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Update news HCM City

People in HCMC who test positive for the monkeypox virus will be quarantined and treated at the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases, said the municipal health authority.

Ten more property firms cry for help

After 95 real estate enterprises in HCM City proposed removing obstacles to 102 housing projects, ten others have made the same petition as their 11 projects are having difficulty with procedures.

Deputy PM asks HCM City to reconsider seaport fee collection

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has asked the HCMC government to propose the municipal People’s Council consider adjusting the fees for using infrastructure facilities and public services at seaports in July.

HCMC needs over US$3 bln for housing development

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just reported to the Ministry of Construction on implementing the housing policy and real estate market in 2022.

HCM City has ambitious greenery plans for 2022

HCM City plans to add at least 10 hectares of parks and two hectares of public green spaces, and plant or rehabilitate 6,000 trees this year to make the city greener and more beautiful.

HCM City set to pilot casino scheme at luxurious hotels

HCM City is planning to pilot the opening of casinos at hotels rated five stars and above in popular tourist destinations for Vietnamese citizens aged 18 and over.

Underground parking lots in HCM City remain on paper for decade

HCM City planned to build four underground parking lots in the downtown area to meet its enormous demand for parking vehicles, but a decade on, parking lot projects remained on paper as none is likely to be built.

House, land transactions in HCM City surge

The number of transactions in the HCM City real estate market has soared.

HCM City needs to use Sai Gon River properly: experts

Sai Gon River is a treasure and it’s time to act to awaken its potential, experts say.

Foreign entries via HCM City airport must test negative for SARS-CoV-2

The HCM City People’s Committee has decided to require foreign entries via Tan Son Nhat International Airport to have negative testing results before exiting.

Almost all manufacturing, trading activities in HCMC resume

HCMC has seen almost all manufacturing enterprises resume after the Covid pandemic and operate at over 95% capacity.

HCM City’s 1st metro line to start trials by year-end

HCM City’s metro line No 1 between Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in Thủ Đức city will start trial operations by December 31 this year.

Saigon Hi-Tech Park asserts its value

Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) has become one of the ideal destinations for high-tech investors through the presence of the world's leading multinational technology corporations, such as Intel (US), Nidec (Japan), Sanofi (France), and Datalogic (Italy). 

State agencies in HCMC making breakthroughs via digital transformation

The municipal authorities in HCMC are going through the digital transformation process to comprehensively perfecting all operations of state agencies here, aiming at establishing a digital government.

Army, citizens side by side to effectively fight against Covid-19

HCMC has just passed its toughest challenge so far in the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to the collaboration and determination of all residents, the municipal authorities, and especially the timely aid of the army with their spirit of self-sacrifice.

Traffic congestion occurs at ending point of Trung Luong – My Thuan expressway

The high volume of vehicles flocked to the National Highway No.30 heading to National Highway 1A causing extreme traffic congestion at the ending point of Trung Luong – My Thuan expressway for several hours.

HCMC’s annual book street festival on Tet holidays opens

HCMC’s annual Book Street Festival on the lunar New Year opened on January 29 (on the 27th day of the last month).

HCMC maintains green zone for three consecutive weeks

Ho Chi Minh City has been a green zone for three consecutive weeks without districts in orange zones. The number of new infection cases continued to decline sharply compared to the previous week.

IPs in HCM City nearly full

The existing industrial parks (IPs) in HCMC are nearly full as land available for lease is being exhausted, hindering the city’s industrial production expansion, according to the HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA).


HCM City Tet Festival 2022 opens

The third Tet Festival honouring Vietnamese food and culture opened for visitors at the HCM City Youth Cultural House on Jan 16.