Ho Chi Minh City’s office market has started to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with grade A buildings impacted more than grade B, experts have said.
Many traditional markets in Ho Chi Minh City are paying more attention to COVID-19 prevention, but some small traders and local residents are not taking necessary precautions.
VOV.VN - Despite being significantly affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the rate of foreign investment attraction in Ho Chi Minh City since the beginning of the year has continued to rise, especially with a spike in domestic investment occurring at industrial parks and export processing zones.
The Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs of Ho Chi Minh City held a get-together on August 28 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City administration, the US Consulate General and the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Amcham), co-hosted a forum on August 25 to attract greater US investment into the city.
A wide range of activities will take place in HCM City to celebrate 75 years since the August Revolution (August 19) and the 75th National Day (September 2).
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has told Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities to consult foreign experts on its plan to build an innovative ‘city within a city’ in the eastern part of the sprawling metropolis.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has asked for the Government’s support of its scheme to make the city a regional and international financial hub.
Authorities in HCM City have launched aid packages to help local businesses, especially small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs), maintain their operations.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City is carrying out medical surveillance on arrivals from six epidemic-hit cities and provinces as of August 20, including Hanoi, Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Da Nang, Quang Nam, and Quang Tri, in an effort to swiftly detect infection sources and contain the spread of the virus within the local community.
Investment for Ho Chi Minh City’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route extending 25km between the city’s eastern and western sections has been cut by US$13 million to US$143 million by the municipal People’s Committee.
Three Russian officials in HCM City were awarded the insignias “For Peace, Friendship among Nations” by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) during a ceremony on August 12, for their contributions to fostering the traditional friendship between the two countries’ people.
HCM City has prepared plans to develop 300 cooperatives and five cooperative alliances in the 2021-2030 period, thus reaching the targeted growth of 7 percent in the cooperative economic sector.
Ho Chi Minh City has decided to convert some 20,000 square metres of public land into residential land to resettle nearly 200 households in the Thu Thiem new urban area whose lands it wrongfully took over.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has asked authorities in all districts to take measures to control the spread of disease in rental apartments and lodging facilities.
VOV.VN - Since the European Commission first gave approval for the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in October, 2018, Ho Chi Minh City has been active in implementing a range of solutions aimed at helping firms seize the opportunities of this agreement.
VOV.VN - As many as 734 holidaymakers, including 54 foreigners, left stranded in Da Nang due to the latest coronavirus outbreak got tested on August 9 before they leave for Ho Chi Minh City on request.
VOV.VN - Residents across several districts of Ho Chi Minh City have been spotted breaking rules on wearing masks in public places, despite the southern city moving to penalise any violations as of August 5.
All people in Ho Chi Minh City, who do not wear face masks at public places, will be fined 100,000-300,000 VND (4.33-13 USD) from August 4.
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on July 31 opened a trial for the case of “disturbing security” with eight people involved.