HCM City partners German firms in vocational training, labour export

HCM City partners German firms in vocational training, labour export

Le Van Thinh, Director of Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and Tran Thanh Hai, Principal of Vien Dong College, have signed a commitment with several German enterprises to increase skilled young labourers for the college and to train young talents in line with German standards for the labour market in both countries.
Experts warn of apartment bubble spectre

Experts warn of apartment bubble spectre

The rapid price increase in apartments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the first four months of the year has left experts warning of a real estate bubble in the near future.
HCM City to develop over 650km of roads annually

HCM City to develop over 650km of roads annually

Ho Chi Minh City aims to develop about 652 km of roads, 212 km of railways and BRT, and 365 km of inland waterways every year to achieve its socio-economic development goals.
Ho Chi Minh City lures $900 million in FDI in first four months

Ho Chi Minh City lures $900 million in FDI in first four months

In the first four months of 2024, a total of $915.6 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital flowed into Ho Chi Minh City.
The blueprint to unlocking Ho Chi Minh City’s potential

The blueprint to unlocking Ho Chi Minh City’s potential

Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant metropolis in Vietnam. Rizwan Khan, managing partner​ at Acclime, explains how its rich history, dynamic economy, and diverse culture can offer the city the potential to become a global-scale megacity.
Mai Sky: an ideal networking location

Mai Sky: an ideal networking location

Mai Sky, at the Mai House Saigon Hotel, is a rooftop bar favoured by many businesspeople due to its suitability for networking and impressing clients.
Nvidia Group may build an AI centre in Ho Chi Minh City

Nvidia Group may build an AI centre in Ho Chi Minh City

Phan Van Mai, Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, hopes Nvidia will choose Ho Chi Minh City as the destination for its new AI hub.
HCM City’s public high schools cut back on admissions in 2024-2025 academic year

HCM City’s public high schools cut back on admissions in 2024-2025 academic year

Ho Chi Minh City’s 113 public high schools have an enrolment quota of 71,000 for the 2024-2025 school year, 6,000 fewer than the previous year, according to the municipal Department of Education and Training.
HCM City stimulates tourism with discounts up to 60 per cent

HCM City stimulates tourism with discounts up to 60 per cent

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism on April 3 launched the 2024 stimulus programme, with discounts of 10-60 per cent on various tourism products and services.
Solutions proposed to improve investment environment in HCM City

Solutions proposed to improve investment environment in HCM City

Representatives of foreign business associations have proposed several solutions to improve the investment and business environment in Ho Chi Minh City at a meeting with municipal officials hosted by the Investment & Trade Promotion Centre of the city on March 14.
MPI holds workshop to discuss planning for Ho Chi Minh City

MPI holds workshop to discuss planning for Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is being urged to remove bottlenecks in its planning to create new growth drivers in the next phase of development.
HCM City lures green investments to boost sustainable development

HCM City lures green investments to boost sustainable development

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s biggest economic hub, is working to lure both domestic and foreign green investments, towards sustainable development.
Ho Chi Minh City: a rising hub for high-tech manufacturing

Ho Chi Minh City: a rising hub for high-tech manufacturing

Vietnam is currently one of the most attractive destinations for investors in the semiconductor sector due to advantages such as a large reserve of silica and rare earth metals (used for chip manufacturing), low labour costs, favourable geographical location, and government incentives.
Free train rides offered for workers going home for Tet

Free train rides offered for workers going home for Tet

Many disadvantaged workers and families in Ho Chi Minh City have been offered free train rides home this Lunar New Year (Tet holiday), a gesture of support with the hope that everyone can be reunited with their families on the occasion of the most important traditional festival of Vietnamese.
Fireworks displays at 11 places to shine on Ho Chi Minh City's sky on Tet Eve​

Fireworks displays at 11 places to shine on Ho Chi Minh City's sky on Tet Eve​

Authorities of the southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City has decided to increase the number of venues hosting fireworks displays on the upcoming Lunar New Year's Eve to 11, an increase from last year's eight.
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