HCM City’s economy grew by 7.86 per cent year-on-year in the first half of the year to VNĐ611.5 trillion (US$26.3 billion).
The Sài Gòn Safari Park has been added to the list of projects in which HCM City is soliciting investment, the director of the Department of Planning and Investment, Lê Thị Huỳnh Mai, said.
The recent hike in power prices and public concern over climbing electricity bills dominated discussions of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Wednesday.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân said the production and sale of fake medicines are banned and will be severely punished during her meeting with voters in An Cư Ward, Ninh Kiều District, the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ on Thursday.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân hailed the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai for its strong socio-economic performance in 2018 – particularly for its growth rate of 8 per cent – during a working session with the province’s senior officials yesterday.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc had a meeting with authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Bạc Liêu in HCM City on January 12 to evaluate its socio-economic performance and discuss a number of major projects in the locality.
A recent confidence vote had prompted the Government to try harder to raise its sense of responsibility towards the people and National Assembly, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said.