HCMC making efforts to develop accommodation for workers, low-income earners

HCMC making efforts to develop accommodation for workers, low-income earners

Ho Chi Minh City is making efforts to develop housing so that workers and employees have good accommodation. Experts, representatives of workers, and laborers said that, besides building social housing for sale, authorities in the southern metropolis should develop social housing, and accommodation for rent so that workers and employees can reside in the city long time.
HCMC to have accommodation house for 1,000 workers

HCMC to have accommodation house for 1,000 workers

The project consists of two 12-story buildings with 360 apartments, built on an area of 5,082 square meters with a total investment of about VND408 billion (US$17.72 million). It is expected to provide accommodations for more than 1,000 workers. Laborers staying in the accommodation house are entitled to use facilities such as kindergarten, commercial and service areas, and amusement parks.
HCMC People’s Council Chairwoman: Priority given to housing for workers

HCMC People’s Council Chairwoman: Priority given to housing for workers

Ms. Nguyen Thi Le, Chairwoman of the People's Council of Ho Chi Minh City, requested to focus on accelerating the implementation of the social housing development plan for the 2021 – 2025 period with the target of developing an additional 2.5 million square meters of floor areas, equivalent to about 35,000 apartments.
Long An starts construction of US$231.26-million industrial park

Long An starts construction of US$231.26-million industrial park

The People's Committee of Long An Province, on April 21, held the groundbreaking ceremony of Nam Thuan Industrial Park in Duc Hoa Dong Commune in Duc Hoa District, with an area of 308 hectares and total investment capital of about VND5.3 trillion (US$231.26 million).
Adjusting colors of inflation picture

Adjusting colors of inflation picture

Domestically, according to the latest report of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in December 2021 dropped 0.18 percent compared to the previous month, with a 0.2-percent decrease in urban areas and a 0.16-percent decrease in rural areas. On average, CPI in 2021 rose by 1.84 percent over the previous year, the lowest increase since 2016 and absolutely within the target of the National Assembly and the Government.
50,000 students in HCMC join Spring Volunteer campaign

50,000 students in HCMC join Spring Volunteer campaign


More than 500 students from universities and colleges in Ho Chi Minh City who represented nearly 50,000 volunteers attended a launching ceremony of the fourth Xuan Tinh Nguyen (Voluntary Spring) campaign at the Youth Cultural House on January 1. 
State needs to create more supports for enterprises in post-Covid-19

State needs to create more supports for enterprises in post-Covid-19

Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Fund of Entrepreneur for Community of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Huynh Van Minh proposed the State give more supports and solutions to help enterprises survive and thrive in the period of post-Covid-19.