Hanoi strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Environment

Hanoi strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

With a population of over 7.7 million people along with 17 industrial parks, more than 1,300 trade villages, 5.3 million motorbikes and nearly 560,000 cars, Hanoi is suffering from negative impacts caused by climate change.
Seminar introduces sustainable energy solutions for community Environment

Seminar introduces sustainable energy solutions for community

Low-cost models and sustainable energy solutions applied for the community in rural and mountainous areas were introduced at a recent seminar in Hanoi, which was jointly held by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Live & Learn and the French Cultural Centre (L’Espace) in Hanoi.
ICT role in promoting economic, cultural, social rights discussed in Geneva Politics

ICT role in promoting economic, cultural, social rights discussed in Geneva

The Vietnamese permanent mission to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva on February 27 held a seminar on the role of information and communication technology (ICT) in promoting economic, cultural and social rights, and reducing inequality, on the sidelines of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Thailand eyes pollution tax for motorcycles World

Thailand eyes pollution tax for motorcycles

Officials from Thailand’s Excise Department are now studying the possibility of charging pollution tax on motorcycles similar to cars in accordance with the emission of CO2.
HCM City partners with JICA to mitigate gas emission Environment

HCM City partners with JICA to mitigate gas emission

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a workshop in the city on October 26 to review a technical cooperation project to support the planning and implementation of nationally appropriate mitigation action in a monitoring, reporting and verification manner.