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.
VOV.VN - The next 15 days are seen as a "golden time" to decide whether we succeed or fail to combat the epidemic, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a March 29 online meeting with five major cities- Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Can Tho and Hai Phong.
VOV.VN - Investment attraction in Ho Chi Minh City reached a mere US$1.5 billion during the first three months of 2020, representing a year-on-year fall of 33%, earning only VND 899 billion per day in the process and only meeting 55% of the estimated target.
Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1% from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a financial package worth VND2.75 trillion (US$120 million) for the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic and support labourers affected by the epidemic.
VOV.VN - The majority of streets throughout Ho Chi Minh City have been deserted for the entire day following a request by municipal authorities to temporarily close all business and entertainment services in an effort to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - The majority of residents living in Ho Chi Minh City have reached a consensus regarding the measures they want local authorities to take in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including putting people into quarantine.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries, sectors and localities to boost the disbursement of public investment capital and consider this as the most important measure to make up for the losses the COVID-19 epidemic causes to economic growth.
VOV.VN - Members of the military have been hard at work as they receive supplies sent by relatives of quarantined people in Ho Chi Minh City, with hordes of people gathering in front of isolation areas increasing the risk of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading further
“I love Banh mi Sai Gon” (I love Saigon bread) programme is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City from March 24 to 31.
As many as 40 new agro-forestry-fishery firms were established in Ho Chi Minh City in the first three months of 2020, despite the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak, revealed the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Doctors and nurses nationwide have joined together to offer words of encouragement to all Vietnamese people in the shared fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
VOV.VN - An isolation area aimed at receiving Vietnamese expats and foreign arrivals from places affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been set up near Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.
The Department of Transport of Ho Chi Minh City and the Institute of Transport Science and Technology under the Ministry of Transport on March 18 signed a programme to check exhaust emissions from motorbikes commuting in the city.
VOV.VN -Ho Chi Minh City will put in its best efforts in an attempt to effectively implement projects funded by Japan’s official development assistance (ODA), according to Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on March 18 that it will suspend flights between Vietnam and Russia, Taiwan (China) from March 19 until further notice, amid the worsening COVID-19 epidemic.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has asked enterprises participating in the price stabilisation programme to increase the amount of goods in the market this year.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 18 confirmed the 67th case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection - a 36-year old male patient who was travelling from Malaysia to Ho Chi Minh City on the same flight as the 61st case.
Residents in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will now be able to pay registration fees for cars and motorbikes through the Government’s national public service portal, banking electronic payment channels and intermediary payment service providers.