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New ADB loan sought for HCM City metro project

New ADB loan sought for HCM City metro project

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.

Tourism market hoped to recover in summer

Tourism market hoped to recover in summer

The tourism market is expected to recover this summer after the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

HCM City to spend more on road infrastructure

HCM City to spend more on road infrastructure

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.

HCM City aims to finish metro in 2020

HCM City aims to finish metro in 2020

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.

HCM City aims for higher efficiency of ODA-funded projects

HCM City aims for higher efficiency of ODA-funded projects

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.

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.

HCM City to build new bus terminal

HCM City to build new bus terminal

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.

HCM City: Ex-bankers brought to trial for embezzlement

HCM City: Ex-bankers brought to trial for embezzlement

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).

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

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.