After six years of construction, one of three underground terminals of Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line is nearly complete.
VOV.VN - Commercial hubs based in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City appear generally deserted following the decision by local authorities to allow them to re-open after the easing of social distancing came into place from April 23.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities are preparing to receive around 10,000 Vietnamese from COVID-19-affected countries.
VOV.VN - Streets across Vietnam are gradually becoming more crowded with some restaurants choosing to re-open on April 23 as it starts to ease itself out of social distancing measures and attempts to adapt to the “new normal” of the reality of daily life after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has been brought under control.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Association for the Protection of Children's Rights is set to join forces with the Ho Chi Minh City Center for Vocational Training and Social Work to distribute 10,000 food items among children and underprivileged people throughout the southern city, with the scheme running until April 26.
Demand for low-priced social houses and houses for long-term rent was high but incentive policies have not yet encouraged investors.
VOV.VN - An array of rice ATM machines have been put into operation in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hue as a means of helping underprivileged individuals and their families overcome the negative economic impact caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Export processing and industrial zones in Ho Chi Minh City attracted US$117 million worth of investment in the first quarter of the year, a 86% increase compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA).
Many banks in Ho Chi Minh City are selling their mortgaged assets, mainly properties worth trillions of Vietnamese dong, to speed up the resolution of bad debts.
Face masks and hand sanitisers have been added to the list of essential goods covered by the price stabilisation programme in HCM City amid the COVID-19 crisis.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s largest dairy producer Vinamilk has donated an additional VND15 billion worth of nutritional milk products to over 4,000 frontline medical staff nationwide who are working tirelessly to treat COVID-19 patients.
VOV.VN - A number of main roads in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s two largest cities, have become increasingly crowded over the past few days, despite the fact that country is implementing the Government’s 2-week social distancing measures ending on April 15.
Real estate business and housing construction in Ho Chi Minh City have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with significant decreases recorded in supply and demand, according to market watchers.
The HCM City Department of Tourism has estimated that the city’s tourism industry suffered losses worth close to VND10 trillion (US$426.2 million) in the first quarter of this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - Reports emerged from the Bangkok Post on April 6 quoting President Sanan Angubolkul of Thai group Srithai Superware as saying that his company is prepared to spend THB450 million, equivalent to US$13.64 million, on expanding into Vietnam during this year.
VOV.VN - Relevant units throughout Ho Chi Minh City have deployed 62 medical checkpoints located at entrances to the city in order to conduct medical supervision of all vehicles travelling from eastern provinces into the southern metropolis.
Ho Chi Minh City and the central city of Da Nang have decided to suspend road passenger transport in a bid to curb travel and crowds and contain the spread of COVID-19.
VOV.VN - Residents of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s largest city, are beginning to restrict their travel after the nationwide social distancing order takes effect on April 1, leaving the streets quiet than ever.
VOV.VN - The ability to order food online will help people limit the amount they go out during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, with Ho Chi Minh City being home to a number of fantastic restaurants that provide shipment services.
Over 1.7 million students in Ho Chi Minh City have seen their prolonged school break extended to April 19 over the coronavirus crisis under a city decision issued on March 29.