High-tech trash bins wow Hanoians Videos

High-tech trash bins wow Hanoians

If they were to ever think about trash, most people would picture a load of waste thrown. New style trash bins, developed from human creativity, can also be used for storage and contribute to beautifying city streets.
Waste-to-power: A chance to deal with waste pollution Environment

Waste-to-power: A chance to deal with waste pollution

About 50,000 tonnes of waste are dumped into the environment every day, about 35,000 tonnes of which are dumped into urban areas. In order to address such a large volume of waste, it is necessary to issue priority policies on waste-to-power technology. ​
Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An Environment

Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An

Reserving a 2,600sq.m garden in Dong Na village in Cam Ha commune – a farming intensive suburban area of Hoi An – local farmers and businesses have joined hands to debut the first zero-waste agriculture and tourism zone in promoting ‘green’ tourism product in the tourism hub.
HCM City sees big decrease in street flooding Society

HCM City sees big decrease in street flooding

The anti-flooding works carried out in Ho Chi Minh City since 2008 have helped reduce the number of streets that are flooded during moderate to heavy rainfall, according to the city Department of Construction.
Thai PM stresses beach regulations World

Thai PM stresses beach regulations

Images of beaches overflowing with tourists have caused concern about the COVID-19 outbreak. The Thai PM has stressed that related authorities must strictly maintain measures, such as screening and social distancing.
Youth and Innovation for Ocean initiative launched Society

Youth and Innovation for Ocean initiative launched

UNESCO has launched the “Youth and Innovation for Ocean” initiative to promote the role of young people and young scientists in putting forward innovative and practical solutions to reducing, reusing, recycling, and managing plastic waste in coastal regions of Vietnam.
Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030 Society

Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030

The Central city of Da Nang is poised to complete the building of a smart city connected with the networks of smart cities in the country and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region by 2030.
Thailand: Ministry ready to help unregistered communities World

Thailand: Ministry ready to help unregistered communities

People in Bangkok communities, whose jobs and incomes have been affected by the COVID-19 situation, but have yet to register with the government, are advised to contact the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security for immediate assistance.
HCM City to change waste sorting method Environment

HCM City to change waste sorting method

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment plans to change the way solid waste is classified at source to suit treatment technologies, its chief has said.
First plastic waste project to launch in Da Nang Environment

First plastic waste project to launch in Da Nang

The central city of Da Nang’s Environment and Urban Company (URENCO), in cooperation with EverGreen Labs Consultant and EverGreen Social ventures, will start a pilot project on plastic waste recycling in the city later this year.
Thailand: TV stations join no single-use plastic bags campaign World

Thailand: TV stations join no single-use plastic bags campaign

The Department of Environmental Quality Promotion (DEQP) of Thailand has signed an agreement with eight TV stations to discourage the availability of single-use plastic bags by censoring scenes showing the bags in programmes, while major shops and stores will officially discontinue offering these bags from January 1.
Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume World

Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume

Thailand’s ranking in production of the world’s marine garbage volume has improved due to a remarkable decrease in the amount of single-use plastic and foam containers, reported the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).
Kien Giang attracts over 300 tourism projects Travel

Kien Giang attracts over 300 tourism projects

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is now home to more than 300 tourism projects with a combined registered capital of over 337.32 trillion VND (14.53 billion USD), mostly in the island district of Phu Quoc.