VOV.VN - Border guards operating in the southern province of An Giang launched a major crack down on a significant transnational drug trafficking ring on June 15 that had been transporting heroin from Cambodia into Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City edged up nine places in a global ranking of the most expensive places for expatriates in 2020, while Hanoi moved down four places.
VOV.VN - The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) of Ho Chi Minh City was boosted by a 7.9% surge in May against April, despite representing an annual decline of 15.5%, therefore signaling that local industrial production is beginning to pick up, according to the city’s Department of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - The opening five months of the year has seen Ho Chi Minh City attract a combined total of US$1.6 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), 57.67% of the figure in comparison with the same period from last year, according a conference held on June 4 to discuss the southern city’s socio-economic development.
VOV.VN - Police operating in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang apprehended a woman on June 3 for attempting to illegally transport drugs from Cambodia into Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City is ready to step up cooperation with Angola, especially in economy, to contribute to bilateral friendship, Mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong told new Ambassador of Angola to Vietnam Agostinho Andre De Carvalho Fernandes during a reception on June 2.
Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in May went down 0.33 % from the previous month and 1.38 % compared to December 2019, according to the city’s Statistics Office.
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.