HCMC yet to have underground parking lots after 12 years of planning

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HCMC yet to have underground parking lots after 12 years of planning

Construction of underground parking lots has been said one of urgent measures to deal with traffic jam in Ho Chi Minh City, however no project has been built since the city approved a plan to build the parking lots 12 years ago.
Cars parking along the pavement at Le Van Tam Park in Hai Ba Trung street, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

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US president arrives in HCMC

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US president arrives in HCMC

President of the United States left Hanoi for Ho Chi Minh City yesterday afternoon during his three day visit to Vietnam and was present at Tan Son Nhat International Airport at about 4 p.m.

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Fundraising jazz and blues music festival set for this Saturday

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Fundraising jazz and blues music festival set for this Saturday

The Bourbon Street Jazz and Blues Festival will be held on Saturday this week at Cargo Bar in District 4, HCMC to raise funds for manufacturing wheelchairs for the disabled in Vietnam.

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Techmart 2016 takes place in HCMC

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The Vietnam Technology and Equipment Market 2016 (techmart 2016) will take place at 79 Truong Dinh, Technology, Science Information Center.

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Jetstar offers “Pay to go and Return for Free”

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Jetstar offers “Pay to go and Return for Free”

Budget carrier Jetstar Pacific Airlines will launch a promotional program “ Pay to go and return for free” on 26 local routes and 4 international flights on the occasion of its 8th Anniversary.

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Evacuated residents must have shelters

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Evacuated residents must have shelters

HCMC Party Secretary Dinh La Thang presents gifts to a members of a household in a canal in district 8 (Photo: SGGP)
Dinh La Thang, Secretary of the local Party Committee and member of Vietnam's Politburo, and leaders of related agencies yesterday liaised with People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8 over evacuation of residents living along canals in the district.

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Korean choreographer brings popular show back on stage

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Korean choreographer brings popular show back on stage

Korean choreographer/businesswoman Chun Yoo Oh has recently unveiled her plan to bring back her dancing creation “Promise to 800”, or “800 nam hen uoc” in Vietnamese, on stage at the Opera House in HCMC on June 2 and the Opera House in Hanoi on June 7.

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HCMC hosts special art program on Election Day

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HCMC hosts special art program on Election Day

A special art program marking the election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and all-level People's Councils in the 2016-2021 period took place at September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday evening.

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City tour service by bus launched in HCMC

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The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport yesterday worked with Anh Viet Tourist Company to open ‘Hop on – Hop off’ city tour service by bus numbered 120 around the city.

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Government to consider stronger decentralization for HCMC: Deputy PM

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Government to consider stronger decentralization for HCMC: Deputy PM

A Government mission led by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue yesterday worked with Ho Chi Minh City leaders on socioeconomic development in the first four months this year and listened to the city’s opinions and proposals.

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Health tourism conference opens in HCMC

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Health tourism conference opens in HCMC

The 2016 Gangnam Health Tourism Conference was launched at Sofitel Saigon Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City, yesterday with the participant of over 20 top Korean hospitals and Vietnamese beauty salons, private hospitals.

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VNA offers cheap airfares on domestic routes

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VNA offers cheap airfares on domestic routes

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on May 19 that it will launch a promotion program on some domestic routes.

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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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