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Da Nang to use LED public lighting for APEC event

Society

Da Nang to use LED public lighting for APEC event

A pilot project using low carbon emission light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs will light up 19 main downtown streets in Da Nang as the central coastal city prepares for the high-profile 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Economic Leaders Week.

Hanoi plans to pilot bus e-cards

Society

Hanoi plans to pilot bus e-cards

Hanoi’s Transport Department and the Hanoi Transport Corporation have proposed to the municipal People’s Committee a pilot programme on using an electronic transportation cards on BRT route 01, connecting Kim Ma and Yen Nghia bus stations.

Migrant pressure on Central Highlands

Society

Migrant pressure on Central Highlands

A massive influx of migrants from remote northern provinces to the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region has put intense pressure on the local population and has hindered socio-economic development.

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

Travel

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from nine countries to 30 days from 15 days to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of 10-11 million international tourists in 2020.