The Government has asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of approximately US$1 billion to ensure capital supply for the Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro project, HCM City’s second metro line.
Ho Chi Minh City had disbursed nearly VND20.06 trillion (US$865.4 million) in public investment or 47.6% of the plan for the whole year as of the end of July, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has confirmed its support for a feasibility study of the second phase of HCM City’s Metro Line No 5.
The Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Management Board is accelerating the construction of Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien Urban Railway Line 1 (Metro No. 1), in particular the underground terminals, with a view to putting the line into use in late 2021.
After six years of construction, one of three underground terminals of Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line is nearly complete.
HCM City plans to launch a trial run of the first metro line section between Binh Thai intersection and Long Binh Depot in District 9 in the third quarter of this year.
The tourism market is expected to recover this summer after the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Japan on February 21 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnam’s southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City to strengthen the city’s urban railway management capacity.
Two underground packages CP1a and CP1b of the metro line No. 1 project between Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Tourist Park in Ho Chi Minh was connected with each other on February 17.
Ho Chi Minh City's authorities are considering new procedures that would improve the management and disbursement of public investment funds.
VOV.VN - A new open top double-decker bus service was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City on January 15 with several foreign tourists noting their positive impression of the southern city’s first modern double-decker bus system.
HCM City will prioritise investment in road infrastructure if it receives permission to raise the budget revenue-retention ratio, according to the municipal Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan.
The Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) will work with contractors, consulting firms and others to speed up the city’s first metro route between Ben Thanh and Suoi Tien, a recent meeting heard.
The HCM City government has announced that the selection of independent consultants for impact assessments of projects using official development assistance (ODA) and concessional loans in the 1993-2017 period exposed many shortcomings.
People are preferring confectionery products from Vietnamese manufacturers to foreign products in preparing for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
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.
Ho Chi Minh City's Management and Operation Centre for Public Transport has announced that it has started construction on a new Ben Thanh bus terminal on Ham Nghi Street in District 1.
Ho Chi Minh City's District 5 has honoured its venerable goldsmith tradition by converting Nhieu Tam and Nghia Thuc streets into a jewellery street.
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City opened on March 17 the first instance trial on an asset embezzlement case at the Ben Thanh branch of the State-owned Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank).
VOV.VN - Vietnamese markets come in all sizes. In the city, markets are often bigger and more crowded than in a village or commune. Each of them also has a name and a story behind it. We now explore the meaning of some Vietnamese markets' names.