President Nguyen Xuan Phuc  (L) and Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen at the working session (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC may extend social distancing by another two weeks after August 1

Chairman of the HCMC Peole’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said that perhaps it will take months for the city put the ongoing coronavirus outbreak under control. Therefore, the city may extend its current social distancing period by another two weeks after August 1 due to the continuing rise in the number of patients with Covid-19.

HCMC cancels fireworks display on April 30

HCMC cancels fireworks display on April 30

The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just canceled the fireworks display plan at five points on the celebration of the upcoming Reunification Day and May Day to ensure the prevention against the Covid-19 pandemic.
HCMC seeking mechanism to hire general directors for state-own enterprises

HCMC seeking mechanism to hire general directors for state-own enterprises

Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong in a yesterday meeting requested the Department of Home Affairs in coordination with HCMC Cadre Academy to study and propose a mechanism to hire talents outside the state apparatus to act as general directors at state-owned enterprises.

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.