A greenhouse at the Hi-tech Agricultural Park in HCM City’s Cu Chi District. — VNS File Photo

HCM City to build plant variety, animal breeding centers

Farmers and experts have asked HCM City authorities to remove hindrances and create favorable conditions for residents to build greenhouses and breeding centers on agricultural land used to build nursery gardens.



Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

HCMC draws US$2.37 billion in FDI in seven months

Foreign investment in Ho Chi Minh City has totalled US$2.37 billion this year, including new and additional capital and share purchases, down 32.9 percent year-on-year.
A view of the under-construction first metro line in HCM City.  (Photo vnexpress.net)

HCM City to develop hi-rises along metro line

Ho Chi Minh City plans to stop construction of high-rise apartment buildings in downtown areas and focus instead on building such residential complexes along the first metro route in the eastern part of the city comprising districts 2, 9 and Thu Duc.

Tourists enjoy their time in HCM City (Source: kichcaudulichtphcm.vn)

HCMC moves to attract more visitors

Ho Chi Minh City is carry out a range of promotion programs aiming to increase the number of tourists to the city which saw a 54.7-percent drop in the first half of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: SGGP)

HCM City plans to reduce number of districts

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Home Affairs has submitted a plan to the municipal People's Committee on the merger of three districts and 19 wards in the eastern area of the city.
Construction of Metro Line No.1 in HCM City between Ben Thanh market in District 1 and Suoi Tien tourism park in District 9. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City told to focus efforts on transport

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a strategic solution that could help Ho Chi Minh City address its current challenges and develop a sustainable transport network, which would help create a smart and liveable city, said the director of the municipal Department of Transport, Tran Quang Lam.
A view of HCM City’s skyline. Photo tripsavvy.com

HCM City targets 8.5 percent of GRDP in 2020

HCM City has set a target of achieving a growth rate of 8.5 per cent for Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) next year, with total private investment accounting for 35 per cent of GRDP.