Senior officials of Ho Chi Minh City met with Mayor of Vientiane city Sinlavong Khutphaythun on July 24, saying their city treasures the traditional relationship with the Lao capital, as well as Vietnam-Laos ties.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba on June 28 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in development and managing science-technology zones.
VOV.VN - Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has called for assistance from the European Union (EU) partners to help the city develop urban infrastructure, especially railway routes and Ben Thanh underground shopping centre.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on May 31 received Ruan Chengfa, Governor of Yunnan province of China, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The Southern Key Economic Region includes Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Long An, and Tien Giang province. The region consistently leads Vietnam in economic development.
The Ho Chi Minh City government has given approval to a local property developer to build technical infrastructure on three land lots covering 38.4 hectares for resettlement of residents in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2’s Binh Khanh Ward.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong expressed his appreciation for Singapore’s Keppel Corporation projects while receiving its CEO Loh Chin Hua on April 5.
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) will fail if the private and public partners do not share both risks and successes, Ousmane Dione, Country Director for the World Bank in Vietnam, said at an international workshop held in HCM City on March 27.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has asked the Prime Minister for permission to borrow 2.15 trillion (92.9 million USD) from the central government to pay contractors who are building Metro Line No 1.
Ho Chi Minh City is willing to create favourable conditions for Japanese investors to do long-term business in the city, especially in smart city building, information technology and food processing.
Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received visiting deputy head of the Anti-Corruption Department of the Russian President Alexander Anikin in the city on February 20.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received former Deputy Prime Minister of Israel Shaul Mofaz, who is on a working visit to the city, on February 20.
Public employees at the communal-level People’s Committees play an important role in realising Ho Chi Minh City’s socio-economic development plans, and as such need specialised training to better do their duties and meet modern requirements amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee organized a get-together for foreign representative agencies on January 25, on the occasion of lunar New Year (Tet).
Japan is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most important partners in many spheres, from economy and investment to education, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
Consul General of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Ho Chi Minh City Lim Jea-hoon presented the third-class Bogwan Order of Cultural Merit to Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on January 17 in honour of his contributions to the development of Korean culture.
VOV.VN - HCM City received an estimated US$5 billion from overseas remittances through official channels during 2018, according to Nguyen Thanh Phong, vice chairman of HCM City People’s Committee.
As Vietnam’s major economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City has treasured and made all-out efforts to promote cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia, including relations between the city and Cambodian localities, a municipal official said.
VOV.VN - Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has asked the City and Japan’s Aichi prefecture to step up cooperation in potential areas such as engineering industry, electronics, information and technology (IT) and plastic chemistry.
Thanks to the strength of agriculture, Vietnam and Poland will co-operate to develop, especially in the food sector.