VOV.VN - HCM City hopes that the US will support creativity in startup activities and its development as a smart city, has said Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Two Indonesian naval Sigma-class corvette vessels docked at the Ho Chi Minh City international port on October 18, starting a four-day visit to the southern economic hub.
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 90 per cent of businesses in Vietnam, should take advantage of new marketing tools like social media to have access to global value chains, experts said at a meeting held on October 17 in HCM City.
Around 70,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the remaining months of the year, mostly in garments and textiles, sales, services, logistics and IT, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Ho Chi Minh City and the Canadian city of Toronto signed an agreement on enhancing their administrations’ friendship and cooperation on October 16.
VOV.VN - H&M, the world’s leading fashion company, is making preparations for the opening of its second store in the Vietnamese market on November 11.
A programme broadcast on Vietnam Television linking Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with the theme “Joining hands for the Poor – Leaving no one behind” took place in Hanoi on October 15.
More and more drug traffickers have turned to aviation to transport drugs in response to tighter security measures of local customs and police, officials said.
A series of culinary events and trade promotions will be held during “Un Mois En France” (One Month in France) programme in November.
The mid-priced apartment segment in Ho Chi Minh City is developing strongly with demand and supply and liquidity all looking up, especially in the eastern part, experts said.
Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City and Luang Prabang province of Laos agreed to promote multi-sectoral collaboration during their talks in the southern largest economic hub of Vietnam on October 14.
Fifty-seven businesses operating for more than 30 to 40 years were honoured for their contributions to the country’s socio-economic development on the occasion of Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day in Ho Chi Minh City on October 13.
The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society plans to deliver more than VND1 billion (US$44,000) raised by its chapters at all levels for flood-hit residents in the northern provinces Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Son La, and Hoa Binh October 13.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with France in transport infrastructure and urban development projects, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said he looks forward to boosting cooperation with Kawaguchi City in support industries and urban infrastructure development during his meeting with the Japanese city’s mayor Nobuo Okunoki in the southern hub on October 12.
Ho Chi Minh City and Hungary should realise cooperative agreements through certain projects, especially in education, trade, investment, sports and tourism in order to fully tap their potential, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
A centre for visa application to Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia, which form the Visegrád Group, became operational in Ho Chi Minh City on October 12.
Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24%—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to achieve universal health care coverage by 2020.
Japan’s Yamanashi Prefecture, which hosts popular tourism sites and diverse agribusiness, wants to connect with potential partners in Ho Chi Minh City for mutual benefit and development, said Governor Goto Hitoshi.
The Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee has decided to invest in an electronic toll collection system (ETC) at three toll booths in the city.