Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub Business

Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub

As a coastal city with considerable sea-related advantages, Da Nang is carrying out an action programme to boost development of blue economy, targeting to turn itself into sea-based economic hub in the future.
HCM City, Laos’ Vientiane step up cooperation Politics

HCM City, Laos’ Vientiane step up cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City always treasures the twining relations with Vientiane, as well as the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos as a whole, an official of the city said.
Vietnamese NA Chairwoman receives leader of Suzhou city Politics

Vietnamese NA Chairwoman receives leader of Suzhou city

Businesses from Suzhou city in the Chinese province of Jiangsu want to step up cooperation with Vietnam - a fast growing economy, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Zhou Naixiang said at a meeting with Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on July 9.
HCM City Party Committee convenes 30th meeting Politics

HCM City Party Committee convenes 30th meeting

Ho Chi Minh City maintained its status as the country’s largest economic hub with an economic growth of 7.86 percent and a gross regional domestic product (GRDP) of over 611 trillion VND (26.5 billion USD), accounting for 24.6 percent of the country’s total, in the first half.
HCM City to issue regulation on databases Society

HCM City to issue regulation on databases

A regulation on Ho Chi Minh City’s common-use databases is expected to be issued in the third quarter of this year, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, said at a recent conference to review the past 18 months of project implementation.
HCM City studies new technologies in Germany Sci-Tech

HCM City studies new technologies in Germany

Studying Germany’s new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and automation as well as models of digital and knowledge-based economic development, vocational training and financial centres is crucial for Ho Chi Minh City to shape its development, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has said.
Ancient city to limit tourist access to symbolic bridge Society

Ancient city to limit tourist access to symbolic bridge

Facing the possible collapse of the 400-year-old Cau Bridge, a symbol of Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, and a popular destination among tourists, local authorities have announced they will soon put a limit on the number of visitors touring the site.
Hanoi officials visit Ireland, United Kingdom Politics

Hanoi officials visit Ireland, United Kingdom

A delegation from Hanoi led by Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and Chairwoman of the People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc is paying a working visit to Ireland and the United Kingdom from May 2-12.
HCM City seeks investments for infrastructure Business

HCM City seeks investments for infrastructure

With the aim of attracting more investment for much-needed infrastructure, Ho Chi Minh City is touting its efforts to become a digital- and knowledge-based economy with a highly skilled workforce.
HCM City’s voters express concern over education, drug issues Politics

HCM City’s voters express concern over education, drug issues

Voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 expressed their concern over education-training, legislation and the use of alcoholics and drug which lead to many traffic accidents during a local meeting with Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Private sector has big role in HCM City’s economic development Business

Private sector has big role in HCM City’s economic development

Seeing the important role of the private sector to local development, Ho Chi Minh City will work to attract more private investment to carry out smart urban area projects and branch out Industry 4.0 services, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Nation pays homage to former President Le Duc Anh Politics

Nation pays homage to former President Le Duc Anh

National leaders and people nationwide expressed their deep sorrow at the death of former President, General Le Duc Anh at respect-paying ceremonies held simultaneously in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and the former President’s home province of Thua Thien-Hue on May 3 morning.
HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs Society

HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs

A delegation of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, People’s Committee, People’s Council and Vietnam Fatherland Front on April 26 paid homage to fallen soldiers at local martyrs’ cemeteries on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification, and 133rd May Day.