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HCM City’s tourist arrivals top 30 million in 10 months

Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 30 million domestic and foreign visitors during January – October, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

Saigon International Guitar Festival to feature local and international soloists

Dozens of international and local string soloists will put on four concerts during the course of annual Saigon International Guitar Festival in Ho Chi Minh City from November 1 to November 4.

HCM City unlikely to achieve budget revenue target for 2023

For 2023, the city has been assigned a budget revenue target of nearly VNĐ470 trillion.

Third HCM City Tourism Week slated for this December

The third Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Week is scheduled to take place from December 4 to 10 with a wide range of activities promising memorable experiences for both domestic and international visitors.

HCM City Party Committee “buys” information for anti-corruption

The HCMC Party Committee has just released guidelines for "purchasing" and processing information to support anti-corruption and counter-negative activities within the city.

HCM City promotes tourism products to international markets

Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism industry has worked to promote local tourism products to key international markets from early this month.

More city tour routes proposed for electric golf carts in HCMC

The HCMC Department of Transport has proposed increasing the number of city tour and commuter routes for electric golf carts in order to enhance the effectiveness of green transportation in the city.

HCM City records 33 mpox cases in 2023, all male: health authorities

Deputy Director of HCM City’s Centre for Disease Control Lê Hồng Nga said among them, there has been one death due to immunosuppression.

HCM City plans to renovate Ben Thanh Market

HCM City's authorities are working on a project to renovate Ben Thanh Market, one of the city's oldest wholesale markets.

HCM City faces difficulties dealing with rising amounts of waste

Many people in HCM City's Cu Chi District are complaining about serious pollution coming from two waste treatment plants in the area.

HCM City plans to become smart city by 2030

HCM City is focusing on digital transformation to develop itself into a smart urban area by 2030.

HCM City and London strengthen cooperation to build int'l financial centre

Developing an international financial centre in HCM City is one of the key projects in the strategic partnership between Việt Nam and the UK.

HCM City to hold special friendship concert

A special friendship concert will be held at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music on October 28, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO).

HCMC’s Metro Line 1 not ready by year-end

The Management Authority for Urban Railways of HCMC (MAUR) said construction work on Metro Line No. 1 could not be completed by the end of this year as planned.

HCM City approves investment to renovate polluted Xuyen Tam canal

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved investment for a VND9.6 trillion (US$391 million) project to renovate polluted Xuyen Tam Canal in the city.

HCMC to pilot remote work for state workers to boost public service performance

Ho Chi Minh City plans to pilot a mechanism that allows state workers in non-public facing positions to work from home. This mechanism is expected to reform civil service and enhance the services offered to citizens and businesses.

HCM City ready to welcome strategic investors

Resolution 98 by the National Assembly has pinpointed prioritized industries to attract strategic investors in HCMC. Experts suggest that the city urgently adopt favorable policies to welcome these investors.

HCM City tourism growing strong in 2023

HCM City welcomed nearly 27 million domestic visitors in the first nine months of 2023, up 24.9 per cent year-on-year, and about 3.6 million foreign visitors, a 69 per cent year-on-year increase.

Naked man kills himself after HCM City knife attacks

A naked man killed himself with a knife after stabbing people on Nguyen Thien Thuat Street in HCM City's District 3 on Monday morning.

HCMC records six more monkeypox cases

During the past week, HCMC identified six more cases of monkeypox, increasing the total count of monkeypox cases in the city to 19.