132 foreign athletes will come from Hong Kong (China), the Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Singapore to compete with more than 500 athletes from 36 domestic clubs for 43 sets of medals in the system of international competition and 44 sets of medals in the system of HCM City championship.
The tournament will provide a good opportunity for domestic athletes to gear up for the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar at the end of this year.
In 2011, HCM City admitted nearly 9,600 new Party members, up 15 percent over the previous year and accounting for 50 percent of young Party members aged between 18 and 30.Nearly 775 Party organizations with around 13,000 Party members were established in non-State enterprises, while 12 out of 13 export processing zones and industrial parks also established Party cells, 69 percent of which were recognized as strong and transparent.Party organizations in the city have improved the quality of their activities which has helped reduce the number of Party members who violate the Party regulations that stipulate they attend required regular…... [read more]
Vietfish, Vietnam’s annual biggest fisheries exhibition, will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on June 28-30 with the participation of more than 190 international and local exhibitors, organizer VASEP announced Thursday. VASEP general secretary Truong Dinh Hoe (L) speaks to media about the 2011 Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition during a press briefing in Ho Chi Minh City June 23, 2011 (Photo: Tuong Thuy) Mr. Truong Dinh Hoe, general secretary of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP), told a press briefing in the city that Vietfish 2011, like in previous years, aimed to continue to promote Vietnamese…... [read more]
The 2012 Asian Muay Thai Championships will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from July 7-14, gathering fighters from nearly 20 countries and territories around the region. The event is co-organized by the General Department of Physical Training and Sports and the HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The Asian Muay Federation has entrusted the task to HCM City , which successfully hosted the third Asian Indoor Games and has held numerous international Muay tournaments in the past. Mai Ba Hung, deputy director of the HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said almost all preparations…... [read more]
The second Montgomerie Links Comes to HCM City tournament will be held at the Viet Nam Golf and Country Club in Long Thanh District in the southern province of Dong Nai on September 29. Around 100 Vietnamese and foreign players are scheduled to compete in one 18-hole round shotgun format for the championship. Organisers will offer a hole-in-one prize of a Subaru car worth VND1.4 billion (US$67,000). It's the second time the tournament has been held in HCM City. — VNS... [read more]
RoK pianist Joo Eun-young is among jurors at the HCM City Piano Competition 2017. (Photo courtesy of HCM Ballet and Symphony Orchestra) HCMCity (VNA) - The first HCM City Piano Competition kicked off on June13 with the participation of about 200 contestants. Thecompetition is hosted by Conservatory of HCM City, and is open to all youngprofessional and amateur pianists from six to 24 years until June 18. Theprofessional pianists are from national music schools such as Vietnam NationalAcademy of Music (VNAM); Hanoi College of Arts; Conservatory of HCM City and HueAcademy of Music. They are joined by nine others from Malaysia…... [read more]
More than 140 scientists and managers from science parks, universities and institutes from 20 countries and territories in Asia will gather in HCM City for the 16th Asian Science Park Association annual conference on October 25. Organised by the HCM City People's Committee, the two-day conferencethemed "Science Parks toward Green Economy" aims to learn from theexperiences gained by Asian science parks, including the successfulparks that have contributed significantly to Asia's economy, such asSchinchu in Taiwan and the Republic of Korea's Technopark. At the conference, the city willtake the opportunity to speak about its ongoing efforts in scientificand technological development and…... [read more]
Leaders from Ho Chi Minh City of Viet Nam, Phnom Penh of Cambodia and Vientiane of Laos gathered in HCM City on Sept. 13 for the first meeting of Mekong sub-regional tourism cities’ mayors. The event, which took place within the framework of the 2012 International Travel Expo-HCM City, aims to the implement sustainable tourism development strategy, contributing to prioritizing toursim cooperation between cities in the Mekong sub-region. Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, Le Hoang Quan, said the city’s tourism sector has developed strongly in recent years. In the 2006-2011 period, the number…... [read more]
Speaking on the event, HCM City People’s Chairman Le Hoang Quan briefed the international guests on the city’s socio-economic situation. Last year, the city recorded a 9.6% GDP growth rate while its import and export turnover reaching US$30.7 billion and over US$32 billion, respectively. 2014 continued to be an important year marking the city’s external affairs and international integration. Last year, the city welcomed more than 120 delegations from nations around the globe to boost trade promotion and investment as well as signing important cooperative documents, Quan said. He also attributed the city’s achievements to great contributions and support from…... [read more]
HCM City notched a blistering lead with two records, three gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the National Fin-swimming Championships in Ha Noi.— Photo tintuc (VNS) HCM City notched a blistering lead with two records, three gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the National Fin-swimming Championships in Ha Noi.In second place, Thanh Hoa followed with one record, two golds, one silver and one bronze; while hosts Ha Noi were third with one gold, three silvers and two bronzes.Nguyen Thanh Loc nabbed the first record for HCM City in the 100m men's surface singles; with a time…... [read more]
The Vietnam Young Leaders Forum 2015 opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 18 (Source:VNA)HCM City (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-organized by the Business Startup Support Centre (BSSC), the HCM City’s Young Business Association (YBA) and the Vietnam Youth Union in HCM City.The organizers 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…... [read more]