at the French culinary week in MM Mega Market An Phu in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11.
Ho Chi Minh City’s gift design contest to end on July 15
The Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and the HCMC Industrial Product Design Association has launched a gift design contest, which will end on July 15.
Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City highlights role of foreign mission representatives to the city
Vo Van Hoan, Vice chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has highlighted the role of foreign mission representatives to the city’s achievements in COVID-19 prevention and control.
Blood donation programme in HCMC attracts 4,000 people
The voluntary blood donation programme entitled Red Journey 2022 in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has attracted the participation of 4,000 people.
HCMC praises 248 workers’ outstanding families
A ceremony was held by the Trade Unions and Youth Unions of processing and industrial zones in collaboration with HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) and Business Association (HBA) to honour 248 workers’ outstanding families.
Ho Chi Minh City learns about Vietnamese community’s life in RoK
Ms. Dinh Thi Phuong Thao, Vice Chairwoman of the Committee on Overseas Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) led a delegation to pay a working visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from July 1-6.
Art performance marks 46 years since Sai Gon – Gia Dinh renamed after President Ho Chi Minh
On July 2, an art performance took place took place at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in Ho Chi Minh City to mark 46 years since Sai Gon – Gia Dinh was renamed after President Ho Chi Minh (1976-2022).
HCM City: Enterprises in EPZs, IPs to get loans for recovery
Four commercial banks in Ho Chi Minh City have signed new contracts and re-signed credit contracts worth about VND4,663 billion with 20 enterprises in the Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (Hepza).
HCM City: FDI attraction rise over 60% in first half
Ho Chi Minh City’s total newly registered capital, adjusted and contributed capital to buy shares of foreign investors in the first half of the year reached 2.18 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 60.07%, according to the City Department of Planning and Investment.
Ho Chi Minh City leader presents City Badge to Swiss Consul General
Mr. Phan Van Mai, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Party Committee cum Chairman of the municipal People's Committee on June 28 received Consul General of Switzerland in HCMC Martin Urs Maier on the occasion of ending his working term in the city.
Shopping Season launched in HCMC
The opening ceremony of the promotion fair themed “Shopping Season” has been organized by the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People's Committee Phu Tho Gymnasium in District 11.