Tourists take double-decker bus tour to explore the city's sights.

HCMC to promote tourism in international markets

A dialogue on promoting HCMC’s tourism industry between the city’s leaders and foreign cultural and press officers and reporters residing in Vietnam was held on December 3.
Public hospitals in HCMC set aside beds for Covid-19 patients

Public hospitals in HCMC set aside beds for Covid-19 patients

The HCMC Department of Health on Thursday asked all public hospitals in the city to set aside at least 10 percent of hospital beds for treatment of Covid-19 patients amid a surge in hospitalizations and deaths and the emergence of the Omicron variant.
HCMC formulates flexible plan to reopen schools

HCMC formulates flexible plan to reopen schools

Schools in Ho Chi Minh City will formulate a flexible plan to reopen schools as students will come back to schools from December 13. Currently, schools are completing plans to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic when students return to schools. In particular, students' and teachers’ safety is a top priority.
Students of the Nguyen Binh Khiem Primary School in District 1

HCMC’s first-grade students to take half-day in-person class

Under the two-week experimental program on in-person learning from December 13-25 approved by the HCMC People’s Committee, primary schools in Covid-19 alert level 1 areas will be allowed to carry out a resumption of half-day face-to-face classes for students in Grade 1, announced the municipal Department of Education and Training.
The HCMC Immigration Office under the HCMC Public Security Department spend most of their time to process passport registration papers. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to increase interaction with citizens via online tools

In order to smoothly enter the ‘new normal’ phase during the Covid-19 pandemic, state agencies in Ho Chi Minh City are gradually implementing IT in their operation. On-site meetings are reduced while online connections are more encouraged, especially those to serve citizens.