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Bacterial infection culprit of 6-year-old girl's death

Medical senior experts in food poisoning pointed out that bacterial infection was the culprit of the poisoning incident which killed a 6-year-old girl.

HCM City announces genome sequencing results of first domestic monkeypox case

The DNA sequence of the monkeypox virus from the first case identified in HCM City belongs to the C1 gene of Clade II, the city Health Department reported.

Vacancy rate of offices in HCM City predicted to reach record in 12 years

The vacancy rate of offices in Ho Chi Minh City reached 18% in the third quarter of 2023, while rents decreased by between 0.2 -2.2% quarterly, according to Knight Frank Vietnam, a leading real estate consultancy.

Orders come, but tax refunds, land procedures stand still

Vietnamese enterprises are sighing with relief as orders from foreign importers are arriving. However, complicated tax refund and land procedures has them worried stiff.

Six-year-old child dies after eating mooncake

A six-year-old girl has died after reportedly eating mooncake given during a Mid-Autumn Festival event.

HCM City to have five satellite cities after 2030

Discussing the sustainable development strategy for HCM City, experts have suggested that the city needs to organize satellite cities and build an urban government model that can serve over 10 million people.

Fifth monkeypox case detected in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City has recorded a new case of monkeypox infection, the municipal Health Department said on October 1.

Lee Hyori, HyunA to attend music fest in HCM City

Five international artists will join 10 Vietnamese singers at the GENfest festival in Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 and 5.

Ho Chi Minh City economy expands 4.57% over nine months

HCM City has recorded its gross regional domestic products (GRDP) growth of 6.71% in quarter III, helping raise its nine-month GRPD growth to 4.57%, heard a meeting on socio-economic development in the city held on September 28.

HCM City to monitor arrivals from Africa amid deadly Nipah outbreaks

The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC) is monitoring entrants from abroad, especially from Africa, to find out symptoms of Nipah virus - a disease with a high mortality rate.

One dead in HCM City house fire

One person has been killed after a fire broke out at a three-storey house in Thu Duc City in HCM City.

HCMC plans to collect nearly VND800bil in road, pavement usage fees per year

With the collection of road and sidewalk usage fees scheduled to begin on January 1, 2024, Ho Chi Minh City estimates that it can collect close to 800 billion VND (32.89 million USD) annually, serving the upkeep of these facilities.

HCM City's first metro to operate from next July

HCM City is making efforts to complete the construction of its first metro line linking Ben Thanh and Suoi Tien by the end of this year and put the line into commercial operation next July.

HCM City spends nearly $29 million to build second blood bank

The Ho Chi Minh City will spend 700 billion VND (28.6 million USD) on building the second blood bank as the city's first establishment, located at the Blood Transfusion and Hematology Hospital, has become overloaded.

HCM City to promote balance of rural, urban development

HCM City, in accordance with its master urban plan, will promote investment in residential and agricultural infrastructure to serve agricultural production.

HCMC approves 87 projects worth VND39 trillion

The HCMC People’s Council approved in principle 87 state-funded projects worth a combined VND39 trillion at yesterday’s session on the implementation of the National Assembly’s Resolution 98 on special mechanisms and policies for the city.

HCM City establishes country's first food safety department

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council has officially approved the establishment of a Department of Food Safety in the city, the first such provincial-level agency in the country.

HCM City looks for new technologies toward smart transport system

Study of new technologies is underway in Ho Chi Minh City to complete its transport system, and ease traffic congestion that has plagued the southern hub for a long time.

HCM City to spend over 7 trillion VND on medical infrastructure, equipment

Ho Chi Minh City has decided to spend over 7 trillion VND (304 million USD) from its budget on infrastructure and equipment of health care units under the mid-term public investment plans for the 2021-2025 and 2025-2030 periods.

Waste sorting at source bringing great benefits of billions of USD

There are about 60,000 tonnes of waste disposed of each day in Vietnam, only 15 percent of which is collected, recycled, or reused.