Thailand: Bangkok on alert for air pollution ASEAN

Thailand: Bangkok on alert for air pollution

Residents in Bangkok, Thailand were warned on Feb. 8 the city’s air quality had hit dangerous levels just days after the country’s pollution control agency appealed to residents to wear face masks.
Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City Travel

Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City

The ancient imperial city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was recognised as an ASEAN Clean Tourist City at the ASEAN Travel Forum and Travex International Tourism Trade Fair in Thailand at the end of January.
Air quality index in Hanoi, HCM City exceeds safe limit for times Environment

Air quality index in Hanoi, HCM City exceeds safe limit for times

Alarming pollution readings were recorded in the capital of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the previous year, heard a conference jointly held by the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) and the Vietnam Live and Learn Centre for Environment and Community in Hanoi on January 30.
Hanoi plants maple trees Environment

Hanoi plants maple trees

Hundreds of maple trees have been planted on Nguyen Chi Thanh, Lang Ha and Tran Duy Hung streets in Hanoi in the past weeks to increase the capital’s green space.
Vietnam urged to build smart cities Society

Vietnam urged to build smart cities

Booming cities and vigorous urbanisation are challenging Vietnam’s future, according to a business conference titled "Smart Cities" held in Hanoi on September 27.
HCM City to publicise pollution data Environment

HCM City to publicise pollution data

HCM City will publish air and water quality indexes on 48 electronic screens across the city, starting later this month, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.