Entertainment areas attract HCMC residents

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Due to the National Holiday falling in Wednesday and only one day, people prefer going to entertainment areas in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCMC determines to prevent realty speculation

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Chairman of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Quan has asked relevant department and agencies to prevent speculation of realty market in the city.

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Infrastructure breakthrough brightens eastern HCMC

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Infrastructure breakthrough brightens eastern HCMC

The eastern gateway of Ho Chi Minh City has been determined to be one out of two main development directions in the city’s socioeconomic overall plan by 2020 with visions till 2025, where traffic infrastructures have strongly developed shortening the distance to the city’s center areas and neighboring provinces and creating modern urban areas.

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Illegal fishing continues on Saigon newly-revived canals

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Illegal fishing continues on Saigon newly-revived canals

People fish along the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Duc Tien

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Concerted efforts to build more schools in HCMC

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Concerted efforts to build more schools in HCMC

The Department of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City has planned to allocate more fund for building schools for the academic year 2015-2016 as the city has additional 85,145 students.

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Germany to screen eight films in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 day(s) ago

Germany to screen eight films in Vietnam

The sixth German Film Festival will kick off in Vietnam next month with eight movies to be screened in Hanoi, Hue, Danang and HCMC between September 6 and 20, according to the Goethe Institut’s website.

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HCMC needs special mechanism for science, technology

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HCMC needs special mechanism for science, technology

Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Tat Thanh Cang on Sunday said that the city had the fastest economic growth rate and largest budget revenue in Vietnam but there had been no specific mechanisms for the city to develop science and technology and other fields also.

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Scholarships given to needy, disabled children

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Scholarships given to needy, disabled children

The Ho Chi Minh City Sponsor Association for the Poor Patient yesterday held a ceremony to offer scholarships to 500 needy and disabled students in HCMC’s district 12 and Binh Chanh and the Mekong delta provinces of Vinh Long and Tien Giang.

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HCMC reveals support industry development policies

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HCMC reveals support industry development policies

Ho Chi Minh City will form a production network of support industry products with the aim of meeting requirements of firms in the city, training human resources and using 500 hectares of land for investment attraction at export processing zones and hi-tech industrial parks by 2015-2020.

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A specialty of Cham people

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A specialty of Cham people

Tung lamaow is a famous traditional dish of Cham people in the border town of Chau Doc in An Giang Province. To eat it, people in HCMC previously had to travel to An Giang but today they do not have to do that as in the heart of HCMC there is a restaurant called Hem serving this dish.

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As chaotic as ever

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As chaotic as ever

When the education ministry introduced a new rule that no longer requires costly and stressful college and university entrance examinations, both parents and students took a deep sigh of relief.

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Friend of river, enemy of litter

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Friend of river, enemy of litter

Treating wastewater before discharging it into the environment is still neglected in Vietnam. Anybody in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City can tell you about their polluted rivers into which the untreated wastewater of millions of people have been pouring. Some billion-dollar project have been carried out to improve the condition of To Lich and Kim Nguu rivers in Hanoi, as well as Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in HCMC, but it will take many more generations, efforts and investments before...

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HK environmentalist to give lectures to local students

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HK environmentalist to give lectures to local students

Dr. Rebecca Lee, a well-known Hong Kong environmentalist, will come to the BIS Group of Schools to lecture on global warming and polar exploration at BVIS - BIS Hanoi on September 15 and BVIS HCMC on September 16.

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Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra concert set for Sept 4

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Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra concert set for Sept 4

The HCMC Conservatory of Music will host a “Classical Masterworks” concert by the Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m. on September 4.

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“India- Vietnam: For peace and development” exhibition opened

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“India- Vietnam: For peace and development” exhibition opened

The Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports opened an exhibition themed “India- Vietnam: For peace and development” at the War Remnants Museum in city yesterday, marking the 70th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day, the 43rd anniversary of Vietnam- India diplomatic relation.

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