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Colossal fire in HCM City forces hundreds to evacuate

Colossal fire in HCM City forces hundreds to evacuate

VOV.VN - Hundreds of residents of Ho Chi Minh City were forced to evacuate from their homes last night (June 22) after a gigantic warehouse fire at the Saigon Port sent plumes of black smoke and fireballs billowing high into the air.

In Vietnam, regional museums are a state budget black hole

In Vietnam, regional museums are a state budget black hole

While museums in Ho Chi Minh City lack the exhibition space to display prized artifacts and national treasures, counterparts elsewhere crave both the funding and technology to protect their exhibits from permanent damage.

WB stops funding water drainage project in HCM City

WB stops funding water drainage project in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City administration has agreed on the World Bank (WB)’s request for terminating a project on water drainage and pollution reduction of Tham Luong – Ben Cat – Rach Nuoc Len canal.

Thai trade fair gets underway in HCM City

Thai trade fair gets underway in HCM City

VOV.VN - A trade fair showcasing Thai consumer goods and services opened at 218 Vo Van Ngan St in Binh Tho Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City today (June 21), reported Thanhnien Online Newspaper.

Kerry wants to help HCM City attract foreign investment

Kerry wants to help HCM City attract foreign investment

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said he wants to assist Ho Chi Minh City in attracting foreign investment at a meeting with Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan in Hanoi on June 21.

Celebs do fashion event in HCM City

Celebs do fashion event in HCM City

VOV.VN - Celebrities came out in droves on the evening of June 18 at a fashion event in Ho Chi Minh City unveiling a new line by designer Adrian Anh Tuan.

NGOs urged to unite to protect kids

NGOs urged to unite to protect kids

Many public organisations and NGOs operate in the field of children protection in HCM City but do not work closely with one another, according to experts.

Cuban top legislator visits HCM City

Cuban top legislator visits HCM City

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan met with visiting Chairman of the Cuban National Assembly Esteban Lazo Hernandez on June 16.

Microsoft to help train computer workers in HCM City

Microsoft to help train computer workers in HCM City

VOV.VN - Microsoft announced today (June 16) that it would introduce several innovative programs to recruit and train computer and software professionals for the Ho Chi Minh City workforce, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

HCM City wants to tax Facebook retailers

HCM City wants to tax Facebook retailers

HCM City's Department of Taxation has sought a report from its offices by the end of this month on their implementation of its instruction to collect taxes from people selling merchandise on Facebook.

Cosmetic trade show opens its doors today in HCM City

Cosmetic trade show opens its doors today in HCM City

VOV.VN - The self-proclaimed largest and most well-established cosmetic trade show in Southeast Asia – Mekong Beauty Show – opened its doors today (June 15) at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City.

Zara to open store in Hanoi

Zara to open store in Hanoi

VOV.VN - The flagship branch of Inditex group, Zara has announced it will make its retail debut in Hanoi with the opening of a store at Vincom Center Ba Trieu in Hanoi in October, reports VN Economy.