Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official Environment

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from the Northern Airports Authority under the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
First-instance trial opens for former HCM City vice chairman Society

First-instance trial opens for former HCM City vice chairman

The People’s Court of HCM City on September 16 opened a first-instance trial against Nguyen Thanh Tai, former Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, and a number of other defendants, on charges of “violating regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”.
Hanoi to subsidise replacement of old motorbikes Environment

Hanoi to subsidise replacement of old motorbikes

Owners of motorbikes more than 18 years old and failing to meet emission standards in Hanoi may receive a subsidy to purchase a new bike under a programme proposed by the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Court upholds sentences for ex-officials of HCM City Society

Court upholds sentences for ex-officials of HCM City

The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22 rejected all appeals filed by four defendants who are former city officials accused of “violating regulations on management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”.