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Street art performance at HCMC Central Post Office
Travel

Street art performance at HCMC Central Post Office

The Central Post Office is a famous tourist attraction in HCMC. Those visiting the post office can see street art performances just in front of the French-built building every Saturday morning,

HCMC busy with model of HIV treatment
Health

HCMC busy with model of HIV treatment

31 out of 41,000 HIV infected people in Ho Chi Minh City are receiving treatment in clinics under the management of 24 medical centers in districts citiwide.

HCMC: 11 hospitals join medical tourism activities
Health

HCMC: 11 hospitals join medical tourism activities

11 State-owned and private hospitals have registered to provide healthcare services through medical tourism, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health.

HCMC: 11 hospitals participate medical tourism activities
Health

HCMC: 11 hospitals participate medical tourism activities

11 State-owned and private hospitals have registered to provide healthcare services through medical tourism, according to the Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health.

HCMC tightens control on food safety in schools
Health

HCMC tightens control on food safety in schools

Ho Chi Minh City will tighten control on food safety in schools this year by checking canteens and caters.

HCMC rejects information on termination of bus rapid transit project
Business

HCMC rejects information on termination of bus rapid transit project

NDO - Head of the Office of Ho Chi Minh City's People Committee Vo Van Hoan has affirmed that the city does not have a policy to suspend the building of the first-ever bus rapid transit (BRT) line,

HCMC, Thanh Hoa take lead in FDI attraction
Business

HCMC, Thanh Hoa take lead in FDI attraction

NDO - Foreign investors have invested in 59 provinces and cities throughout Vietnam, in the first nine months of this year, with the largest amount of investment being poured into Ho Chi Minh City,

Public hospitals in HCMC become self-financing
Health

Public hospitals in HCMC become self-financing

From October 1, public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City will become self-financing ones.

First Medical Center for tourists opens in HCMC
Health

First Medical Center for tourists opens in HCMC

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has opened to public the tourist medical center, the first –ever of its kind in the city, in the General Hospital Sai Gon at 125-127 Street Le Loi in

HCMC Children's Hospital opens center of inpatient treatment
Health

HCMC Children's Hospital opens center of inpatient treatment

The Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital was officially put into operation of the center specializing in treatment for inpatients on August 1, said the Ho Chi Minh City Health Department.

Ministry orders to inspect plastic surgery clinic in HCMC
Health

Ministry orders to inspect plastic surgery clinic in HCMC

After newspapers released the death of a pregnant after a cosmetic surgery in an infirmary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Ministry of Health's Medical Examination and Treatment Department ordered in

CDC supports HCMC for HIV/AIDS care and treatment program
Health

CDC supports HCMC for HIV/AIDS care and treatment program

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just approved a project to strengthen and maintain the capacity of HIV/ AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services this year.

HCMC to set up seven disease control centers
Health

HCMC to set up seven disease control centers

Ho Chi Minh City plans to convert seven medical clinics into disease control centers, said director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Tan Binh at a conference on August 16.

Acupuncture treatment of autistic children by ITM in HCMC
Health

Acupuncture treatment of autistic children by ITM in HCMC

The Institution of Tradition Medicine (ITM) in Ho Chi Minh City has used acupuncture for treatment of autistic children since August.

HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections
Health

HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections

Amongst four districts including districts 12, Binh Tan, Binh Chanh, and Hoc Mon with the highest rate of infection cases of dengue, District 12 is leading with the infection rate increasing by 135

HCMC customs seize 1.2-ton roulette machine en route to Cambodia
Politics

HCMC customs seize 1.2-ton roulette machine en route to Cambodia

The shipping company lied on its import documents and failed to obtain a license to ship the gaming machine to Cambodia.

Petrolimex begins trading on HCMC Stock Exchange
Business

Petrolimex begins trading on HCMC Stock Exchange

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) began trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) on April 21 with shares, coded PLX, starting at 43,200 VND (1.9 USD).

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses
Business

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses

Nhan dan - NDO – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong has committed to ensuring the most favourable conditions for foreign investors, including Iranian businesses.

New express ship to ply HCMC-Vung Tau route
Travel

New express ship to ply HCMC-Vung Tau route

EN VietNamNet - Green Technology Co. will put into service an express ship plying the route between HCMC and Vung Tau next month after completing construction of the ship this Wednesday, said the

Low cost housing demand very large in HCMC: Estate Association
Business

Low cost housing demand very large in HCMC: Estate Association

Vietnamnet - HCMC Real Estate Association forecast that the needs of affordable housing, low cost commercial, social housing and low cost apartments for lease will approximate one million apartments

Vietjet to be listed on HCMC Stock Exchange in late February
Business

Vietjet to be listed on HCMC Stock Exchange in late February

Nhan dan - NDO - Low-cost airline Vietjet Air will begin listing its shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange on February 28.

Vietlott records two-third revenue of 2016 in HCMC
Business

Vietlott records two-third revenue of 2016 in HCMC

Vietnamnet - The State-run Vietnam Computerized Lottery Co. Ltd. (Vietlott) recently announced its preliminary report on the business results for the 2016 fiscal year.

HCMC denizens snap up tours
Travel

HCMC denizens snap up tours

EN VietNamNet - Tết (Lunar New Year) tours have seen demand surge this year, according to HCM City-based travel agents.

HCMC banks rush to lure overseas remittances
Business

HCMC banks rush to lure overseas remittances

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Banks in HCMC are putting on a variety of promotional programs to attract overseas remittances flowing into the city ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet,

Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang welcome first foreign visitors of 2017
Travel

Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang welcome first foreign visitors of 2017

EN VietNamNet - A German passenger on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN36, which landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in the morning of January 1, was the first foreign visitor to set foot in