Hanoi looks to recover economy as pandemic continues Business

Hanoi looks to recover economy as pandemic continues

Hanoi authorities have been identifying and introducing solutions to address pressing difficulties facing production and business and ensure social security amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 23rd meeting of the 16th Hanoi Party Committee heard on April 22.
HCM City eyes enhanced cooperation with EU Politics

HCM City eyes enhanced cooperation with EU

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the European Union (EU) to support the city in applying the 4th Industrial Revolution’s achievements in its economic development.
HCM City, Belarus seek cooperation in public transport Politics

HCM City, Belarus seek cooperation in public transport

Belarusian businesses want to cooperate with Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (SAMCO) which specialises in bus manufacturing, to address public transport problems in Ho Chi Minh City, said Deputy Industry Minister of Belarus Aleksandr Ogorodnhik.
Vietnam, Russia gear towards 10 billion USD trade in 2020 Politics

Vietnam, Russia gear towards 10 billion USD trade in 2020

Vietnam and Russia have agreed to effectively implement the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in order to create breakthroughs in economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries, gearing towards bilateral trade of 10 billion USD in 2020.
HCM City seeks overseas aid funds for metro line Society

HCM City seeks overseas aid funds for metro line

The HCM City People’s Committee has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment for official development assistance funds to build its metro line No 3A from Ben Thanh Market in District 1 to Binh Chanh district’s Tan Kien commune.
HCM City seeks Spanish investments Business

HCM City seeks Spanish investments

HCM City has called for investment from Spanish businesses in urban waste treatment, transport and flood control during a recent visit by a Spanish delegation to the city.
Business

KfW may up Vietnam development fund

KfW, the German Development Bank, has targeted a loan commitment of 500 million EUR (692 million USD) per year for development projects in Viet Nam, up from 200-300 million EUR per year over the last two years, an official from KfW has said.
Society

Work on Metro in HCM City starts soon

Construction of Metro Line 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, the first in the country, will begin on August 28, according to the Municipal Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR).
Business

HCMC needs huge investment for trams, metro

Ho Chi Minh City will prioritise the building of tramcar and metro routes and upgrade several major junctions to develop its public transport network and ease traffic jams, a local official has said.
Business

Moscow to build trade centre in HCM City

Moscow will build a trade centre in Ho Chi Minh City and local labourers and materials will be used for construction, affirmed Moscow ’s First Deputy Mayor Vladimir Resin.