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COVID-19 patients with no symptoms will quarantine at home for 14 daysicon
SOCIETY31/07/20210

COVID-19 patients with no symptoms will quarantine at home for 14 days

Patients with locally acquired COVID-19 showing no symptoms, and with no underlying disease or obesity, will now be under a 14-day home quarantine, according to new guidelines released by the HCMC Department of Health.

 
Vietnam reports 4,195 new COVID-19 infections on July 19icon

Vietnam reports 4,195 new COVID-19 infections on July 19

SOCIETY
20/07/2021

The Ministry of Health reported 2,180 new cases of COVID-19 on July 19 evening, raising the total number of infections in the day to 4,195, including 4,175 domestically transmitted and 20 imported that were quarantined upon arrival.

Daily count rises by 3,718, more southern localities to enforce social distancing measuresicon

Daily count rises by 3,718, more southern localities to enforce social distancing measures

SOCIETY
17/07/2021

A further 1,612 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,600 local cases and 12 imported infections, were recorded on the evening of July 17, with Ho Chi Minh City registering the highest number of infections with 2,786 for the whole day.

One million AstraZeneca doses donated by Japan arrive in HCM Cityicon

One million AstraZeneca doses donated by Japan arrive in HCM City

Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine fund news and information
17/07/2021

The latest batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine donated by the Japanese Government landed at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on July 16 morning.

Health Ministry confirms 805 new COVID-19 cases on July 15 morningicon

Health Ministry confirms 805 new COVID-19 cases on July 15 morning

SOCIETY
15/07/2021

Additional 805 COVID-19 infections were reported on July 15 morning, including four imported cases, according to the Ministry of Health.

HCM City to impose social distancing measures under PM's Directive 16 starting July 9icon

HCM City to impose social distancing measures under PM's Directive 16 starting July 9

SOCIETY
08/07/2021

HCM City will apply social distancing measures under the Prime Minister's Directive 16 for 15 days starting 0am on July 9, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the municipal People's Committee.

Flights to central region destination temporarily suspendedicon

Flights to central region destination temporarily suspended

SOCIETY
25/06/2021

Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan has sent a document to relevant authorities on a temporary suspension of flights between Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Quang Binh’s Dong Hoi city starting from June 23.

HCM City’s new master plan places quality of life as priorityicon

HCM City’s new master plan places quality of life as priority

SOCIETY
19/06/2021

The newly-adjusted master plan for Ho Chi Minh City must ensure that its residents’ interests are a top priority, Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has said.

HCM City nominated for Asia's Best MICE Destination in 2021icon

HCM City nominated for Asia's Best MICE Destination in 2021

TRAVEL
16/06/2021

Ho Chi Minh City has become one of the eight candidates nominated for the title of "Asia's Best MICE Destination 2021" by World MICE Award.

Vietnam’s largest city to impose social distancing as COVID-19 cases skyrocketicon

Vietnam’s largest city to impose social distancing as COVID-19 cases skyrocket

SOCIETY
30/05/2021

Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam, will take stronger measures to control the COVID-19 outbreak as soon as a social distancing order is due to come into effect as of 00.00hrs on May 31.

Train carriages of HCM City’s first metro line installed onto trial trackicon

Train carriages of HCM City’s first metro line installed onto trial track

SOCIETY
12/05/2021

Japanese contractor Hitachi on May 11 completed the installation of all three passenger carriages of train No. 2 onto a trial track at a depot of Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 between Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Theme Park.

House fire kills eight in HCM City’s District 11icon

House fire kills eight in HCM City’s District 11

SOCIETY
08/05/2021

Eight people were killed in a fire that broke out at a three-floor house in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 11 on May 7.

Index results spark reforms in Vietnamese metropolisesicon

Index results spark reforms in Vietnamese metropolises

BUSINESS
01/05/2021

Despite strong efforts, major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are still lagging behind in the 2020 Provincial Competitiveness Index, triggering concerns over the efficacy of their reforms.

Ho Chi Minh City todayicon

Ho Chi Minh City today

SOCIETY
30/04/2021

After 46 years of liberation of the South and reunification of the country, Ho Chi Minh City has made great achievement with particularly impressive works, contributing to changing the face of the city. 

Street art event to be held in HCM Cityicon

Street art event to be held in HCM City

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
23/04/2021

The street art performance “Jam –Vietnam Urban Arts 2021” will take place in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 from April 24-25.

Projects planned to ease traffic congestion on port roadsicon

Projects planned to ease traffic congestion on port roads

SOCIETY
19/04/2021

The HCMC Department of Transport has asked the city government to give priority in the next five years to six key transport projects worth $1.19 billion in order to clear congestion on roads leading to ports, especially Cat Lai Port in District 2.

HCM City continues closure of discos, bars, karaoke parlorsicon

HCM City continues closure of discos, bars, karaoke parlors

SOCIETY
08/03/2021

Ho Chi Minh City will continue the closure of discos, bars, karaoke parlors to ensure safety amid COVID-19 pandemic, while other service business types will be resumed from March 9.

Cu Chi Tunnels site seeks UNESCO’s recognitionicon

Cu Chi Tunnels site seeks UNESCO’s recognition

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
02/03/2021

When people think of the most modern and crowded city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City first comes to mind.