Tourism industry faces environmental challenges Travel

Tourism industry faces environmental challenges

The tourism industry is considered a spearhead sector, making contributions to the national economy. But, tourism growth is posing challenges to the environment, especially at popular tourist sites.
New plastic waste policies urgently needed: experts Environment

New plastic waste policies urgently needed: experts

Collective action from the Vietnamese government, the private sector and consumers is essential to combat one of the great environmental challenges facing the world, the excess of plastic waste in oceans and water sources, a United Nations (UN) official said on June 6.
Speakers of Eurasian countries’ parliaments wrap up meeting World

Speakers of Eurasian countries’ parliaments wrap up meeting

The third Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments (MSEAP 3) in Antalya, Turkey, closed on October 9 and officially adopted the 17-point Antalya Statement, with National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan leading a Vietnamese high-ranking delegation to the event.
ASOSAI 14: The Hanoi Declaration Business

ASOSAI 14: The Hanoi Declaration

The 14th Assembly of the ​Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI), which takes place in Hanoi from September 19-22, has adopted the Hanoi Declaration.
ASOSAI 14 to foster links amongst supreme audit institutions Society

ASOSAI 14 to foster links amongst supreme audit institutions

The hosting of the Asian Associations of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI)’s 14th Assembly will not only contribute to promoting the image of Vietnam, but also give the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) a good opportunity to forge links with ASOSAI member supreme audit institutions, said Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc.
ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities Society

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling 223.87 million USD for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.
Asian audit institutions target sustainable development Politics

Asian audit institutions target sustainable development

“Environmental auditing for sustainable development” will be the theme of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14) slated for September 19-22, 2018 in Hanoi, with the participation of over 350 delegates from 46 ASOSAI members.
Businesses urged to protect Ha Long Bay Environment

Businesses urged to protect Ha Long Bay

Businesses were urged to increase their involvement in addressing environmental challenges caused by the operation of cruise ships in Ha Long Bay during the fifth leadership committee meeting of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance in northern Quang Ninh province on March 13.