VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is poised to resume flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Incheon in the Republic of Korea (RoK), with four flights set to depart for the Korean city each week.
VOV.VN - After reopening to tourists and local people, Bui Vien walking street in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City is set to become bustling once again with several shops back in business after the conclusion of the national social distancing period.
VOV.VN - With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic finally being brought under control, local travel firms in Ho Chi Minh City have deployed a range of stimulus tourism schemes aimed at revitalising the southern city’s flagging tourism sector.
VOV.VN - The year’s first quarter saw Ho Chi Minh City enjoy growth of 1.03%, according to a new report to be released by the General Statistics Office, while Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested that the southern metropolis should strive to devise solutions in order to facilitate the local economy recovering in an effective manner.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has issued a document requesting the Ministry of Planning and Investment consider proposals relating to the construction of the Ben Thanh-Tan Kien metro line No. 3A as part of the Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Construction Project, with plans set to be submitted to the Prime Minister for consideration and approval.
VOV.VN - Construction on the nation’s largest data centre got underway at the Hi-Tech Park in Ho Chi Minh City on May 4, indicating the intentions of local firms to utilise cloud-based computing technology.
While many workers in several industries in Ho Chi Minh City lost jobs in the first quarter amid the COVID-19 pandemic, recruitment demand in other fields rose.
Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in April fell 1.58% from the previous month and 1.04% compared to December 2019, according to the city’s Statistics Office.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM) has launched an online exhibition of paintings and sculptures, including those by artists who were on the battlefield or witnessed the historic moment of Vietnam gaining its independence and reunification on April 30, 1975, in Ho Chi Minh City.
The Center of Science and Technology Development for Youth in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2 launched a contest designing automatic antiseptic hand washing machines which will be installed at schools, agencies, and public locations.
VOV.VN - Despite COVID-19 travel restrictions being lifted, this year’s extended public holiday on April 30 and May 1 see the tempo of life in Ho Chi Minh City come to grinding halt.
VOV.VN - The 45th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification (1975 – 2020) was celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City on April 30, highlighting the Great 1975 Spring Victory as one of the Vietnamese army’s brilliant successes which was achieved through the Party’s clear-sighted leadership.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) granted funding on April 29 to support Cuban citizens in the southern city in lessening the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has moved to issue a strict set of criteria aimed at thoroughly assessing the safety of tourism companies to prevent and combat the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - A large number of residents and vehicles joined the traffic around the capital on the morning of April 22 despite Hanoi being placed in the high-risk group of locations that are at risk of further novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks, with social distancing measures likely to be extended until April 30.
VOV.VN -To date Ho Chi Minh City has successfully carried out novel coronavirus (COVID-19) screening tests for 5,352 staff working in the southern city’s industrial parks and export processing zones, of which 4,289 samples have subsequently come back negative, with the remaining 1,063 samples waiting for their results.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a shadow over the global economy, the HCM City office space market has not been badly affected this year, according to property consultancy companies.
Hanoi will organise a range of activities to mark the 130th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19), according to a plan recently adopted by the municipal Party Committee.
VOV.VN - Low-cost airline Vietjet Air announced on April 10 that, in addition to the daily flights Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the airline will also be running an additional three flights on the air route on April 11, April 12, and April 14.
VOV.VN - Tourist accommodation establishments operating in Ho Chi Minh City will be permitted to receive new arrivals, under the condition that they fully comply with the requirements aimed at preventing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism.