Bột chiên (fried rice flour cake) is one of the most popular HCM City street foods, with its golden crust, soft texture and savoury dipping sauce. Students and adults alike have been eating this snack for decades.
Many filmmakers agree that HCM City is a good subject for a film but also acknowledge that it can be challenging to capture the essence of the place well enough to impress audiences.
Phạm Văn Vũ, 40, lives in Cẩm Tân Commune in Cẩm Thủy District, a mountainous area, where adults children have to use boats and cross bridges spanning the Mã River to get to work and school.
The passion for traditional musical instruments of the central highlands has inspired Nguyễn Trường from Buôn Ma Thuột City in the central province of Đắk Lắk to come up with a unique musical creation – a violin made of bamboo.
HCM City's Centre for Disease Control warned hospitals and health centres, including small clinics, private clinics, and the community to be alert to those illegally entering the city for medical treatment.