Dusty road vexes Ho Chi Minh City residents (pics)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

A road section in Ho Chi Minh City which has been repaired for over one month is now blanketed with thick dust, thus plunging locals into untold misery.

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Operation Smile to perform 230 free operations on kids in Vietnam next month

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Operation Smile to perform 230 free operations on kids in Vietnam next month

The international medical charity Operation Smile will do 230 free surgeries for kids with cleft lip, cleft palate, and other facial deformities in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in April.

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Poor people, workers taken care of on occasion of Lunar New Year

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Poor people, workers taken care of on occasion of Lunar New Year

Vietnam Fatherland Front Chairman and Ho Chi Minh City leaders yesterday visited and gave gifts to poor residents and workers on occasion of Lunar New Year (Tet holiday).

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Bustling night markets

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Bustling night markets

VietNamNet Bridge – Traders at some traditional wet markets in HCMC are extending their operations until late at night in the lead up to the Lunar New Year holiday, which begins on February 19. Among the crowded night markets are Bac Ninh Market and a market for students in Thu Duc District, and Pham Van Hai Market in Tan Binh District.

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Bronze statue of President Ho cast

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Work began on a new statue of President Ho Chi Minh yesterday at a bronze casting workshop in HCM City's Thu Duc District.

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Tonnes of illegally imported fruits found

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

HCM City's market watch department inspected and discovered tonnes of fruit and fruit juice without clear origins at a wholesale market in Thu Duc District on Tuesday.

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HCM City ready to blossom for Tet

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

HCM City ready to blossom for Tet

(VOV) - This year’s massive Tet flower festival in HCM City to welcome the Lunar New Year holiday will feature 128 flower markets.

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Road-building delay worsens traffic

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Traffic congestion has become worse on Ha Noi Highway as the ongoing road expansion project, which began nearly five years ago, is behind schedule, experts have said.

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Cop's gun went off 'accidentally' in death of man in HCMC, police say

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Cop's gun went off 'accidentally' in death of man in HCMC, police say

One man was killed and another injured by gunfire in a struggle between a policeman and a group of drinkers whom the police alleged of disturbing public order and resisting on-duty officers in Ho Chi Minh City late last night.

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Thu Duc District spends VND17 billion to support Tet holiday of poor people

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

Thu Duc District spends VND17 billion to support Tet holiday of poor people

At the meeting (Photo: SGGP)
Thu Duc District has spent around VND17 billion (US$ 795,414) to support poor people and beneficiaries of social policies on upcoming Tet ( Lunar New Year) holidays, said Thuong Thi Phuong, head of the district Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs in Ho Chi Minh City in a meeting with the municipal People’s Council Economic and Budgetary Committee yesterday.

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HCM City real estate transactions increase

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Numerous property projects have recently changed hands in this southern city, although the transactions were not widely publicised.

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Another pregnant woman falls victim to traffic accident in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Another pregnant woman falls victim to traffic accident in Vietnam

A pregnant woman sustained severe injuries after being hit by a truck from behind and dragged several meters on the road in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday.

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Images: Houses become cellars in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Images: Houses become cellars in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - When roads are heightened by 1-2 meters, the houses along the roads are turned into basements, right in the heart of HCM City. Along new roads such as Pham Van Dong in Thu Duc District, Pham Van Chi and Lo Gom in District 6 and some others, passers-by can see hundreds of such houses.

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In photos: “underground” houses in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

In photos: “underground” houses in Ho Chi Minh City

Several roads and alleys in Ho Chi Minh City have been raised by one to two meters as part of a city planning project, resulting in many private houses in suburban areas being literally turned into underground homes.

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Fire destroys warehouse in HCM City

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

Fire destroys warehouse in HCM City

A fire broke out at a 1,000sqm-warehouse in HCM City's Thu Duc District early this morning.

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