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HCM City adjusts down several development targetsicon
POLITICS18/10/20200

HCM City adjusts down several development targets

The 11th Party Congress of Ho Chi Minh City for the 2020-2025 tenure on October 17 agreed to adjust down a number of development targets set for the 2020-2025 period.

 
Residents plant moss roses along rural roads to tackle litteringicon

Residents plant moss roses along rural roads to tackle littering

SOCIETY
27/09/2020

Many roads in the outlying district of Binh Chanh district in Ho Chi Minh City are now blanketed by moss roses and attracting crowds of visitors. The sight is the result of a joint effort by local authorities and residents to tackle littering.

HCM City develops plan for underground spacesicon

HCM City develops plan for underground spaces

SOCIETY
22/09/2020

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are developing a plan for design and construction of underground spaces around metro line stations as part of an effort to renovate its inner districts and develop infrastructure in the next five years.

Modern Hanoi and HCM City in impressive imagesicon

Modern Hanoi and HCM City in impressive images

SOCIETY
03/09/2020

In recent years both Hanoi and HCM City have undergone rapid development, with many skyscrapers, immense boulevards, and impressive public works taking shape. 

HCM City devises two scenarios to revive tourismicon

HCM City devises two scenarios to revive tourism

TRAVEL
26/08/2020

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has mapped out two scenarios to kick-start the tourism market post-COVID-19.

First Vietnamese city announces digital transformation programmeicon

First Vietnamese city announces digital transformation programme

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/07/2020

On July 22, Ho Chi Minh City has become the first city in Vietnam to announce a digital transformation programme.

Century-old craft village specialises in Buddha statues in HCM Cityicon

Century-old craft village specialises in Buddha statues in HCM City

TRAVEL
14/07/2020

An old craft village situated in a small alley in Ward 12 of District 6 in Ho Chi Minh City is renowned locally for making a variety of Buddha statues, with the area developing into a tourist attraction over the past few decades.

Bird’s nest tours in HCM City wow visitorsicon

Bird’s nest tours in HCM City wow visitors

TRAVEL
09/07/2020

New or diversified tourism products are being introduced by many travel agents in Ho Chi Minh City to attract more holidaymakers. 

Hoa people’s Nguyen Tieu Festival recognised as national intangible heritageicon

Hoa people’s Nguyen Tieu Festival recognised as national intangible heritage

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
06/07/2020

The customs of the Hoa ethnic group in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 in celebrating the annual Nguyen Tieu festival (spring lantern festival) have been recognised as a national intangible heritage.

Suspected case in HCM City negative for SARS-CoV-2icon

Suspected case in HCM City negative for SARS-CoV-2

SOCIETY
02/07/2020

A 31-year-old man from Indonesia suspected of having COVID-19 has tested negative for the coronavirus.

Real estate booms in HCMC's suburban areasicon

Real estate booms in HCMC's suburban areas

BUSINESS
29/06/2020

The real estate market is picking up in the areas surrounding Ho Chi Minh City as inner-city options become limited and the infrastructure of these provinces is improving.

HCM City left gloomy amid heightened levels of air pollutionicon

HCM City left gloomy amid heightened levels of air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/06/2020

Air quality in HCM City worsened once again on the morning of June 26 with the air quality index (AQI) rising to 161, a level which is considered to be harmful to people’s health, following an evaluation of monitoring application AirVisual.

Office segment resilient amid health emergency strugglesicon

Office segment resilient amid health emergency struggles

FEATURE
25/06/2020

In the first months of 2020, the office segment remained resilient in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City admit the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCM City university among Top 25 performers in knowledge transfericon

HCM City university among Top 25 performers in knowledge transfer

SOCIETY
25/06/2020

The University of Economics – Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) has been ranked among the world’s Top 25 performing universities in income from continuous professional development, which concerns the level of knowledge transfer, by U-Multirank.

Fun for kids in recycled playgroundsicon

Fun for kids in recycled playgrounds

VIDEO
25/06/2020

As kids living on the outskirts of HCM City have few playgrounds to have fun in, the city’s Youth Union decided to build them some. 

Thoughts of an American living in HCM City during COVID-19icon

Thoughts of an American living in HCM City during COVID-19

VIETNAM & WORLD
23/06/2020

Christopher Otis, an American living in HCM City who works as a teacher, photographer, and geographer, feels pride in Vietnam being his second home, in order to explain his emotions 

Hanoi endures second heat wave, temperatures drop in HCM Cityicon

Hanoi endures second heat wave, temperatures drop in HCM City

PHOTOS
23/06/2020

Regions throughout northern and central Vietnam, including Hanoi, continued to endure a hot spell for the second time this year with temperatures in some places reaching 42 degrees Celsius, 

HCMC up, Hanoi down in expensive cities for expats listicon

HCMC up, Hanoi down in expensive cities for expats list

VIDEO
20/06/2020

Ho Chi Minh City edged up nine places in a global ranking of the most expensive places for expatriates in 2020, while Hanoi moved down four places.