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Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

Society

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Vietnam takes action in GHG reduction

Environment

Vietnam takes action in GHG reduction

Vietnam has given top priority to measures aimed at reducing Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and those that promote climate change resilience, with the aim of seeing an 8 percent GHG reduction by 2030.

Agreement on Da Nang urban railway

Society

Agreement on Da Nang urban railway

Da Nang’s transport department and the Republic of Korea’s Seoul Metro corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in urban railway development and public traffic research.

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.