In the past five years, overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City have consistently maintained a relatively high growth rate and accounted for the largest share in the country, playing a crucial role in the city's economic development.
President Vo Van Thuong had a meeting with the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos and representatives of the Vietnamese businesses and community there in Vientiane on April 11 as part of his official visit to the neighbouring country.
The HCMC Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee last night organized a meeting with nearly 1,000 overseas Vietnamese from foreign countries and territories in advance of the Tet holiday.
The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese yesterday held an online-offline discussion themed ‘Capability of Overseas Vietnamese in Introducing, Consuming, and Developing Distribution Channels for Domestic Products Abroad’.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday signed Decision No.569/QD-TTg on the strategy for scientific-technological development and innovation until 2030. Accordingly, the Government introduces policies and mechanisms for financial support and facilitation of immigration procedures and labor permit registration. This is to attract more high-level overseas Vietnamese, foreign human resources to domestic scientific activities.
The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs yesterday morning held a seminar to meet outstanding Vietnamese expats at the beginning of the lunar new year with its theme of “Ho Chi Minh City - new vitality after Covid-19 pandemic: Orientation and development under economic perspective.”
In its document, the Ministry of Health announced Vietnamese citizens, overseas Vietnamese, and relatives including spouses and children who have not been vaccinated or have not received enough doses of the Covid-19 vaccine can get free doses of vaccine during isolation if they wish.
A conference collecting opinions on the sustainable development of HCMC from overseas Vietnamese who are living and working in foreign countries was held in a combination of direct and online formats on December 14 by the HCMC People’s Committee.
Responding to the call from Vietnamese Party and State leaders, overseas Vietnamese around the world as well as international friends and organisations have given valuable moral, material and brainpower support to Covid-19 fight in Vietnam, particularly to the country's goal of vaccine coverage.
The overseas Vietnamese (OV) business community expects the Vietnam’s Government to create favorable conditions and issue specified mechanisms for them to join hands in seeking Covid-19 vaccine providers, mobilizing legal capital source and negotiating vaccine doses purchase.
Facing the increasingly complicated situation of the latest Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam, the Government sets a goal to have over 70 percent of citizens vaccinated in 2021. Responding to the call for financial help of the Government, people all around the nation, particularly in Ho Chi Minh City, are joining hand to raise funds in order to fulfill that goal.