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Special policy for new Thu Duc City suggestedicon
SOCIETY08/10/20200

Special policy for new Thu Duc City suggested

The idea of establishing Thu Duc City has been supported by experts and voters, but they want a special policy and better name for the city suited to the current epoch and future as well.

 
New drama for children to open at Saigon's Gia Dinh Parkicon

New drama for children to open at Saigon's Gia Dinh Park

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
21/09/2020

Theatre director Hoang Duan and young actors of Phuong Nam Theatre will stage a new play aimed at young audiences to celebrate the Mid-autumn Full Moon Festival, which begins on October 1.

Glowing lanterns signal start of Mid-Autumn Festival in HCM Cityicon

Glowing lanterns signal start of Mid-Autumn Festival in HCM City

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
17/09/2020

Numerous colourful lanterns can be seen lighting up Luong Nhu Hoc Street in District 5 of Ho Chi Minh City during the night, serving to attract plenty of visitors ahead of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.

84-year-old woman has sold soup on Saigon’s pavement for 50 yearsicon

84-year-old woman has sold soup on Saigon’s pavement for 50 years

SOCIETY
16/09/2020

When she was young, she carried her porridge pot on the shoulders, and walked through alleys to make a living. 

Saigon covered with dense fogicon

Saigon covered with dense fog

SOCIETY
15/09/2020

On the morning of September 14, Saigon was covered with dense fog, which caused residential areas and high-rise buildings to be hidden behind an opaque white layer.

Saigon roads deeply flooded after downpoursicon

Saigon roads deeply flooded after downpours

SOCIETY
19/08/2020

Until last night many roads in HCM City's eastern part were flooded deeply, causing traffic paralysis. For year, flooding has been remained a big problem for the city.

“Korean Streets” in Saigon reeling from new coronavirus outbreakicon

“Korean Streets” in Saigon reeling from new coronavirus outbreak

TRAVEL
09/08/2020

Many stores along the so-called “Korean Streets” in Ho Chi Minh City have been dealt a severe blow by the new outbreak of the coronavirus, closing down en-masse because of a dearth of customers.

New thinking about sidewalk useicon

New thinking about sidewalk use

SOCIETY
29/06/2020

About to come to a decision, the HCMC government is poised to adopt a new thinking on how the sidewalk and roadways can be used aside from being for traffic. 

Brilliant beauty of HCM Cityicon

Brilliant beauty of HCM City

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
29/06/2020

Visitors coming to HCMC these days will have a chance to enjoy images of culture, history and the development of the city over the past 320 years.

HCM City still has 22 flood-prone areasicon

HCM City still has 22 flood-prone areas

SOCIETY
11/06/2020

HCMC has spent more than VND25 trillion on anti-flooding projects over the past five years but the city still has 22 flood-prone areas, 

Southern region thrives after 45 years of reunificationicon

Southern region thrives after 45 years of reunification

PHOTOS
16/04/2020

After 45 years of national reunification and three decades of the Doi Moi (renewal) process, under the leadership of the Party, southern provinces and cities’ economy have thrived dramatically.

Ho Chi Minh Campaign – Strategic battleicon

Ho Chi Minh Campaign – Strategic battle

YOUR VIETNAM
12/04/2020

The general offensive in the spring of 1975, with the historic Ho Chi Minh Campaign as its pinnacle, ended successfully, leading to the ultimate victory of the resistance war against the US aggressors and the country's reunification.

Adapting to life during the epidemicicon

Adapting to life during the epidemic

VIDEO
01/04/2020

With Vietnam in the grip of the COVID-19 epidemic, it has changed and disrupted the daily life of people in an unimaginable way. 

Limiting transport from, to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Cityicon

Limiting transport from, to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

PHOTOS
01/04/2020

Buses operating on frequent routes which depart from or arrive in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and cover less than 100km can still run two trips per day at maximum with no more than 20 passengers.

Opera House metro station to open for public viewing in Aprilicon

Opera House metro station to open for public viewing in April

SOCIETY
10/03/2020

Final touches on the Opera House station of HCMC’s first metro line project are being made and the station is scheduled for public visits on April 30, marking welcome progress on the country’s key national projects.

HCM City featured in Disney’s new blockbustericon

HCM City featured in Disney’s new blockbuster

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
05/03/2020

Scenes of Ho Chi Minh City are featured in the latest trailer of Disney’s science fiction film entitled “Artemis Fowl”.

PM, Gov't Advisory Group aim to turn HCM City into int'l financial centreicon

PM, Gov't Advisory Group aim to turn HCM City into int'l financial centre

BUSINESS
02/03/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked his Government Advisory Group to submit a document by April 30 outlining necessary steps to turn HCM City into an international financial centre.

Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City named in top 25 trending destinations for 2020icon

Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City named in top 25 trending destinations for 2020

TRAVEL
02/03/2020

Vietnam’s central coastal city of Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City were both named among the top 25 trending destinations in the world for 2020 by the world’s largest travel platform TripAdvisor.