HCM City readies land to expand infrastructure Society

HCM City readies land to expand infrastructure

Ho Chi Minh City authorities promise to offer competitive land rentals and other incentives at industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs) besides improving the business environment and simplifying administrative procedures to attract investment.
HCM City: 90 percent of small travel firms suspend operations Society

HCM City: 90 percent of small travel firms suspend operations

More than 20,000 staff at hotels and tourist accommodations in Ho Chi Minh City were laid off or put on unpaid leave in the first quarter of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released by the municipal Department of Tourism on April 13.
Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean Society

Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean

Available social housing at present can provide stable accommodation for only about 28 percent of workers nationwide, which means the remaining 72 percent still have to rent rooms of private owners.
EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
HCM City urged to upgrade IPs to attract investment Business

HCM City urged to upgrade IPs to attract investment

To attract more investment, especially from overseas, Ho Chi Minh City needs to renovate and reform its export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs), said Tran Quang Truong, General Director of Tan Binh Industrial Park.
Measures needed to reduce work-related accidents Society

Measures needed to reduce work-related accidents

Compliance with occupational safety and hygiene regulations remains lax, affecting the lives of workers and their families, an official from the HCM City Federation of Labour said at a conference held on September 11.