Scholarships to ease burden on disadvantaged students Society

Scholarships to ease burden on disadvantaged students

Many universities in Ho Chi Minh City plan to provide scholarships to students whose families’ livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or who live in the Mekong Delta and are affected by drought and saltwater intrusion.
Coconuts make stylish hats Business

Coconuts make stylish hats

Craft workers in the southern province of Ben Tre - the "land of coconuts" - have created a variety of unique souvenirs for tourists from the fibre surrounding the fruit. Their latest creation is fibre hats, the idea of Nguyen Phuc Sang, a student at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance.
Tax on income from bank savings proposed Business

Tax on income from bank savings proposed

The latest proposal to tax an individual’s income from the interest accrued from the savings deposited in banks has become a bone of contention between the parties concerned.
HCM City to build pedestrian bridges Society

HCM City to build pedestrian bridges

Five pedestrian overbridges will be built in HCM City’s Districts 3, Go Vap, Phu Nhuan, and Binh Thanh and on Highway 1A this year, according the city’s Urban Traffic Management Zone No.1.
Flower industry needs tech growth Business

Flower industry needs tech growth

Both local and foreign experts have urged Vietnamese flower growers to cultivate new kinds of flowers and use high-tech planting techniques to develop the industry.
 HCM City seeks to boost SMEs Business

HCM City seeks to boost SMEs

Developing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is one of the ways to increase the private sector's contribution to the city's economic growth.