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HCM City has 24,000 Grab and Uber cars
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HCM City has 24,000 Grab and Uber cars

The HCM City Trasport Department has revealed that by the end of September there were 25,000 under 9-seat cars working in ride share networks, with Grab and Uber, more than double traditional taxis

Saigon Central Post Office - unique architectural complex in HCM City
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Saigon Central Post Office - unique architectural complex in HCM City

The Saigon Central Post Office, the largest in South Vietnam, is one of the city’s most emblematic architectural structures. Built between 1886 and 1891, it embraces the western architectural style

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours
Travel

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours

Saigontourist has launched seven new waterway routes on the Sai Gon River and the river sections of Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An.

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans
Health

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to

Boutique coffee shops of HCM City
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Boutique coffee shops of HCM City

Home Coffee, Midway, Hoai Niem and Darkroom are the four favourite destinations for young people seeking a cup of Joe in Ho Chi Minh City.

The best vegetarian restaurants in HCM City
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The best vegetarian restaurants in HCM City

Sivali, An Tam and Hoan Hy are perfect places for those wishing to enjoy a variety of vegetarian dishes.

HCM City, Hanoi in top 50 safe destinations for solo travellers
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HCM City, Hanoi in top 50 safe destinations for solo travellers

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi have been named among the top 50 safe destinations for solo travellers by US-based news website Business Insider.

HCM City plans major tourism boost
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HCM City plans major tourism boost

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 4 signed an agreement with the HCM City Tourism Association to boost the tourism sector.

Air New Zealand continues to operate direct flight to HCM City
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Air New Zealand continues to operate direct flight to HCM City

Air New Zealand – the World Best Airline 2017 by AirlineRatings.com, has announced it will continue to operate its seasonal non-stop service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, following strong customer

Top 7 fruit juice shops in HCM City
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Top 7 fruit juice shops in HCM City

Banana's Juice Shop, Five Boys and Anh Phan in Ho Chi Minh City are seen as favourite destinations for young people who like to savour fruit juices made in a special way.

New coffee shops in HCM City
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New coffee shops in HCM City

La Ca Phe, Nu Bistro, The Dome Kaffe, and Tron Coffee are hot spots for young people who love cafe culture in Ho Chi Minh City.

HCM City rolls out seven new waterway tours
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HCM City rolls out seven new waterway tours

Domestic and foreign tourists to Ho Chi Minh City will have exciting experience discovering the beauty of local scenery as state-owned tour operator Saigontourist launched seven new waterway tours on

High-speed boat service available on HCM City – Can Gio - Vung Tau route
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High-speed boat service available on HCM City – Can Gio - Vung Tau route

A high-speed boat service between HCM City, Can Gio District and Vung Tau will be launched in October, the city Department of Transport has said.

Techmart 2017 opens in HCM City
Tech

Techmart 2017 opens in HCM City

Techmart 2017, an exhibition displaying biotechnology equipment and technologies for pharmaceutical processing, functional food and environmental treatment, is being held on September 28-29 at the

HCM City to bolster waterway tourism
Travel

HCM City to bolster waterway tourism

HCMC will soon open seven more waterway routes and implement projects to build wharfs and boat stops to continue developing waterway tourism.

HCM City seeks solutions to promote agriculture tourism
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HCM City seeks solutions to promote agriculture tourism

Agricultural tourism is one of the new tourism products of Ho Chi Minh City with high potential of development, but providers of this kind of tourism are facing difficulties in expanding their

Sao Bac Dau Technologies honoured at HCM City’s ICT Awards
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Sao Bac Dau Technologies honoured at HCM City’s ICT Awards

Sao Bac Dau Technologies Group won prizes in the categories of providing integrated IT systems and the most rapidly...

Annual Sony Show opens in HCM City
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Annual Sony Show opens in HCM City

The three-day Sony Show which opened in HCM City on Friday is showcasing the Japanese giant’s latest products and most...

HCM City urged to build ports for cruise ships
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HCM City urged to build ports for cruise ships

Many cruise ships want to enter HCMC but they have to dock at other localities because of the lack of harbors.

Regional tourism ministers meet in HCM City
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Regional tourism ministers meet in HCM City

Tourism ministers from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar met at two important meetings in Ho Chi Minh City on September 7, as part of the 13th International Travel Expo in the city.

HCM City aims to become int’l MICE hub
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HCM City aims to become int’l MICE hub

HCM City has the potential to become a leading MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) tourism centre in ASEAN, international experts said at a seminar held in the city on Wednesday.

HCM City’s 1st river bus begins operation
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HCM City’s 1st river bus begins operation

VietNamNet Bridge – Thuong Nhat Co. Ltd. on Monday started the first public river bus route in HCM City.

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions
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HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

HCM City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from nine countries to 30 days from 15 days to promote tourism development.

HCM City to spend $2 million for tourism planning
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HCM City to spend $2 million for tourism planning

HCMC is focusing on conducting survey, evaluation and identification of the city’s position in the country’s tourism map.

HCM City puts into operation tourist information centres
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HCM City puts into operation tourist information centres

Two visitor information and support centres began operation at the Bach Dang Wharf and 23/9 Parks in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2.