HCMC’s Nha Be district calls on investment to develop sustainably
A conference was held by the People's Committee of Nha Be district, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on November 29 to call on investment in the district in order to build Nha Be district into a sustainable development city under Ho Chi Minh City.
HCMC applies digital transformation to become a smart city by 2030
Identifying digital technology and digital data as tools for breakthroughs in the digital economy, in 2023 Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has carried out various activities and solutions to promote digital transformation in the locality, with the vision of becoming a smart city in 2030.
HCM City promotes activities for waterway tourism
2023 is the year that Ho Chi Minh City promotes the most waterway tourism activities ever. The first river festival and the launch of river tours has brought visitors new and exciting experiences.
HCMC holds potentials to develop logistics
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) aims to develop logistics into a key service industry, with revenue growth reaching 15% by 2025 and 20% by 2030.
HCM City wins ASOCIO’s 2023 Digital Government Award
On November 14, 2023, Ho Chi Minh City was presented the ASO CIO 2023 award by the Asia-Oceania Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) for the category of Excellent Digital Government at the ASOCIO Digital Summit in Seoul, the Republic of Korea.
Direct flight connecting HCM City with Shanghai (China) launched
The budget carrier Vietjet Airlines opened a direct flight connecting the two big cities of Vietnam and China on the occasion of the official visit of Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen to Shanghai city, aiming to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the twinned relationship between the two cities.
HCMC to support 400 million VND for a creative startup project
At the 12th session of the 10th Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People's Council for the period 2021-2026, delegates approved a draft proposal stipulating priority areas, criteria, conditions, content and level of support for creative innovation and start-up projects.
Public Administrative Centre of Thu Duc city inaugurated
On November 11, the Public Administrative Centre of Thu Duc city, Ho Chi Minh City, was inaugurated, becoming the first of its kind in the southern metropolis.
HCMC seeks ways to develop waterway tourism
(CPV) - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has many advantages to exploit and promote waterway tourism, therefore, the city’s tourism sector has also invested, built and designed many new waterway routes and tours.
4th National Magic Festival to take place in Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam Association of Stage Artists and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports has held a press briefing on the 4th National Magic Festival which will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from November 8-11.
Concert in Ho Chi Minh City marks the National Independence Day of Poland
The Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will coordinate with Poland’s Mickiewicz Institute and the Warsaw Music Foundation to organize a concert in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the National Independence Day of Poland.
Dozens of international and local string soloists to participate in Saigon International Guitar Festival
Dozens of international and local string soloists will participate in Saigon International Guitar Festival in Ho Chi Minh City from November 1 to 4.
HCM City Tourism Week focuses on green tourism
The 3rd HCM City Tourism Week, themed “Green on every journey”, will take place from December 4 to 10, 2023, said the City Department of Tourism in a press conference.
HCM City: 4 key industries maintain growth momentum
Industrial production in the first 10 months of 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City has had much prosperity, as the production index of 4 key industries enjoyed sharp increases compared to the same period last year.
Southern city promotes famous destinations in Laos, Singapore
Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City has been organizing many promotional activities to promote famous destinations of Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular in Laos and Singapore.
Culture and tourism week of Vietnam’s northwestern region and Ho Chi Minh City kicked off in Laos
On October 25, the first culture and tourism week of Vietnam’s northwestern region and Ho Chi Minh City kicked off in Luang Prabang, Laos to promote cultural exchange and tourism and create an opportunity to further strengthen the great friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam.
Friendship concert to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 28
Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) has held a press briefing on the Vietnam-US Friendship Concert in the city on October 28.
80 tour programs built between HCM City and Mekong Delta
A conference to evaluate destinations and develop linking tourism products between Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City and Mekong Delta provinces and cities has been co-organized by the HCM City Department of Tourism and the Bac Lieu Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Korean culture introduced to people in Ho Chi Minh City
The Korean embassy and the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) organized Korean Vietnamese Culture Day held in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City to enhance the friendship between Vietnam and the RoK and to popularise Korean culture to people in HCM City.
HCMC protects green space while implementing projects in Can Gio
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is considering feasible measures to protect the existing green space of Can Gio while carrying out investment projects in the coastal district.
HCMC strengthens digital transformation in publishing, printing, distribution sectors
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is paying more attention and efforts to strengthen digital transformation in the fields of publishing, printing, and distribution in the current period.
Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival presented at Vietnam Night in RoK
The Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival (HIFF) 2024 was presented at Vietnam Night held as part of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) 2023 in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 9.
Ho Chi Minh City promotes friendship with Malaysia
Malaysia hopes Vietnam will continue developing prosperously, and the Malaysia-Vietnam friendship will get closer and closer, said new Malaysian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Firdauz Bin Othman at a get-together in celebration of Malaysia’s 66th Independence Day (August 31), held by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) on October 4.
Ho Chi Minh City to spend over 7 trillion VND on infrastructure and equipment of health care units
On September 19, the 10th municipal People’s Council at its 10th meeting in Ho Chi Minh City adopted a decision to to spend over 7 trillion VND (304 million USD) from its budget on infrastructure and equipment of health care units under the mid-term public investment plans for the 2021-2025 and 2025-2030 periods.
Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival 2024
The first-ever Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival 2024 (HIFF 2024) will be held on April 6-13 next year with a wide range of activities, drawing participation of 200 filmmakers, actors, and actress from across the world.
HCM City International Film Festival 2024 to take place in April 2024
A wide range of activities are scheduled to take place during the first-ever Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival 2024 (HIFF 2024) from April 6 to 13 next year, drawing participation of 200 filmmakers, actors, and actress from across the world.
Ho Chi Minh City celebrates 50th anniversary of the Vietnam – Japan diplomatic relationship
Relations with Japanese localities in particular, and Japanese partners in general, are always one of Ho Chi Minh City’s top priorities, not only because of affection and support from Japan to the city, but also for the strong affection and support of the city's people for Japan and the Vietnam-Japan cooperative relationship, according to Chairman of the City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai.
Hot air balloon performances in Thu Duc city to celebrate National Day
Hot air balloon performances are expected to take place from 6am to 9am and from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm on September 2 and 3 on Nguyen Thien Thanh street in Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc city to celebrate the National Day (September 2).
Mexican gastronomy to be introduced to people in Ho Chi Minh city in September
Mexican gastronomy will be introduced to visitors and people in Ho Chi Minh city during the first Mexican Gastronomic Festival in Ho Chi Minh City from September 15 to 22.
Activities in Ho Chi Minh City on National Day holiday
A series of cultural and sports events will take place in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City during the National Day holidays from September 1-4 .