Some localities allow swimming at public beaches. (Photo: SGGP)

Localities cautious over tourism reopening

After months in lockdown, several provinces and cities nationwide have resumed tourism activities and reopened for visitors under strict safety guidelines.
Vietnam U22 football team expected to defeat Chinese Taipei

Vietnam U22 football team expected to defeat Chinese Taipei

The Vietnam National U22 football team will officially play the first match against the Chinese Taipei team tonight at Group I of the 2022 AFC U22 Asian Cup qualifiers. It is expected to have the first victory for the Vietnam team after the match.
Experts suggest reducing taxes to stabilize gasoline prices

Experts suggest reducing taxes to stabilize gasoline prices

Domestic retail prices of petrol and oil products were allowed to adjust to the new selling price, with an increase of more than VND1,400 per liter for gasoline and more than VND1,000 per liter for oil as of 4 p.m. on October 26. As the global oil prices have risen to the highest level in the past seven years, while the Fuel Price Stabilization Fund has almost been exhausted, the most feasible solution is to reduce taxes to share difficulties with consumers and businesses.
New urban areas along first metro line in HCMC

New urban areas along first metro line in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City’s first metro line extends between Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in Thu Duc new city. The city authorities are drafting design and construction plans for urban development along the line.
Interprovincial passenger transport activities yet smooth

Interprovincial passenger transport activities yet smooth

Although Ho Chi Minh City has piloted the operation of interprovincial fixed-route buses over the past two weeks, there have been a few passengers traveling from HCMC to other cities and provinces and vice versa. For this reason, business owners are waiting for functional forces’ support to make their interprovincial passenger transport activities more conveniently.
Two international math exams for high school students

Two international math exams for high school students

To help Vietnamese students get familiar with the international math competency assessment system and enhance their competitiveness with their peers in the world, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training announced two international math exams including American Mathematics (AMC) and Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.
Covid-19 checkpoints at HCMC’s gateways suspend operation

Covid-19 checkpoints at HCMC’s gateways suspend operation

The Covid-19 checkpoints at gateways to Ho Chi Minh City have temporarily suspended their operation from 6 p.m. on October 26 following the direction of Deputy Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Ngo Minh Chau. 
Gold, stocks climb simultaneously

Gold, stocks climb simultaneously

As oil prices rose sharply, oil and gas stocks also jumped, helping to strengthen the uptrend of the stock market in the trading session on October 26.