A floating market in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC, Mekong Delta promote domestic tourism for post Covid-19 recovery

As international tourism has not been resumed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic tourism promotion is considered as the sole solution to gradually recover the tourism industry at the moment, said director of HCMC Department of Tourism Bui Ta Hoang Vu in Can Tho City on July 4.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the conference (Photo: VNA)

PM presides at conference to clear difficulties for southern key economic zone

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided at a conference with eight provinces and city in the southern key economic zone including Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc, Tien Giang, Long An, Ba Ria-Vung Tau and HCMC on missions and solutions to clear difficulties, attract investment and boost socioeconomic development on May 30.
Speeding up the disbursement of investment projects would help the city's economy recover

HCMC suggested to develop recovery program for post-COVID-19 economy

An economic recovery program for post-COVID-19 Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) was proposed during an online seminar by Dr. Tran Du Lich, member of the Government's Economic Advisory Group, and earned the agreement of Nguyen Thanh Phong, member of the Party Central Committee and chairman of HCMC People's Committee.

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong is inspecting the safety status against Covid-19 in FPT Software Co. Ltd. (Photo: SGGP)

Businesses requested to ensure safety against Covid-19 before re-operating

Businesses in HCMC are allowed normal operation as long as they have an effective safety plan against Covid-19 for their employees in compliance with Direction No.16/CT-TTg and orders for pandemic prevention by the Ministry of Health, said Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday in his Covid-19 inspection tour to large corporations in the city.

Passengers make medical declaration at Tan Son Nhat Airport (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC makes sure no shortage of anti-pandemic materials

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong required the Department of Health to calculate demand and prevent no shortage of materials to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic including protective gear such as masks, gowns and antiseptic equipment.
Chairman of the city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong talks to delegates at the conference (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC discusses solutions to increase value of export products

HCMC People’s Committee on October 17 organized a symposium to review investment and export in the city in the phase of 2000-2019, analyze export status for the last 20 years and discuss orientation in the new phase.


Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in Binh Thanh district (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes ministries to assess capital adjustment for metro projects

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has sent an urgent dispatch to the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Planning and Investment on capital adjustment for the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, announced the committee’s office yesterday afternoon.


Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong

AI offering precious chances for HCMC to develop: Chairman of People’s Committee

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee and the World Bank today co-organized the conference ‘International and Domestic Experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research and Application – Recommendations for HCMC’, aiming at establishing an AI implementation ecosystem from 2019 – 2025 and forming feasible solutions for AI development programs in the city until 2020.

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (right) and Nagano’s Governor Shuichi Abe (Photo: VNA)

HCMC steps up multifaceted cooperation with Nagano

 Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has expressed his hope that the city and Japan’s Nagano prefecture will have more specific cooperation programmes in the time ahead. 
HCMC Party Leader Nguyen Thien Nhan makes a statement at the conference on administrative reform on July 18 (Photo: SGGP)

City leader asks to improve residential satisfaction in administrative reform

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday said that the low level of residential satisfation in the administrative procedure relating to permission for land use, construction and investment in the first half of 2019 prompted relevant sides to analyze the problem in order to improve the rate in the second half.