Vietnam fosters defence links with Laos, US Politics

Vietnam fosters defence links with Laos, US

Deputy Defence Minister Lt. Gen. Tran Don said he was pleased with the signing of the MoU between the Department of Finance under the Vietnamese Ministry of Defence and its Lao counterpart.
Business

British, RoK investors eye subway in HCM City

Representatives of engineering companies and credit institutions from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea (RoK) are in Ho Chi Minh City to look into investment opportunities of urban transport projects, including the second phase of metro line No. 5, said a local newspaper.
Business

Challenges in investing in sanitation sector

It is projected that Vietnam will need to invest about 8.3 billion USD in urban liquid waste collection and treatment from now until 2025, said a senior urban management specialist.
Environment

Household waste main pollutant

Wastewater from millions of households in Ho Chi Minh City is the major cause of pollution of the Sai Gon River , and not effluents discharged by industries, a study carried out by Spanish experts has found.