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HCM City to host culinary festival in October

More than 100 food pavilions will present 126 typical dishes from different regions and localities across the country at "The glory of Vietnamese culinary culture" festival that will take place on October 20-22 at the Independence Palace in HCM City.

Museum of Saigon commandos opens to the public in HCM City

The Museum of Sài Gòn – Gia Định Liberation Army Commandos is officially open to the public in HCM City’s District 1.

HCM City to renovate, embellish downtown area

HCM City People’s Committee chairman Phan Văn Mãi has asked relevant departments and agencies to quickly renovate the appearance of the city’s downtown area.

HCM City to hold hot-air balloon show to celebrate National Day

Hot air balloon performances will be held on September 2 and 3 on Nguyen Thien Thanh street in Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc city to celebrate the National Day (September 2).

Radical, sustainable solutions needed for HCM City’s polluted canals

Despite having gone under a renovation project, the signs of pollution in these streams are becoming more evident than ever.

Ho Chi Minh City to host large culinary festival for tourists

A food festival to honour Vietnamese culinary culture is set to be held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 20 - 22 in order to unveil Vietnam’s culinary map with a record of 126 delicious dishes from 63 provinces across the country.

HCM City to celebrate National Day with festivities

HCM City will host two fireworks displays to celebrate the 78th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).

HCMC doctors receive hundreds of calls for emergency aid for depressed patients

HCM City is the first locality in the country giving first aid to depressed patients amid the increased number of people suffering from mental disorders after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ho Chi Minh City set to host first Mexican gastronomic week

The first-ever gastronomic week of Mexico is scheduled to take place from September 15 to September 22 in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the occasion of the 213th anniversary of Mexican Independence Day.

Largest shipping firm wants to invest in Can Gio transshipment port

The HCM City People’s Committee says that Can Gio International Port will be developed in a sustainable way, using clean energy, and will be the first green port in Vietnam.

VIFA ASEAN 2023 - Opportunity to connect international buyers from new markets

VIFA ASEAN 2023 will take place from August 29 to September 1, 2023 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), 799 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7, HCM City.

Traditional markets in HCM City work hard to survive

Vendors at many traditional markets in HCM City, in a bid to attract customers, have been offering discounts, selling online and accepting cashless...

HCM City's Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien metro line test-run

A full-line test run began on Metro Line 1 (Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 29, including both elevated and underground sections from Suoi Tien Coach Station in Thu Duc city to Ben Thanh Station in District 1.

HCM City may pilot new technological solutions for socio-economic growth

The HCM City Science and Technology Department has proposed to pilot the use of new technological solutions to boost the application of science and technology and contribute to the city’s socio-economic growth.

USD5.5-bn HCM City port project submitted to PM

HCM City authorities have submitted a plan for the USD5.5-billion Can Gio International Transshipment Port to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh for consideration.

HCM City to host third international music festival

The Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival 2023( HOZO), the largest outdoor music show in the southern hub, is scheduled to kick off in September.

HCM City’s Can Gio reserve nominated as Ramsar site

The HCM City People’s Committee has nominated Can Gio Biosphere Reserve on its outskirts as a Ramsar site, a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

HCM City farmers to be trained abroad

In the next three years, some 90 local farmers in HCM City will get opportunities to go abroad to learn and exchange experiences in agricultural product processing, marketing and selling.

HCM City deals with low birth rates, aging population

As of this year, the elderly population accounts for 11 per cent of the total population of HCM City, officially pushing the city into its ageing phase. The city’s birth rate has continuously declined over the past decade.

Serum bank for controlling infectious diseases operational in HCM City

The HCM City Centre for Disease Control has put into operation a serum bank that aims to provide a toolkit to assess the burden of infectious disease in the community and guide medical decisions in public healthcare centres in the future.