EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched World

EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched

The European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal Frans Timmermans has recently announced the start of a new EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme, following his meeting with ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta.
Hanoi among best cities in Vietnam for beer lovers Destinations

Hanoi among best cities in Vietnam for beer lovers

Hanoi, home to one of the first breweries in Vietnam under French colonial rule in the late 19th century, was one of the top five beer destinations in the country endorsed by global travelers of US-based travel agency Booking.com.
HCM City ranks among top 10 cheapest cities for foreigners Videos

HCM City ranks among top 10 cheapest cities for foreigners

Financial news website Business Insider has published an article featuring 10 cities that have the cheapest living costs for expats from the US, with Ho Chi Minh City topping the list, followed by Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Bangkok in Thailand.
Hanoi promotes itself as safe, friendly city Travel

Hanoi promotes itself as safe, friendly city

Hanoi has been shortlisted for the World’s Leading City Destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA), providing an excellent opportunity for the Vietnamese capital to promote itself as a safe and friendly destination for both domestic and foreign visitors.
EU-funded World Cities project concludes in Vietnam Society

EU-funded World Cities project concludes in Vietnam

The World Cities project, funded by the European Union, has come to an end in Vietnam, leaving opportunities for Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to partner with foreign cities to foster inclusive growth and sustainable development.
Da Nang eyes more investment from Germany Business

Da Nang eyes more investment from Germany

Authority from central Da Nang city coordinated with the Vietnamese Business Association in Germany to organise a workshop in Berlin on August 8 in the hope of attracting more investment to the city.
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Urban transport ambitions require long-term planning

Professor Manfred Breithaupt, senior transport advisor for the German Society for International Cooperation, spoke to Viet Nam News about how Vietnamese cities can cope with rising numbers of personal vehicles.