Terra Cotta Studio in Quảng Nam Province won gold in sustainability. — VNS Photo Công Thành

Vietnamese designs win Asian architecture prize

Two designs by the HCM City–based company Tropical Space won awards at the Architects Regional Council Asia (Arcasia) Awards for Architecture 2018 in Tokyo last week.
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.
Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the conference. (Photo: Sggp)

HCMC calls for investment in building smart city

The Ho Chi Minh City’s government on September 15 hosted a conference on calling for investment in Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) and Socio-Economic Simulation and Forecast Center, developing HCM City into a smart city in 2017-2020, with a vision to 2025.
Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R ) and Italian Ambassador to Viet Nam Cecilia Piccioni

Outgoing Italian Ambassador bids farewell to HCM City

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on September 14 received Italian Ambassador to Viet Nam Cecilia Piccioni, who came to say goodbye before ending her tenure.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) and Chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries (KDI) Huh Chang-soo (Photo: VNA)

RoK firms interested in doing business in HCM City: official

A line-up of businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) hope to land investment in Ho Chi Minh City, especially in the sectors of high technology and IT, said Chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries (KDI) Huh Chang-soo on September 13.

The Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien construction project

HCM City advances nearly VND3,300 bln to Metro Line 1

Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on September 12 held a working session on construction progress of metro lines 1 and 2 , Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong with the HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways.
At the press conference

2018 Vietnamese Golden Ball Awards kicked off

The Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper announced, the 2018 Vietnamese Golden Ball Awards was officially kicked off, at a press conference held this morning September 11 at its head office in HCM City. 
A corner of Ho Chi Minh City (Source: VNA)

HCM City develops smart tourism in Industry 4.0

Ho Chi Minh City has strived to tap into its tourism development potential, with the support of digital technology, as the city is Vietnam’s leading tourism hub and an attractive destination for international friends.