The Central Post Office, a popular tourist destination in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

HCMC reinforces inter-regional connectivity to fuel tourism

Boosting connectivity with localities nationwide is a key solution Ho Chi Minh City is using to develop tourism sustainably and promote its role as a major economic, cultural and tourist hub of Vietnam.
Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung (R) and President of the Cuban Committee for the Defence of the Revolution Carlos Rafael Miranda Martinez (Source: VNA)

HCMC official receives Cuban guest

Ho Chi Minh City is willing to share experience with Cuba in economic management and market economy mechanisms, Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung has said. 
Underground water harvest for domestic use in Binh Chanh District (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC experiencing subsidence on large scale

Ho Chi Minh City is facing rapid land subsidence, which not only destabilizes the city infrastructure but also increases the risk of flooding, especially in the face of abrupt rainstorms, excessive rainfall and high tide levels.
79 companies have signed up for HCM City’s year-long price stabilisation programmes that began last April (Photo: VNA)

HCM City's retail sales remain strong

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly 600 trillion VND (25.8 billion USD), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
HCMC's retail market increases strongly

HCMC's retail market increases strongly

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, since the beginning of this year, total goods retail sales and service revenues were estimated at nearly VND600 trillion, an increase of 12.2 percent over the same period last year while it was 12.5 percent last year.
Vietnamese software professionals are working in Global CyberSoft Co., located in Quang Trung Software City. Photo by T.Ba

IT businesses in HCMC need more innovations, breakthroughs

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung yesterday worked with domestic information technology (IT) companies of the southern region in Quang Trung Software City (Ho Chi Minh City) to form feasible solutions for the development of ‘Make in Vietnam’ IT staples since these businesses can only answer 30 percent of the market needs.

At a job fair

Ho Chi Minh City needs 155,000 work hands for H2

Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s biggest economic hub, will need about 155,000 workers for the rest of this year, according to a municipal forecast centre on human resources and labour market information.