Business

HCM City to boost ties with Chinese province

Ho Chi Minh City wants to receive more business from China’s Qinghai province, according to Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, Party Central Committee member and Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee.
Society

HCM City honours outstanding enterprises

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Business Associations ( HUBA ) on October 13 honoured 105 local enterprises which have substantially contributed to the development of the southern hub in 2013.
Society

HCM City housing scheme helps disadvantaged

House rents in Ho Chi Minh City may have increased over the last year, but Le Thanh Hoa of Thu Duc district has kept hers unchanged under a city programme to benefit disadvantaged people.
Politics

Vietnam, Laos Women’s Unions step up cooperation

The Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) will help its Lao counterpart establish a women and development centre and offer continued training to Lao female cadres for the 2014-2017 period, aiming to boost effective and sustainable cooperation between the two unions.
HCM City to lure more EU investment Business

HCM City to lure more EU investment

A high-ranking delegation from Ho Chi Minh City paid a working visit to Germany from July 11-13 in a bid to attract more investment from Germany and the EU to the country’s economic hub.
Fair lifts Vietnam-Germany economic ties Business

Fair lifts Vietnam-Germany economic ties

The economic bond between Vietnam and Germany is expected to be elevated via the ongoing three-day trade fair featuring Vietnamese handicrafts and fine arts which will wrap up on July 13.
Society

More documents recount anti-US war

A nine-volume book collection featuring the history of Vietnam’s struggle against the US invaders during the 1954 – 1975 period made its debut at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 17.
Society

Open society for hearing impaired people

Sign language is the main tool for hearing-impaired people to communicate with others, but the teaching of this verbal communication is inadequate and does not meet the requirements of these unfortunate people, impeding their integration into society.
Lord Buddha’s birthday celebrated Society

Lord Buddha’s birthday celebrated

A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City authorities visited the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and its HCM City chapter on the occasion of the 2,555 th birthday of Lord Buddha on May 13.
11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members Politics

11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members

The 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on January 18 elected 175 official members and 25 alternate members to CPV Central Committee (CPVCC) for the 11th tenure.
More chance for disabled to start businesses Society

More chance for disabled to start businesses

Up to 640 disabled people in the central city of Da Nang are expected to make a living from jobs suitable to their health, provided by a 1 million USD project funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Society

Children speak out on their rights at forum

Nearly 200 children from HCM City clubs and schools posed questions and offered suggestions about protecting children’s rights at a two-day forum that ended in HCM City on July 20.