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Having more babies easier said than done

Having more babies easier said than done

Post Caesarean section complications, job security and many other issues are discouraging women, especially in big cities, from having more children while official policy encourages them to do so.

HCM City sets environmental protection legal framework

HCM City sets environmental protection legal framework

Ho Chi Minh City has improved environmental protection by completing a legal framework for the purpose and, in recent times, refusing licences for polluting plants and generally tightening environment management and oversight, and improving management of rivers and canals.

Weekend celebrations in HCM City

Weekend celebrations in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City has a lot to offer, especially on weekends. Those still undecided over where to go this weekend should take a look at the following destinations.

Russian markets in Ho Chi Minh City

Russian markets in Ho Chi Minh City

VOV.VN - Russian markets have boomed in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City in recent years. These markets sell wooden roly poly dolls, Russian souvenirs, and warm Russian clothes.

Hokkaido wants to exchange human resources with HCM City

Hokkaido wants to exchange human resources with HCM City

Businesses from the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido are keen to cooperate with Vietnamese partners in Ho Chi Minh City to exchange human resources in nursing, agricultural machinery manufacturing, agricultural production and trade.

72-year-old Saigonese preserves clog-making craft

72-year-old Saigonese preserves clog-making craft

VOV.VN - At Ho Chi Minh City’s Ben Thanh Market, you’ll find a 50-year-old tiny wooden clog shop of Nguyen Thi Lien. At the age of 72, Lien is now the only person selling wooden clogs at one of the oldest and busiest markets in the city.

Sales & Marketing Camp 2017 officially opens in HCM City

Sales & Marketing Camp 2017 officially opens in HCM City

Over 1,000 leaders, directors, senior managers as well as sales and marketing staff and students this morning participated in Vietnam Sales & Marketing Camp 2017 themed “Digital Transformation” in Ho Chi Minh City to study and improve their knowledge.

“Piano Battle” concert hits stage in HCM City

"Piano Battle" concert hits stage in HCM City

VOV.VN - World famous pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis will perform in the “Piano Battle” concert in Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music at 112 Nguyen Du Street, District 1 on December 1.

HCM City’s ornamental fish exports near US$18 mil in 10 months

HCM City’s ornamental fish exports near US$18 mil in 10 months

VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City exported 16.2 million ornamental fish, earning nearly US$18 million in nine months leading up to later October, showing respective increases of 15% and 21% against the same period last year according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

HCM City authorities, housing developers at loggerheads

HCM City authorities, housing developers at loggerheads

While housing developers in Ho Chi Minh City are looking for occupants for over 15,000 apartments they have built, the city's authorities said more such apartments are needed to resettle people moved out of their houses for various reasons.

ASEAN Food Conference runs in HCM City

ASEAN Food Conference runs in HCM City

The 15th ASEAN Food Conference (AFC), themed "Food Science and Technology: Integration for ASEAN Economic Community Sustainable Development", opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15.

Government urged to boost foreign home-buying

Government urged to boost foreign home-buying

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked relevant departments to tackle problems in granting house ownership certificates to overseas Vietnamese to encourage their investment into the real estate market.