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Update news HCM City

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.

HCMC’s coronavirus alert level one, becoming green zone

Ho Chi Minh City’s coronavirus alert level has been decreased from level two to one - meaning transmission of cases is less or reducing.

HCMC expects sharp bounce back from Covid-19 recession

The city needs a sharp bounce back from the Covid-19 recession from the beginning of the year to return to its normal growth rate.

Over 14,800 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, January 1 confirmed 14,835 fresh Covid cases, with 13 of them imported and 14,822 locally infected in 62 cities and provinces, dipping by 1,654 cases over yesterday.

Students of grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 to go to schools in person in HCMC

The People's Committee in HCMC directed educational institutions to provide face-to-face teaching for students in grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 from January 4, 2022.

Land auction in Thu Thiem has loopholes: HoREA

The auction of four land lots in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in HCMC’s Thu Duc City has many loopholes, which may negatively impact the local real estate sector and the economy, according to the HCMC Real Estate Association (HoREA).

HCMC to tighten supervision, strengthen measures against omicron variant

HCMC has five suspected cases of the new omicron variant of coronavirus on December 31. The city’s healthcare sector, districts and Thu Duc City have to strengthen the supervision to identify Omicron cases quickly.