In response to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism’s week-long event named ‘I love Banh mi Sai Gon’ (I love Saigon bread), a part of activities to celebrate ‘banh mi’ shown on Google Doodle and the ninth anniversary of its admission into the Oxford English Dictionary, Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 H'Hen Nie made a tour in Ho Chi Minh City to discover well-known banh mi shops.
The Ministry of Health announced two more Covid-19 infection cases in the Central city of Da Nang and the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, raising the total number to 123 nationwide in the evening on March 23. The patients have just returned Vietnam from Thailand and Malaysia.
Hundreds of young people in Ho Chi Minh City are calling on their friends via social media and others to visit the Blood Transfusion Haematology Hospital and Humanitarian Blood Donation Centre to donate blood to address a shortage amid the ongoing public health emergency caused by the coronavirus.
In the Tet holidays ( the Lunar New Year), though 64 road accidents took place in Ho Chi Minh City killing 59 people, the figure dropped dramatically compared to last year, said the Road and Railway Traffic Police Division (PC08) of the HCMC Department of Police yesterday.