Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Phan Van Mai (R) and Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. (Photo: Viet Dung) At the meeting, the two sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation between the HCMC People’s Committee and authorities of Champasak Province. In the upcoming time, Ho Chi Minh City and Champasak Province will strengthen the delegations exchange , promote cooperation among departments, agencies and enterprises, share experiences in fields that the two sides are concern; strengthen meetings and share experience in Party building, State management, youth cooperation, cultural heritage preservation, sports cooperation to help people of the two localities to understand more about the tradition and contribute to tightening the deep solidarity between the peoples of the two countries. In addition, the two localities shall collaborate to host activities of trade and investment … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City, Champasak sign MOU on cooperation
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Mr. Phan Van Mai, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee and Head of the Steering Committee for the implementation of Ring Road 3, speaks at the working session. Leaders of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council, the Propaganda and Education Board of the City Party Committee, leaders of departments, agencies, Thu Duc City and districts of Binh Chanh, Hoc Mon and Cu Chi attended the event. According to the report of the municipal Department of Transport which is the standing agency of the Steering Committee for key transport projects in HCMC, Ring Road No.3 in Ho Chi Minh City has two component projects, comprising Ring Road No.3 section through Ho Chi Minh City, including Thay Thuoc canal stretch and the second component project consisting terms of compensation, support, resettlement works. Director of the Municipal Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam said that investors of the component projects and specialized agencies had focused on and made their efforts in … [Read more...] about Ring Road 3, key transport project of Ho Chi Minh City
As an expat with some Vietnamese language skills, we quickly forget the sheer confusion and wonder at waking up on your first morning in Saigon. The absolute fear of how you are going to achieve the most basic of functions, like buying food, without a guide usually crosses the minds of most first-time tourists to this great city. And recently, I had the opportunity to welcome my cousin and his family to Saigon for the first time. They spent a few days exploring the city both with me as their guide and alone, checking out what they could do with no phone and no translator. My cousin Gavin and his wife Natalie are from Adelaide in South Australia. They never considered Vietnam as a holiday destination until a discussion with their sister-in-law, who is from Vietnam but lives in Australia, raised the idea of a family holiday in her homeland. After six months of planning, the group of nine extended family members arrived in Vietnam for a three-week holiday across the country. The … [Read more...] about What is Ho Chi Minh City really like for a first-time visitor?
The Bach Dang - Can Gio river tour by speedboat represents one of the latest tourism products in the city. Departing from Bach Dang Wharf, tourists have the opportunity to savour a number of scenic views along the Saigon River, and sample tasty southern dishes in local communes. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, director of the HCM City Department of Tourism, said the department will continue to co-ordinate alongside relevant districts and travel firms to build new tour schemes to Can Gio district in the near future and to diversify the city’s river–based tourism products. Meanwhile, another new city tour on a double-decker bus operated by Photo Viet Hop On Hop Off Vietnam Company was officially launched on October 24 to introduce the city’s various scenic spots and delicious dishes to both domestic and foreign tourists. In another development, 120 guests from Ho Chi Minh City joined a tour to Phan Thiet city as part of a pilot scheme deployed by Binh Thuan province. Under the pilot … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City launches new attractive tourism products
Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen and leaders of HCMC offer condolences to late General Secretary of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) Central Committee Jiang Zemin. (Photo: SGGP) Mr. Nguyen Van Nen expressed his profound condolences to the Chinese Party, State, people and family of the late leader, saying that municipal leaders and people are deeply saddened by his passing. In the condolence book, Mr. Nen wrote that the municipal Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and municipal Fatherland Front Committee were very sad to hear that former General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee and former Chinese President Jiang Zemin had passed away. Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen writes in the condolence book for late General Secretary of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) Central Committee Jiang Zemin. (Photo: SGGP) He described Jiang as an eminent leader of the Chinese Party and State dedicated to the cause … [Read more...] about Tribute paid to late Chinese leader in Ho Chi Minh City
The People Committee of District 3 in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday afternoon organized a Vespa tour to famous attractions around the district. Entitled 'Explore Colorful District 3 on Vespa Scooters,' the tour took its participants to Monument of Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc, Chantarangsay, the first Khmer Buddhist Temple in Saigon, District 3’s inner-city waterway wharf, and other historical relics. Visitors are taken around the streets in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City on Vespa scooters, December 2, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre The tour, designed by the Vietnam Travel and Marketing Transports JSC (Vietravel), won the district’s tourism product design contest in 2022. The contest aimed to exploit, utilize, and promote the existing tourism value of District 3. According to Le Truong Hien Hoa, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, the city’s tourism industry is recovering strongly and District 3 is among those with potential tourism … [Read more...] about Vespa tour around Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 wins district tourism contest