Environment

Hanoi asked to speed up river improvement projects

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Hanoi People’s Committee to speed up projects to clean up and improve the Day, Tich and Nhue Rivers in the city.
Society

HCM City: 12 dykes made from uPVC sheets inaugurated

Twelve of the 14 dykes made of uPVC sheet in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 12, an environmentally sustainable construction material, were inaugurated at a ceremony held by the Saigon Industry Corporation (CNS) on April 22 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Over 333 billion VND invested to develop central rural areas Society

Over 333 billion VND invested to develop central rural areas

The central province of Phu Yen is carrying out the second phase of the Integrated Rural Development Sector Project in Central Provinces with an investment of 333 billion USD (15.5 million USD) sourced though loans from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and corresponding provincial capital.
Society

Thua Thien-Hue finishes river dyke construction

Over 6,550 metres of river embankment in Phong Dien district, central Thua Thien-Hue province, has been accomplished at a total cost of 49 billion VND (2.3 million USD) from the flood remediation fund, said Nguyen Dai Vui, Chairman of the district People’s Committee.
Society

Quang Nam constructs sea dyke

Over 200m of steel embankment was completed in the central province of Quang Nam as an urgent intervention to prevent tidal waves from encroaching on Cua Dai beach.
Environment

Mekong Delta provinces tackle climate change

In the Mekong Delta, Ca Mau, Kien Giang and An Giang provinces and Can Tho City have invested approximately 2.4 trillion VND (112.84 million USD) to build five major infrastructure development projects to tackle climate change from now to 2020.
Bac Lieu tackles climate change Environment

Bac Lieu tackles climate change

The Southern province of Bac Lieu are implementing 16 projects worth 3.3 trillion VND (166.9 million USD) during the 2012-2020 period in an effort to address climate change.
Business

Can Tho to invest in riverside embankment

Can Tho city's Department of Planning and Investment has approved investing more than 1 trillion VND (47.2 million USD) in Government bonds to build an embankment along the Can Tho River.
Linh Ung pagoda, attractive tourist site in Da Nang Travel

Linh Ung pagoda, attractive tourist site in Da Nang

Linh Ung Pagoda is located in an area known locally as Bai But or Buddha’s Sanctuary on Son Tra peninsula. It is rated as the most magnificent work of this kind in the central city of Da Nang , in terms of architectural and artistic value.
City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site Environment

City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee will spend 155 billion VND (7.4 million USD) from the city's budget to build a 2.3 km embankment along the Sai Gon River to prevent erosion at the Cu Chi Tunnels historical site in Cu Chi district.