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Nghinh Ong Festival opens in HCM City

Nghinh Ong Festival opens in HCM City

Nghinh Ong Festival, an event for fishermen to show their respect for whales and gratitude for a bumper catch, began in Can Gio district of Ho Chi Minh City on October 3.

HCM City rolls out seven new waterway tours

HCM City rolls out seven new waterway tours

Domestic and foreign tourists to Ho Chi Minh City will have exciting experience discovering the beauty of local scenery as state-owned tour operator Saigontourist launched seven new waterway tours on September 28.

Building a brand for Vietnam bird nest

Building a brand for Vietnam bird nest

The Vietnamese Swiftlet Farming Association under the Vietnam Farms and Agricultural Enterprises Association has made its debut in HCM City’s Can Gio District.

HCM City seeks to calm land speculation

HCM City seeks to calm land speculation

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has instructed relevant authorities to develop software that will allow the public to obtain land-use plans on their mobile phones as a means to avoid the land “fever” that occurs periodically.

President meets Can Gio district’s constituents

President meets Can Gio district’s constituents

President Tran Dai Quang has suggested Can Gio district of Ho Chi Minh City look towards rapid and sustainable development with a focus on marine economy, agriculture, and ecological-historical-craft village tourism.

HCM City to display fireworks on Reunification Day

HCM City to display fireworks on Reunification Day

HCMC vice chairman Tran Vinh Tuyen on March 29 assigned the Military High Command to coordinate with the Department of Tourism to prepare for a fireworks display program, which will also include artistic lighting and music shows, on Reunification Day (April 30).

HCM City okays Can Gio bridge

HCM City okays Can Gio bridge

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a proposal to build the 3.4km Can Gio Bridge above the Soai Rap River linking Can Gio district with the inner city.

Can Gio Mangrove biosphere reserve

Can Gio Mangrove biosphere reserve

Nearly 60 kilometres away from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio Mangrove has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve with primeval forests and abundant floral cover. It was also the sight of a number of glorious battles in the past.