Bus passengers reduce 5.5 percent in HCMC

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Bus passengers reduce 5.5 percent in HCMC

The number of bus passengers reached 225.7 million in the first five months this year down 5.5 percent over the same period last year, reported the Ho Chi Minh City Public Transport Management Center to chairwoman of the city People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam last night.

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HCMC needs outstanding mechanisms to develop: experts

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HCMC needs outstanding mechanisms to develop: experts

Ho Chi Minh City has been unable to act according to its existing resources because there has no outstanding mechanisms and policies for it to do so, said head of the Vietnam Institute of Economic Management (CIEM)Tran Dinh Thien at a seminar in HCMC yesterday.

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A budget weekend trip to Phu Quy Island

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A budget weekend trip to Phu Quy Island

In the past, tourists spent a lot traveling from HCMC to Phu Quy Island off mainland Binh Thuan Province on the south-central coast. Now they need around VND1 million (US$45) each for a perfect two-day weekend trip to this exotic island.

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HCMC’s startup investment fund founded

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VGP – The HCMC Startup Investment Fund (HSIF) made the first debut yesterday with an initial capital of VND 30 billion (US$1.34 million).

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German Investments ranked 17/75 in HCMC

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German Investments ranked 17/75 in HCMC

The German Business Association in Vietnam (GBA) held the “Meeting between Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee” on May 16 in HCMC.

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HCMC caps land limit at 300 square meters per household

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The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has issued a regulation on land limit per household in districts.

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Vietnam wins six medals at Asian- Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2016

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Vietnam wins six medals at Asian- Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2016

Vietnamese students won one Gold, two Silver and three Bronze Medals at the 2016 Asian- Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO) in the Republic of Korea from May 7- 9, announced the Ministry of Education and Training yesterday.
Logo of the 2016 Asian- Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO). (Source: apio2016.org)

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More affordable housing needed in HCMC

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More affordable housing needed in HCMC

The real estate market in HCM City is on track to bounce back, but its sustainable development will only be ensured if housing demand from low-income and average-income earners is satisfied, a report from the HCM City Real Estate Association has said.

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“Hoian nostalgia” exhibition to be opened in HCMC

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“Hoian nostalgia” exhibition to be opened in HCMC

Vietnamese artist Bui Tien Tuan will launch his solo exhibition titled “Hoian nostalgia” in HCMC on May 20.

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HCMC sets to clear pollution hotspot

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HCMC sets to clear pollution hotspot

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has issued a plan to completely handle long lasting environmental pollution in Dong Hung Thuan ward of District 12, home to 42 polluting weaving, dyeing, paper and package plants.

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Frozen projects slowly handled in HCMC

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Frozen projects slowly handled in HCMC

Clause 49 of the Investment Law 2014 regulate that projects running behind schedule for more than a year must stop operation, however many large projects in the center of Ho Chi Minh City have yet to be handled for many years.

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Viet Tan exploits fish death to disturb public order, HCMC Police

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Viet Tan terrorist group known as the Vietnam Reform Party has taken advantage of the fish death in the north central region of Vietnam to induce local hostile subjects and incite citizens to gather in Ho Chi Minh City downtown, disturbing public order, said a representative of the city’s Police Department yesterday afternoon.

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“Water & Life” contest kicked off

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The General Department of Environmental Protection and The Central HCMC Communist Youth Union jointly launched the contest titled “Water and Life” yesterday, aiming to contribute raising awareness of the community towards environmental protection and water resources.

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HCMC boost cooperation with China’s Shanghai city

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Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang yesterday had a discussion with Chinese politician, the Communist Party Secretary of Shanghai city Han Zheng leading a delegation of Communist Party of China to visit to Vietnam.

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

Medical experts of World Health Organization (WHO) said at a meeting yesterday held by the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Ho Chi Minh City and representative office of HCMC GlaxoSmithKline that the rate of Vietnamese kids in the age of 12 and 13 suffering bronchial asthma is highest in Asian region with 30 percent and it is on upward trend.

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