VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 13 confirmed the 45th case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Vietnam with the latest patient being a male who had previously come into close contact with the 34th COVID-19 patient.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has decided to not allow a Bahamas-flagged cruise ship to dock in the southern hub in order to ease the risk of the spread of COVID-19, the committee’s office said on March 13.
VOV.VN - A female Vietnamese student who arrived in the country after traveling to Ho Chi Minh City from London on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN50 recorded a negative test result for the SARs-CoV-2 virus on March 12, according to the International Health Quarantine Center of Ho Chi Minh City.
The Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention announced on March 11 that it is tracking a passenger from the UK on Flight VN0054 who had close contact with the 17th COVID-19 patient in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan pledged to facilitate the operation of foreign firms, including those from Sri Lanka while receiving the new Sri Lankan Ambassador, Sampath Prasanna Walpita Gamage, on March 10.
VOV.VN - In recent years, craft villages in Ho Chi Minh City have introduced their products on online trading platforms. This has helped the villages trade efficiently and assert their brand value.
The outdoor bar Saigon Outcast will host the Thao Dien Flea Market which will highlight the bohemian lifestyle on March 7.
Total retail sales of goods and service revenue in Ho Chi Minh City approximated 239.27 trillion VND (10.4 billion USD) in February, down 5.4 percent month on month but up 11.2 percent year on year.
VOV.VN - In the face of an increasing number of people being put into isolation, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has come up with a range of fresh options aimed at dealing with the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Rents for commercial spaces in HCM City’s main streets have been decreasing in recent months due to lower demand, according to experts.
HCM City plans to draw up specific policies for firms having capital of more than VND100 billion (US$4.3 million) in the first quarter of this year, and has committed to create more favourable conditions for enterprises.
The Japanese Government will provide a non-refundable aid worth 1.88 billion JPY (16.84 million USD) for Ho Chi Minh City to upgrade its existing sewerage system using trenchless technologies.
The HCM City tourism sector will run a stimulus programme from April to July to revive tourism industry which has been hit quite badly by the new coronavirus outbreak.
VOV.VN - A total of 44 cases of close contact with three Covid-19 infected people in Ho Chi Minh City has ended the 14-day of strict monitoring and showed no signs of illness, according to a report released by the disease surveillance system by the Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines began to use wide-bodied aircraft on the route between Hanoi and the southern hub on February 15.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has urged all districts to conduct programmes on smart city development, with specific targets, roadmaps and implementation measures suited to the characteristics of individual locality.
HCM City is providing assistance to the manufacturing sector to sustain industrial growth.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Field Hospital in Cu Chi district have moved to isolate eight people who recently returned from novel coronavirus (COVID19) hit areas in China, including one pregnant woman.
The two cities were among few regional metropolises offering investors high investment returns in 2019.
VOV.VN - As many as 2,588 people entering the southern city have been put into quarantine in order to monitor their symptoms of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on February 12, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control.