President emphasizes importance of timely support for people, enterprises

President emphasizes importance of timely support for people, enterprises

Speaking at the National Assembly deputies group of Ho Chi Minh City on the socio-economic situation, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized that the important initial results had been achieved, but they should not be subjective or satisfied. The difficulties of people and businesses are indisputable because the impact of the pandemic for a long time has consumed most of the savings accounts of people and accumulated money of businesses, as well as the funds of the State.
HCMC promotes cooperation with UNICEF

HCMC promotes cooperation with UNICEF

On May 5, Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Duong Anh Duc received Ms. Rana Flowers, Chief Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam. Both discussed solutions to promote cooperation between Ho Chi Minh City and UNICEF.
Aspiration of sustainable development for HCMC citizens: HCMC Chairman

Aspiration of sustainable development for HCMC citizens: HCMC Chairman

According to Mr. Phan Van Mai, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, from the beginning of the third quarter of 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic has stalled and disrupted most socio-economic activities. Enterprises have had to fight and overcome countless difficulties to survive and wait for the opportunity to revive. 
Thu Thiem 2 Bridge crossing Saigon River inaugurated

Thu Thiem 2 Bridge crossing Saigon River inaugurated

Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony to inaugurate the Thu Thiem 2 Bridge crossing the Saigon River, connecting District 1 with Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Thu Duc City on the morning of April 28.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh makes a field trip to the Tran De seaport planning area in Soc Trang province (Photo: VNA)

Prime Minister pays working visit to Soc Trang

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 27 led a working delegation of the Government to make a field trip to the Tran De seaport planning area in Tran De district and Long Phu 1 thermal power project during his working visit to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
US$6 billion allocated to develop ethnic minority areas

US$6 billion allocated to develop ethnic minority areas

More than VND137,000 billion (US$6 billion) will be allocated to improve the livelihood of residents in development in mountainous areas and regions where ethnic minorities live. This was revealed at today's workshop on the national target program for socio-economic development in mountainous areas and special region from 2021 to 2025 in the Mekong Delta region.
HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Van Nen and Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Phan Van Mai are delivering gifts to participating businesses. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC welcomes proposals from businesses for socio-economic development

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee yesterday held the meeting ‘Collecting Suggestions from Investors about Solutions for Socio-Economic Development of HCMC until 2030’, with the participation of the city leaders and 24 major businesses sited in HCMC.

HCMC Chairman: Institute of Advanced Technology, Innovation must operate soon

HCMC Chairman: Institute of Advanced Technology, Innovation must operate soon

Mr. Phan Van Mai directed that the Department of Science and Technology needs to report to Ho Chi Minh City on the organizational model of the HCMC's Institute of Advanced Technology and Innovation in April this year at the latest. The institute must be put into operation soon, becoming a powerful tool in testing mechanisms and models and promoting science and technology, thereby contributing to socio-economic development.
Digital transformation to foster recovery post Covid-19

Digital transformation to foster recovery post Covid-19

Digital transformation has become a trend in the wake of Covid-19 as it is a new engine driving the country’s socio-economic development and facilitating virus response and economic recovery. Digital technology has found its way into every governmental, economic and social activity.