The International Photography Festival, the first of its kind, was held at the Ho Chi Minh City-based Youth Culture House by the municipal People's Committee in coordination with the Ho Chi Minh City Photography Association.
Several private specialized medical clinics in HCMC were forced to suspend their operations for breaking regulations on medical examination and treatment, said inspectors of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health today.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the HCMC delegation of National Assembly (NA) deputies on June 21 met voters in District 1 to listen to their opinions and requests after the third plenary session of the 15th NA.
In the near future, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City and the city’s Social Security will coordinate to implement the World Health Organization's (WHO) Essential Intervention package on non-communicable diseases in primary health care activities in grassroots medical facilities (WHO PEN package), said Associate Professor Tang Chi Thuong, Director of the municipal Department of Health.
According to the branch of the State Bank of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, commercial banks citywide said that short-term interest rate of loans for businesses participating in the market stabilization program in 2022-2023 will be 5.9 percent -6.4 percent a year while businesses asking for medium and long term loan will enjoy the interest rate of 6.5 percent-10 percent a year.
In order to live safely and adapt to the pandemic, after completing vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 for people 12 years of age and older, Ho Chi Minh City is prepared to administer the Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 years old.
Industrial activities in Ho Chi Minh City are facing many challenges in terms of infrastructure, as existing industrial parks (IZs) gradually fill up the leased land area, whereas new IPs are slowly established. Up to now, the city has only about 300 hectares of land in industrial zones that can be leased and exploited.
In its document to the departments, agencies of HCMC, the People's Committee of Thu Duc City and the districts, educational institutions citywide, the People's Committee in Ho Chi Minh City directed educational institutions to provide face-to-face teaching for students in grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 from January 4, 2022.