According to Siu Quy, vice chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Association of Fine Arts who advised city leaders on the street decorations, he and other artists had only been given computer-generated 3D models of the adornments to approve, while the final appearance was different due to various factors. … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City to fix ‘confusing’ downtown decorations
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HCM City (VNA) - Police in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28 arrested a Korean man who is suspected of murdering and dismembering his compatriot in a rented house in district 7. Jeong In Cheol, 35, rented a house in Him Lam Residential Area in Tan Hung ward to run a business. He abruptly cancelled the lease on the rented house some days ago. On November 27 evening, the landlord found a blood-stained pink suitcase left in the toilet on the second floor of the three-story house and reported it to police. Police found body parts of a man cut into pieces, wrapped in a black plastic bag and put in the pink suitcase. Two handsaws and a pair of shears were found at the site and suspected to have been used to chop up the body. Jeong confessed to police that he killed his compatriot. He lost money from his business and owed a huge debt. On November 26 evening, Jeong invited the victim, also his friend, a 33-year-old man, to his rented house and plied him with beer. Once his … [Read more...] about Korean murder suspect arrested in HCM City
He stressed that as the country’s economic, culture-education, science-technology hub, Ho Chi Minh City plays an important role in connecting Vietnam and the US. A number of cooperation activities in the fields of education, high technology and smart urban development have been also carried out in the city. … [Read more...] about US’s Independence Day marked in HCM City
Demand stimulus in the current state of the Vietnamese economy in the short term should come with a pro-consumption policy - PHOTO: THANH HOA Private sector consumption is a major growth driver of the Vietnamese economy. It is all the more important as the Covid-19 pandemic has sent global demand plummeting and countries worldwide imposing travel restrictions. In an economy with a large population, low income, and a high rate of savings like Vietnam, which policy shall be adopted to stimulate demand in a sensible way? … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
According to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien, since the beginning of the year, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has directly affected the Vietnamese tourism industry, along with the global tourism sector. The industry has therefore suffered significant losses which has led to a decline in related fields. Furthermore, tourism growth has had a positive impact on many sectors and various aspects of social life, thereby creating plenty of jobs and serving as a means of improving income, and ensuring social security for citizens. This therefore serves to contribute to promoting friendship ties, preserving cultural values, boosting environmental protection, and aiding economic restructuring. Despite these benefits, tourism also represents an industry that is vulnerable to the various impacts and damages caused by natural disasters and epidemics, the Minister said. This year’s conference is being held for the purpose of assessing the current climate … [Read more...] about National Tourism Conference seeks solutions to save tourism industry