The Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the shortage of cold storage space in HCM City and surrounding areas as goods pile up as a result of lack of demand.
The imported pork and declining meat consumption have pushed pork prices down, helping stabilise the consumer price index.
Pop star Lam Trường of HCM City, known as Pop Prince in the 1990s, will sing at a livestream concert on YouTube to celebrate his 25-year career.
A photo exhibition featuring tuồng or hát bội (classical drama), a Vietnamese traditional theatre originating in the 12th century, has opened on HCM City’s Nguyễn Huệ Pedestrian Street in District 1.
Many experts agree that the 20th-century building in downtown HCM City serving as the headquarters of the Sài Gòn Railway Company on 136 Hàm Nghi Street needs to be preserved. Two architects give their views about the need for preservation:
A nationwide campaign has been launched to raise funds for poor households and flood victims in the central region.