HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs Politics

HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs

A delegation of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and armed forces on April 29 laid wreaths at the city’s martyrs cemetery on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30) and the 134th May Day.
Infrastructure overloaded in new residential areas Society

Infrastructure overloaded in new residential areas

Many infrastructure facilities, including roads are overloaded as many new residential areas have been built and the number of means of transportation rapidly rise in suburban areas of Ho Chi Minh City in the past few years.
HCM City cooperatives seek expansion abroad Business

HCM City cooperatives seek expansion abroad

With strong support from authorities, cooperatives in Ho Chi Minh City have developed strongly and are making efforts to expand their trade on agricultural products even into international markets.
 HCM City seeks to calm land speculation Business

HCM City seeks to calm land speculation

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has instructed relevant authorities to develop software that will allow the public to obtain land-use plans on their mobile phones as a means to avoid the land “fever” that occurs periodically.
Pedestrians want pavement back Society

Pedestrians want pavement back

Pavements, especially those in crowded areas of major cities like Hanoi and HCM City, are being seriously encroached, causing difficulties for pedestrians.
Zika on the rise in HCM City Health

Zika on the rise in HCM City

Another 11 Zika cases have been detected in Ho Chi Minh City, increasing the total number of cases in the city to 57, the southern city’s preventive medicine centre said on November 20.
HCM City primary schools to use Escuela Nueva Society

HCM City primary schools to use Escuela Nueva

The Department of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City has asked districts to begin using the Vietnam Escuela Nueva (VNEN) methodology at more local schools in the 2016-2017 academic year.
Disabled-friendly spots listed in mobile app Society

Disabled-friendly spots listed in mobile app

Local NGO DRD (Disability Resource and Development) and Hoa Sen University have launched a smart phone application that provides disabled people with locations of disabled-friendly community venues.