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HCMC welcomes foreigners to study traditional medicine

The HCMC Traditional Medicine and Pharmacy Institute has held a class for 9 French students to introduce the uniqueness of Vietnamese traditional medicine.

Retail premises left idle, landlords struggle to find tenants

Business activities are cooling as consumers have had to tighten their purse strings, with some vendors setting up business on wide sidewalks in HCM City.

American man, Vietnamese wife run old-style café in HCM City

Tyler Maurice Kooy, 32, from the US, and Uong Thi Phuong Thao, 27, a Vietnamese woman, are running an old-style cafe in HCM City.

Fear of responsibility: a serious 'disease': PM

The Prime Minister’s telegram on April 19 to correct and intensify the responsibility of ministries and state agencies in handling their work was necessary amid the widespread "disease" called "fear of responsibility".

HCM City pledges to remove bottlenecks for foreign businesses

HCM City has pledged to remove hurdles faced by foreign firms in terms of administrative procedures, transport infrastructure, and tourism development, said Pham Van Mai, chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee.

HCMC continues to develop for, with the nation

Mr. Nguyen Van Hieu, Alternate Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, said that HCMC would continue to promote the spirit of developing for and with the country.

Ho Chi Minh City attracts 3.94 billion USD in FDI in 2022

Ho Chi Minh City absorbed about 3.94 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2022, up 5.4% year-on-year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Largest sale campaign of the year kicks off

The Shopping Season 2022 which lasts from now to the year-end will enable HCM City’s customers to buy goods with discounts of up to 100 percent.

Real estate firms ask for VND100 trillion to solve difficulties

Two meetings to settle the existing problems in the real estate market were held on November 8.

2023 Tet holiday: no bonuses for thousands of workers

The layoff campaign occurring two months before the New Year holiday (Tet) has dealt a strong blow to many workers.

Southeast region designed as economic engine of Vietnam by 2045

The region contributes 32% of Vietnam’s GDP and 45% of the country’s state revenues.

HCM City’s dengue fever deaths highest in decade

HCMC recorded some 25 deaths due to dengue by October 2, the highest in a decade, according to the HCMC Center for Disease Control.

Sleepless city to tap nightlife tourism

While HCM City is bustling with plenty of attractions to visit in the daytime, exploring “the city that never sleeps” at night can bring your experience to a whole new level.

Singapore investments top US$13.6 billion in HCM City

Among the foreign direct investment (FDI) companies active in HCMC, Singaporean investors top the list, with 1,560 projects and total registered capital of US$13.6 billion.

HCM City to offer free-of-charge foreign language courses to tour guides

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism planned to offer language courses in Korean, Japanese, and Spanish – all free of charge – to tour guides.

HCM City promotes arts and cultural activities at night

The HCM City Department of Culture and Sports has sent the municipal People’s Committee a proposal for street arts performances on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1 for 2022-2025 period, starting this month.

HCM City: disbursement for public investment projects moving at snail’s pace

The disbursement rate for public investment capital in HCM City had reached only 26 percent as of the end of July. About 100 projects had a disbursement rate of zero.

HCM City seeks to boost technology transfer from universities

Huynh Kim Tuoc, managing director of Sai Gon Innovation Hub's (SiHub) Start-up Support Centre under the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, affirmed Vietnam holds tremendous potential for technology development

HCM City eyes quick completion of traffic works around airport to ease congestion

Traffic congestion has plagued the area around Tan Son Nhat International Airport for long, but a solution seems to be around the corner with HCM City authorities finalising procedures for several works to be carried out this year.

"My Soul Seoul in Ho Chi Minh" tourism promotion event attracts 1,000 people

About 1,000 people attended and experienced the tourism promotion event “My Soul Seoul in Ho Chi Minh” hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organisation in HCM City on August 2.