Ho Chi Minh City to host 12th Taste of the World festival

HCM City (VNA) – Nearly 300 autistic children in Ho Chi Minh City joined a friendly festival, the first of its kind, on June 3. They competed in swimming, racing, tug of war, joined in wax modeling and sand painting, and had a chance to exchange with junior singers and magicians. The event was co-hosted by the Vietnam Autism Network and the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Centre for Rehabilitation and Support for Disabled Children. According to the World Health Organisation, for every 160 people in the world, one person has autism. The number of children with…... [read more]

{mosimage}The Second Ho Chi Minh City Tourist Festival Day 2006 was held April 21-23 at the Dam Sen Cultural Park. Deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Department and deputy head of the Second Tourist Festival Day Organizing Board, La Quoc Khanh, said a fair-exhibition held during the festival was the spotlight of the day. A great deal of travel companies introduced new tours, services and competitive prices to attract tourists from the city and neighboring provinces.  (Source: Vietnam Economic News)... [read more]

Vietnamese support industries can experience the latest in industrial and technological development at the trade expos The three trade shows - Metalex Vietnam 2014, Nepcon Vietnam 2014 and Industrial Components and Subcontracting Vietnam 2014 (ICSV) – will all take place at Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) during October 9-11, 2014, according to Duangdej Yuaikwarmdee, deputy managing director and general manager of Reed Tradex Vietnam Limited. The shows are put together by leading Thai event organiser Reed Tradex and the Business Alliance 2014 for Supporting Industry will be co-organised by Japan External Trade Organisation Ho Chi Minh…... [read more]

Busan Day in Ho Chi Minh City – a festival to promote cultural identities of Busan city and the Republic of Korea – was held on July 25, drawing the participation of thousands of local people.  The event offered participants a chance to take part in folk games, explore the Korean paper folding art, pose for photos with the traditional costume of Hanbok, watch Taekwondo performances, and enjoy dances.      There were stands introducing Busan’s achievements and Korean cosmetic products.Le Manh Ha, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, said since the two cities established their twin relationship, bilateral…... [read more]

Of these, 17 artists are showcasing 80 artworks in an art exhibition lasting between Saturday and June 12 at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts in District 1.Themed ‘Sac Mau Nhan Ai,’ which means the hues of compassion, the event is organized to fundraise and donate half of the proceeds generated from selling the artworks to 200 orphans raised in Ky Quang Pagoda.It is sponsored by a Vietnamese-American family passionate about art.Tan Ngoc Mai, the husband, said that he had drawn sketches of his American friends to raise money to open the exhibition.“I was able to collect…... [read more]

The event, jointly organised by StoxPlus, a leading financial and business information corporation in Vietnam, and the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE), will take place on July 31, 2015 at the Exchange Tower in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1.StoxPlus is set to introduce their fresh investor platform at the event – FiinPro® – the first ever comprehensive financial database in Vietnam. FiinPro® is a co-operative project between StoxPlus and QUICK Corp., a leading financial information provider based in Japan.The conference will also feature speeches by high-profile experts, including HOSE board member Nguyen Thi Viet Ha who will speak about the factors…... [read more]

The event was attended by Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Le Thanh Hai, and Chairman of the City’s People’s Committee, Le Hoang Quan.At the congress, 83 outstanding children were presented the title of ‘Uncle Ho’s Good Grandchild’ for their achievements in Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer emulation movements.The congress also presented two playgrounds worth a total of VND180 million (US$8,600) to children living on Song Tu Tay and Sinh Ton Islands in the Truong Sa archipelago. The money was donated by members of the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organisation.Earlier, the delegates also offered flowers at…... [read more]

The world's latest audio equipment is on display at a three-day exhibition that opened in Vietnam’s economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City, on September 6. The Audio Visual Equipment Show features top hi-fi and other audio brands like Adam Tensor Beta, Gryphon Mojo, Sonus Faber Amati Futura, Zensati Angel, Thiel CS 3.7, Living Voice OBX-RW, Avalon Compas, and Gryphon Diablo. Visitors can listen to music and watch set-up demonstrations by experts. The event is expected to be an opportunity for foreign manufacturers to explore and find partners in Vietnam. The exhibition, held in HCM City and Hanoi annually, is being…... [read more]

As many as 150 companies from 10 countries are showcasing their products at a Vietnam International Retail & Franchise Show 2013, which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31. The three-day event is jointly held by the Vietnam Trade Fair and Advertising Company (Vinexad) and the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), the Korea World Trade Centre (COEX) and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA). On display at 250 booths are famous domestic trademarks such as Dalat Milk, Me Trang Coffee, Highlands Coffee, Pho 24, Tous Les Jours and Ong Kim, together with machines, equipment and new technologies for…... [read more]

NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Young Leaders Forum 2015 opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 18, attracting the participation of over 600 delegates. The event was co-organised by the Business Startup Support Centre (BSSC), the Ho Chi Minh City’s Young Business Association (YBA) and the Vietnam Youth Union in Ho Chi Minh City. The organisers aimed at creating a venue for young business leaders to discuss integration-related issues such as the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and shared ideas on their development orientations in the new era. Deputy president of YBA Nguyen Tan Quynh stressed young Vietnamese should be aware…... [read more]