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HCM City awaits nod from ministry to receive foreign travelersicon
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HCM City awaits nod from ministry to receive foreign travelers

HCM City’s travel firms are reopening to do business in the new normal but domestic demand remains low. The firms are currently seeking permission from agencies to receive foreign travelers.

 
COVID sends increasing number of children to hospitalicon

COVID sends increasing number of children to hospital

SOCIETY
07/12/2021

The number of children under 16 hospitalised with COVID-19 in HCM City has risen recently, with many unaware of the infection until visits to doctors with flu-like symptoms such as cough and fever, according to the Department of Health.

COVID-19 deaths hit two-month record high in HCM Cityicon

COVID-19 deaths hit two-month record high in HCM City

SOCIETY
07/12/2021

As many as 94 COVID-19 patients in Ho Chi Minh City died on December 6, the highest figure recorded in the city over two months, according to the municipal Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Fire risks in HCM City apartment buildingsicon

Fire risks in HCM City apartment buildings

SOCIETY
07/12/2021

Thousands of residents are living in fear of possible fire risks at many apartment buildings in HCM City.

Food and drink facilities to remain open until year-end as HCM City extends trialicon

Food and drink facilities to remain open until year-end as HCM City extends trial

SOCIETY
06/12/2021

The HCMC People’s Committee has decided to continue with the trial to allow food and drink establishments to operate until December 31.

HCM City promotes tourism on virtual platformsicon

HCM City promotes tourism on virtual platforms

TRAVEL
06/12/2021

HCM City has actively applied technology and digital platforms to promote tourism.

HCM City wants to reclaim 330 hectares of landicon

HCM City wants to reclaim 330 hectares of land

SOCIETY
06/12/2021

The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment has made a list of 43 projects that need land acquisition in 2022 with a total area of about 330 hectares.

Govt calls for foreign investment in metro line projects in HCMCicon

Govt calls for foreign investment in metro line projects in HCMC

BUSINESS
05/12/2021

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has approved a list of projects to attract foreign investment in the 2021-2025 period, including three metro line projects in HCMC.

HCM City police find online gambling ring with $3.94b stakesicon

HCM City police find online gambling ring with $3.94b stakes

SOCIETY
05/12/2021

The HCM City police have busted what they said was the city’s largest ever online gambling ring, one that had carried out betting transactions worth nearly VNĐ90 trillion (US$3.94 billion).

HCM City to pilot school reopening in two weeksicon

HCM City to pilot school reopening in two weeks

SOCIETY
03/12/2021

Schools in HCM City will reopen for 1st, 9th, and 12th grade pupils from December 13 for a two-week pilot period.

COVID-19 deaths on the rise in HCM Cityicon

COVID-19 deaths on the rise in HCM City

SOCIETY
02/12/2021

HCM City is seeing a rising number of COVID-19 deaths, recording up to 70 COVID-19 deaths daily in the last week, around three times higher than the figure in late October.

What will land cost in HCM City in 2022?icon

What will land cost in HCM City in 2022?

BUSINESS
01/12/2021

If HCM City increases the land price coefficient too sharply and makes it closer to the market price, this will cause difficulties for land users and affect social welfare, analysts say.

HCM City warned of problems if BRT project is delayedicon

HCM City warned of problems if BRT project is delayed

SOCIETY
01/12/2021

The Management Board of the HCM City Green Transport Development Project has said there could be serious consequences if the city postpones the Bus Rapid Transit No 1 project.

HCM City leads localities nationwide in economic recovery: AmCham Vietnamicon

HCM City leads localities nationwide in economic recovery: AmCham Vietnam

BUSINESS
30/11/2021

Ho Chi Minh City is the leading locality in the country in economic reopening and recovery, according to the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam).

HCM City to support kindergartens in areas with industrial parksicon

HCM City to support kindergartens in areas with industrial parks

SOCIETY
29/11/2021

The HCM City Department of Education and Training plans to offer financial assistance to students and teachers in preschool education in areas with industrial parks.

HCM City to streamline administrative procedures to improve business climateicon

HCM City to streamline administrative procedures to improve business climate

SOCIETY
29/11/2021

HCM City will continue to streamline administrative procedures in an aim to improve the business climate and ensure people’s rights and obligations as part of its ongoing urban administration pilot project. 

Saigonese take up archery, stand-up paddleboarding following lockdownicon

Saigonese take up archery, stand-up paddleboarding following lockdown

FEATURE
28/11/2021

Social isolation in HCM City has sparked interest in archery which improves focus and patience and rowing SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) which allows people to enjoy a riverside picnic.

Severe Covid-19 cases on the rise, hospitals in HCM City lack medical workersicon

Severe Covid-19 cases on the rise, hospitals in HCM City lack medical workers

FEATURE
27/11/2021

Tan Binh Covid-19 Field Hospital currently has only 10 doctors for every working shift in charge of 200 severe cases being treated at the third level, the highest of the three-level hospital model.