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HCM City pilots two safe food markets

HCM City pilots two safe food markets

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a pilot programme to sell safe food at two traditional markets -- Ben Thanh Market and the Hoc Mon Wholesale Market in the district of the same name.

HCM City pilots 2 safe food markets

HCM City pilots 2 safe food markets

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a pilot programme to sell safe food at two traditional markets -- Ben Thanh Market and the Hoc Mon Wholesale Market in the district of the same name.

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.

First tracks laid on HCM City metro

First tracks laid on HCM City metro

The first set of rail tracks and sleepers were installed on October 24 on the above-ground stretch of HCM City’s first metro line from Ben Thanh Market to Suoi Tien Theme Park.

HCM City metro to be linked with high-rises

HCM City metro to be linked with high-rises

HCM City’s Urban Railway Management Board has submitted a plan to the municipal People’s Committee to link the urban railway system underground with high-rise buildings, apartments and shopping complexes.

How much is a piece of HCM City's golden land worth?

How much is a piece of HCM City's golden land worth?

Ho Chi Minh City's most costly land prices can be found in District 1 around the People’s Committee building and near Ben Thanh Market. A square meter there fetches at least US$30,000, according to the latest report by evaluation company Gachvang.

HCM City seeks overseas aid funds for metro line

HCM City seeks overseas aid funds for metro line

The HCM City People’s Committee has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment for official development assistance funds to build its metro line No 3A from Ben Thanh Market in District 1 to Binh Chanh district’s Tan Kien commune.

World of snacks inside Saigon's iconic market

World of snacks inside Saigon's iconic market

Located in District 1, Ben Thanh Market is one of the iconic centers of Ho Chi Minh City. Visitors can find almost everything here, from clothing, shoes, bags and jewelry, to kitchen ware, groceries, sweets and, most importantly, food.

HCM City approves PPP for trade centre

HCM City approves PPP for trade centre

VOV.VN - A group of Japanese businessmen have submitted a proposal to invest in the underground commercial trade centre in Ho Chi Minh City's Metro Line No 1 near Ben Thanh Market.

Miss France visits Ben Thanh Market

Miss France visits Ben Thanh Market

VOV.VN - Model and former Miss Universe France 2015 titleholder, Flora Coquerel, was recently spotted on location in Ho Chi Minh City with Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen at the Ben Thanh Market posing for some travel promotion shots.

14 top tourist attractions across Vietnam

14 top tourist attractions across Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Temple of Literature, Haiphong Opera House, Ham Rong Bridge and Han River Bridge are exciting places that tourists should not miss in Vietnam.