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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.

HCMC to pilot hiring management personnel to reduce workload

Ho Chi Minh City will pilot a model of hiring management personnel to reduce pressure on civil servants in state organizations who will concentrate on their important duties.

HCM City seeks to encourage people’s habit of classifying waste at its source

Although the programme of classifying household solid waste at its source has been piloted and implemented for many years in HCM City, it has not been highly effective, because most people are not aware of the importance of waste classification.

Korean music festival to take place in HCM City this month

The inaugural WOW K-Music Festival 2023 is scheduled to take place on October 21 and 22 at Van Phuc City, a residential project in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam's largest port faces serious road congestion

Authorities in HCM City are seeking measures to solve the serious congestion along some roads leading to Cat Lai Port.

HCM City to develop advanced technology for agricultural production

Urban agriculture using advanced technology is a developing trend in HCM City.

Office market in HCM City predicted to become vibrant

The office market in Ho Chi Minh has become vibrant recently with the operation of two office buildings in Thu Thiem new urban area which provides an additional 85,000 sq.m of floor space.

HCM City to host Vietnam-RoK martial arts, culture exchange week 2023

A martial arts and culture exchange week between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will be held in HCM City from December 11 to 17 as part of activities to mark 31 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Nipa palm leaf-shaped pedestrian bridge to be built across Saigon River

A planned pedestrian bridge connecting District 1 and the Thu Thiem new urban area across the Saigon River will feature the distinctive shape of a nipa palm leaf, an iconic symbol of southern Vietnam.

HCM City vows to retain agricultural land, prevent sales of land lots

The agricultural land area in HCM City has decreased by hundreds of hectares each year. To prevent farmers from putting land into plots for sale, it is necessary to ensure profits for agricultural production.