Singaporean PM hopes to boost cooperation with HCM City Politics

Singaporean PM hopes to boost cooperation with HCM City

Singapore hopes to foster comprehensive cooperative relations with Ho Chi Minh City, a proactive and innovative city with positive contributions to both Vietnam and the region, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 26.
HCM City delegation begin visits to Singapore, Indonesia Politics

HCM City delegation begin visits to Singapore, Indonesia

A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on August 21 started their visits to Singapore and Indonesia, aiming to deepen ties between Vietnam, HCM City and the two Southeast Asian countries.
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 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.
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.
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.
Overseas businessmen, intellectuals pool ideas to build innovative HCM City Society

Overseas businessmen, intellectuals pool ideas to build innovative HCM City

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the committee for overseas Vietnamese on April 6 held a meeting in the city between municipal leading officials and overseas Vietnamese businessmen and intellectuals to discuss how to build the country’s southern hub into a regional innovative urban and financial centre.
HCM City seeks to raise efficiency of PPP model Business

HCM City seeks to raise efficiency of PPP model

A perfect public-private partnership (PPP) model should harmonise the interests of State agencies, investors, beneficiaries and those affected by the project, an official of Ho Chi Minh City has said.
Work accelerated for HCM City’s first metro line Society

Work accelerated for HCM City’s first metro line

Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro No.1 project will receive strong support from local authorities so that it can soon be put into operation, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on March 13 stressed.
Community reports help HCM City tackle officials’ violations Society

Community reports help HCM City tackle officials’ violations

Information provided by the public, the media, and voters have helped Ho Chi Minh City discipline 97 Party members who committed violations, receiving punishments ranging from warnings to being expelled from the Party, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Ho Chi Minh City collects more for State budget in 2018 Business

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.