Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) meets with received Senior Vice President of the US-ASEAN Business Council Michael Michalak on June 17 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC and US strengthen multifaceted cooperation ties

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday received Mr. Michael Michalak, former US Ambassador to Vietnam cum Senior Vice President of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC).
Vietnam ICT COMM and Telefilm 2019 opens in HCM City

Vietnam ICT COMM and Telefilm 2019 opens in HCM City

A wide range of telecommunications, information and communications technologies and solutions are being introduced at the Vietnam ICT COMM and Telefilm 2019, which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 6.
Vegetable cultivation in HCM City’s Cu Chi district has helped reduce poverty in the area (Photo: VNA)

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in Ho Chi Minh City, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.

The 500ha Sai Gon Safari Park has been added to the list of projects in which HCM City is soliciting investment. (Photo: ndh.vn)

HCMC seeks investment in Saigon Safari Park

 The Saigon Safari Park has been added to the list of projects in which Ho Chi Minh City is soliciting investment, said Director of the city’s Department of Planning and Investment Le Thi Huynh Mai.
Top winners of the race pose for a group photo (Photo: VNA)

HCMC: over 700 runners conquer 81-storey skyscraper

More than 700 athletes on April 28 raced the height of the 81-storey skyscraper Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh district, the highest building in Southeast Asia.

The underground water reservoir using Japanese Crosswave technology on Vo Van Ngan Street in HCM City’s Thu Duc district has been built and proved efficient in reducing flooding. (Photo: www.sggp.org.vn)

HCM City to build underground reservoirs

 Ho Chi Minh City’s Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has sought the People’s Committee’s approval to build five more underground reservoirs using Japanese Crosswave technology to prevent floods in the city.
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.