HCM City to resume waterway transport Society

HCM City to resume waterway transport

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has proposed reopening a high-speed boat and water-bus route that connects the city with Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Duong and Tien Giang provinces from October 20.
Disadvantaged ethnic minority students in HCM City receive free tablets Society

Disadvantaged ethnic minority students in HCM City receive free tablets

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with the municipal Committee for Ethnic Affairs and People’s Public Security newspaper on October 19 presented 90 tablets to support the studying of Cham and Khmer ethnic students in difficult circumstances in the city.
HCM City, Lyon sign MoU on artistic lighting cooperation Society

HCM City, Lyon sign MoU on artistic lighting cooperation

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoa Binh and Vice Mayor of France’s Lyon city Sonia Zdorovzoff signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral cooperation in artistic lighting for the Ho Chi Minh City State Treasury building via videoconference on October 11.
Deputy PM inspects business, production activities in HCM City Society

Deputy PM inspects business, production activities in HCM City

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on October 1 visited enterprises in Linh Trung 1 industrial park in Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc city to examine their production and business activities on the first day of loosened social distancing measures, and work with leaders of Thu Duc.
HCM City: most shippers vaccinated against COVID-19 Society

HCM City: most shippers vaccinated against COVID-19

As many as 160,000 shippers in Ho Chi Minh City have received at least one shot of vaccine against COVID-19, with 33,025 of them getting full two shots, reported Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Nguyen Phuong at a press conference on September 24.
HCM City to implement third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND Society

HCM City to implement third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND

Ho Chi Minh City will carry out the third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND (around 320.7 million USD) sourced from the local budget to help more households and informal workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
General planning tasks for Thu Duc city approved Society

General planning tasks for Thu Duc city approved

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh on September 19 signed a decision on the general planning tasks regarding Thu Duc city in Ho Chi Minh City until 2040 with the goal to develop Thu Duc into one of the important centres of knowledge economy, science - technology, and finance of HCM City and the country.