Mr. Phan Van Mai speaks at the appointment event on August 24.

Prime Minister approves new HCMC chairman

The Prime Minister has issued a decision No.1445/QD-TTg on approving the election result to certify Standing Deputy Secretary of the HCMC’s Party Committee Phan Van Mai as Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC for the 2021-2026 term.
Head the Central Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh (R) handes over the appointment decesion to Deputy Head the Central Economic Commission Nguyen Thanh Phong . (Photo: SGGP)

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong appointed as Deputy Head of Central Economic Commission

Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Organization Commission, Hoang Dang Quang announced a decision No.306-QDNS/TW dated on August 20, 2021 issued by the Politburo on appointing Vice Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee cum Chairman of the City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong as Deputy Head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission at a conference that was held in HCMC on August 26.
Secretary of the Party Committee of HCMC Nguyen Van Nen (C) and Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) offer flowers to Mr. Phan Van Mai. (Photo: SGGP)

Party Committee’s Deputy Secretary Phan Van Mai elected HCMC Chairman

Standing Deputy Secretary of the HCMC’s Party Committee Phan Van Mai has been elected as Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC for the 2021-2026 term with high endorsement ratings at the second session of the 10th People's Council for the 2021-2026 tenure on August 24.
HCMC strives to control Covid-19 by mid-September

HCMC strives to control Covid-19 by mid-September

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Chairman of the City People’s Committee on August 13 worked with Phu Nhuan District on the prevention of Covid-19.
 President Nguyen Xuan Phuc  (L) and Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen at the working session (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC may extend social distancing by another two weeks after August 1

Chairman of the HCMC Peole’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said that perhaps it will take months for the city put the ongoing coronavirus outbreak under control. Therefore, the city may extend its current social distancing period by another two weeks after August 1 due to the continuing rise in the number of patients with Covid-19.

HCMC cancels fireworks display on April 30

HCMC cancels fireworks display on April 30

The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just canceled the fireworks display plan at five points on the celebration of the upcoming Reunification Day and May Day to ensure the prevention against the Covid-19 pandemic.
HCMC seeking mechanism to hire general directors for state-own enterprises

HCMC seeking mechanism to hire general directors for state-own enterprises

Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong in a yesterday meeting requested the Department of Home Affairs in coordination with HCMC Cadre Academy to study and propose a mechanism to hire talents outside the state apparatus to act as general directors at state-owned enterprises.

A floating market in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC, Mekong Delta promote domestic tourism for post Covid-19 recovery

As international tourism has not been resumed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic tourism promotion is considered as the sole solution to gradually recover the tourism industry at the moment, said director of HCMC Department of Tourism Bui Ta Hoang Vu in Can Tho City on July 4.