Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare Health

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
HCM City seeks to become logistics hub Business

HCM City seeks to become logistics hub

Ho Chi Minh City is working on a logistics development strategy that would make the city a major logistics hub and reduce logistic costs to 16 percent of Vietnam's GDP in 2025.
Bridge crossing Sai Gon River opens Society

Bridge crossing Sai Gon River opens

The North-South railway trains can now travel on the newly opened Binh Loi Railway Bridge, which replaces an old bridge adjacent to the new bridge in Ho Chi Minh City.
HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs Politics

HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs

A delegation led by Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan laid wreaths and offered incense at the municipal martyrs’ cemetery in District 9 and the Ho Chi Minh City cemetery in Thu Duc district on July 27, on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam Invalids and Martyrs Day.
HCM City’s satellite emergency service to get more stations Health

HCM City’s satellite emergency service to get more stations

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health plans to set up more satellite emergency stations at public and private hospitals around the city to meet the increasing need for emergency assistance at people’s homes and other locations outside medical facilities.
HCM City bus services seek higher subsidy Society

HCM City bus services seek higher subsidy

Nine of 13 bus enterprises and co-ops in Ho Chi Minh City have asked for a reduction of bus trips on several lines as their subsidies are lower than bus owners’ expenditures.