Ho Chi Minh City working group to assist investors

NDO/VNA—The leaders of Ho Chi Minh City and Houaphan Province of Laos reached a consensus on plans for cooperation in various fields for 2017-2020 during their talks in Vietnam’s southern economic hub on March 14.Accordingly, the two sides will continue to exchange visits, aiming to nurture and promote the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties ad States in general and between Ho Chi Minh City and Houaphan in particular. Regarding economic cooperation, they agreed to make it easy for departments, sectors and enterprises of the two localities to increase investment in infrastructure development, agriculture and…... [read more]

Ho Chi Minh City is asking private investors for their help to develop a floating market which officials hope will become a new tourist attraction. Bui Ta Hoang Vu, head of the city's tourism department, said at a workshop on Tuesday that the new market on the Saigon River will bring together many vendors on boats selling a wide variety of products to visitors. No specific plans have been announced, but it is likely that such a market could replicate the already famous ones in the Mekong Delta. Apart from the market, the city also wants to make the most…... [read more]

Cambodian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Im Hen expressed his deep gratitude to the Party, Government, ex-volunteer soldiers and experts of Vietnam for their valuable support for Cambodian people to escape from the Pol Pot genocidal regime (January 7, 1979). He said the progressive development that Cambodia gained in all aspects over the past 39 years was attributed to the close collaboration between the two countries’ Parties, Governments and people, particularly the assistance of Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City, in the difficult periods in the 1980s and 1990s. Cambodian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Im…... [read more]

An increasing number of people in Ho Chi Minh City are opening wallets for painting classes where adults can get lost in their childhood world, and children can be themselves. The painting classes, which typically comprise only one session lasting a few hours, provide learners with relaxation and serve as outlets for their inventiveness and artistic passion. Recently making their debut in the metropolis, the classes have appealed greatly to people of different age brackets, particularly youths.  On a weekend morning, a group of youths joined a class organized by Tipsy Art at a lavishly decorated café in the downtown…... [read more]

An increasing number of people in Ho Chi Minh City are opening wallets for painting classes where adults can get lost in their childhood world, and children can be themselves.The painting classes, which typically comprise only one session lasting a few hours, provide learners with relaxation and serve as outlets for their inventiveness and artistic passion.Recently making their debut in the metropolis, the classes have appealed greatly to people of different age brackets, particularly youths. On a weekend morning, a group of youths joined a class organized by Tipsy Art at a lavishly decorated café in the downtown area.Phi Hung, 28,…... [read more]

Liem made the statement at a reception for Kyle F.Kelhofer, IFC Senior Country Manager for Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, in the Southern city on November 17.While affirming that the IFC’s financial assistance and investment mobilization have contributed significantly to the city’s development,  Liem asked for further support from the IFC, particularly in attracting, managing and effectively using foreign investments.For his part, Kelhofer said the IFC wants to assist Ho Chi Minh City in seeking and luring capital from investors and international financial partners for the city’s infrastructure development. He noted that cooperation programs with the IFC could enable the Southern…... [read more]

The Hanoitimes - Excellent cuisines of Vietnam and foreign countries will be introduced at 100 booths at the 12th Taste of the World festival scheduled for January 11 to 14 in Ho Chi Minh City. Visitor at 11th Taste of the World festival. The event, jointly held by the municipal Department of Tourism and the Vietnam Tourism Association, draws the participation of foreign countries like Denmark, Argentina, Italy and Thailand, the organising board said on January 4. The booths will be arranged into various zones, including international corner, Vietnamese corner, street food, special corner and entertainment corner. According to Nguyen…... [read more]

Hindrance on granting house ownership certificates to overseas Vietnamese should be removed to encourage the investment into the local real estate market, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee said.Only 15 overseas Vietnamese and foreigners were granted house ownership certificates in Ho Chi Minh City during the past two years Statistics of the municipal Department of Construction revealed that only 15 Viet kieu (overseas Vietnamese) and foreigners were granted house ownership certificates in the city during the past two years.The figure was too modest compared to the number of overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who lived and worked in Ho Chi Minh…... [read more]

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong receives Korean Ambassador to Vietnam Lee Hyuk. (Photo: thanhuytphcm.vn)The East Asia nation ranks 4th among 93 countries and territories investing in Ho Chi Minh city, with 1,400 projects capitalized at USD4.6 billion.The figures were announced by Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee, during his November 16th reception for Korean Ambassador to Vietnam Lee Hyuk, on a working visit.During the reception, Chairman Phong showed his pleasure at the fact that in 2017, Vietnam and RoK had organized a wide range of activities marking…... [read more]

Kawaue Junichi, Japanese Consul General to Ho Chi Minh city, addresses the meeting. (Photo: voh.com.vn)Addressing the meeting, Nguyen Cong Tanh, Chairman of the Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh city, stressed that the relationship between the two countries is developing well in all areas, including political, economic, cultural and tourism areas. In 2017, the association has organized diverse people-to-people diplomacy to increase the friendship between the two countries, especially among students and pupils, including an exchange program with over 3,000 pupils coming from Japanese prefectures with those from large primary schools in Ho Chi Minh city. According…... [read more]




Links Topics : http://news.c10mt.com/2018/01/ho-chi-minh-city-working-group-to.html