The southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is striving to achieve an annual growth rate of at least 10 percent in the inflow of remittances during the 2023-2025 period and maintains this rate in 2025-2030.
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.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee of Ho Chi Minh City hosted a get-together on March 22 with representatives of the Muslim community in the city on the occasion of Ramadan month - the month of fasting for Muslims.
The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, on December 16, held a meeting to announce the implementation of the Department and District Competitiveness Index (DDCI HCMC) 2022. The conference was attended by HCMC’s leaders and other departments, localities, and districts.
The first HCMC Friendship Dialogue (FD HCMC), themed “Resilience Adaptation for Recovery and Development”, was held on December 3 with the participation of over 20 foreign delegations from localities worldwide.
The Center for Disease Control in Ho Chi Minh City warned that if the vaccine supply disruption continues, children remain at risk of deadly diseases such as measles, diphtheria, and pertussis, said Ms. Le Hong Nga, Deputy Director of HCDC.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environment in Ho Chi Minh City announced the database platform for sharing environmental data to serve state agencies, people, and businesses in accordance with the law and for better environmental management.
The biennial Ho Chi Minh City Technical Innovation Contest aims to stimulate the movement of creative labor emulation in the field of science and technology; thereby promoting the effective application of technical solutions to production and life, contributing to the southern largest city's socio-economic development.
By July 13, 72 enterprises had received VND319 million from localities to pay housing rent support for 537 laborers following Decision No.08/2022 of the Prime Minister. It is expected that this week, districts will make payments to businesses whose applications are approved.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Phan Van Mai assessed that the movement of voluntarily contributing land to alley renovation projects in Ho Chi Minh City has received enthusiastic support from residents during passing time.
Mr. Phan Van Mai, Member of the Party Central Committee, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Chairman of the HCMC People's Committee, chaired a seminar with typical US enterprises investing in the city on the afternoon of May 17.
Phu Nhuan District of Ho Chi Minh City will furtherly strengthen working sessions and exchange of information to promote cooperation ties with Saint Petersburg, Russia in many fields of digital transformation, healthcare, education and so on in the upcoming time, according to Secretary of Party Committee of Phu Nhuan District Pham Hong Son.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen emphasized that the HCMC Economic Forum 2022 is an opportunity for the city to listen to and build solutions to effectively transform and develop the digital economy, which is extremely urgent for HCMC.
On March 22, the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City held a consultation to listen to businesses’ opinions for realizing the city’s socio-economic development visions towards 2030 with the participation of more than 300 domestic and foreign enterprises.