Han Ni, a worker from the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, wants to own a home but says that administrative procedures are time-consuming and confusing. — Photo tuoitre.vn

HCMC to build more low-cost housing

Nine land areas in HCM City will be used for new low-cost apartment buildings on a total area of six hectares, the city’s People’s Committee has said.

A water bus on the Sai Gon River in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: VNA)

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a new housing plan to 2020 that will beautify the city and improve the quality of life for residents. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City approves new housing plan to 2020

A new housing plan to 2020 that will improve city landscapes and quality of life for its residents has been approved by HCM City authorities. 
Speakers at the 18th HCM City Party Committee conference, which closed on October 16 in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

HCM City’s Party Committee wraps up 18th meeting

Ho Chi Minh City has set out a plan to use the Party’s assets more effectively based on market economy principles, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan receives Olga Lodia Tapia Iglesias, Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (CPC) Central Committee

Cuba learns from Vietnam in updating its economic model

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on October 11 hosted a reception for received Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (CPC) Central Committee, Olga Lodia Tapia Iglesias.
At the welcoming ceremony (Photo: hcmcpv)

Indian Navy's ship arrives in HCMC

Indian Navy's guided missile destroyer INS Rana carrying 360 sailors and officers docked at Sai Gon Port in HCM City on September 27, starting a four-day visit to the city.
Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam , Lianys Torres Rivera (L) and Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan

HCM City wants to further develop ties with Cuba

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on September 24 hosted a reception for Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam, Lianys Torres Rivera during her visit to HCM City.
HCM City, Bulgaria foster economic cooperation

HCM City, Bulgaria foster economic cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City hopes that Bulgaria will create better conditions for the city’s enterprises and goods to access the country’s market, said a local official.

Members of the executive committee of the Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association debuts in HCM City

The Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association (VCCA) made its debut at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on September 14, during which it announced its vision, strategy, and operational plan for the 2018-2020 period.