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Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam Airlines expands domestic network

Business

Vietnam Airlines expands domestic network

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced that it will launch two new domestic routes connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Chu Lai, and Da Nang city and Can Tho city ahead of the Lunar New Year 2019 (Tet).

PM orders review of Sabeco's 136.1 million USD tax bill

Business

PM orders review of Sabeco's 136.1 million USD tax bill

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Tax Department of Ho Chi Minh City to hold back on enforcing a tax decision on collecting 3.14 trillion VND (some 136.1 million USD) from Sai Gon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) for violations on special sales tax.

Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

Politics

Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

Vietnam actively contributed to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which will serve as the foundation for the country to perform the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, said Ambassador Tran Duc Binh, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN.

HCM City partners with UK in building smart city

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HCM City partners with UK in building smart city

The Office of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Consulate General of the UK in the city on January 3 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in implementing the future global city programme, which aims to turn the city into a smart city, in the 2019-2022 period.

Ho Chi Minh City collects more for State budget in 2018

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Ho Chi Minh City collects more for State budget in 2018

Ho Chi Minh City’s State budget collection topped 378.5 trillion VND (16.4 billion USD) as of December 31, 2018, or 100.47 percent of the estimate and marking a 8.65 percent increase year-on-year, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong told a local conference on January 3.

Vasco calls off flights to Con Dao due to storm Pabuk

Travel

Vasco calls off flights to Con Dao due to storm Pabuk

The Vietnam Air Services Company (Vasco) has adjusted flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho city, and Con Dao island in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau due to storm Pabuk, the first entering the East Sea in 2019.

Peacekeeping force affirms Vietnam’s position

Politics

Peacekeeping force affirms Vietnam’s position

Vietnam’s participation in the UN’s peacekeeping mission is a breakthrough in implementing the Party’s consistent foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation and development, stated Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.