(SGI) - After the General Statistics Office announced that the GRDP index of Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter of 2023 had only increased by 0.7 percent, leaders in Ho Chi Minh City are looking at drastic actions to revive the economic hub of the country to its old glory again.
(SGI) - A firm determination was palpable in recent working sessions between leaders of Ho Chi Minh City, senior leaders of the Party, and ministers of various central ministries to pilot new and innovative policies for Ho Chi Minh City that would serve as precedent for future replication across the country.
(SGI) - At a recent meeting, Mr. Nguyễn Văn Nên, Secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, suggested that instead of issuing specific policies, Ho Chi Minh City should propose to the Central Government to choose Ho Chi Minh City as pilot in implementing new issues. This is a totally new approach, different from what many leaders and experts have suggested in the past for Ho Chi Minh City.
(SGI) - Ho Chi Minh City is undoubtedly the country’s economic hub. Now the city is pinning its hopes on the rapid growth of the adjoining suburban district of Cu Chi to boost further growth and development, as the entire Cu Chi area offers great tourism potential.
(SGI) - Singapore is a small island nation that covers an area of around 700 square kilometers, one-third of the area of Ho Chi Minh City. Singapore also has a population of 5.5 million people, which is half the population of Ho Chi Minh City.
(SGI) - A hi-tech satellite town has been in the planning in the North Western Urban Area of Ho Chi Minh City for decades. Many investment projects worth billions of dollars have been granted investment certificates for the development of this town plan.
(SGI) - IFC is supporting Nam Long Investment Corporation to develop sustainable green housing for workers in a satellite city near the economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City. IFC’s investment is expected to create 1,500 jobs, with the satellite township to house over 50,000 people.
(SGI) - The recent implementation by enterprises of the "3-On-Site" plan option has pushed up costs, although the fear of labor shortage during the ongoing pandemic has eased as well as the pressure of cash flow.
(SGI) - Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is a fund that simulates the movement of an index or a specific industry group such as real estate, commodities, or oil. Most ETFs adopt a passive investment strategy and simulate market capitalization indexes. However, the recent drastic plunge caused many investors, especially F0’s, to turn to ETFs to limit risks.
(SGI) - Ho Chi Minh City has now issued Directive 16 to implement strict social distancing in public places. This is a necessary decision taken by City authorities to ensure that the pandemic remains contained.