HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste Environment

HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste

HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.
Water season in Y Ty: A ‘stairway to heaven’ in the sky Travel

Water season in Y Ty: A ‘stairway to heaven’ in the sky

Y Ty is a highland commune, located in Bat Xat district, more than 70 km from the center of Lao Cai city. Coming here in May or June, you can admire the water season of Y Ty. Golden fields with green areas of forests, the sky, and the surrounding cornfields.
Hanoi to have 25 new parks Society

Hanoi to have 25 new parks

The Hanoi People’s Committee aims to implement several projects to strengthen national capacity in response to climate change and environmental pollution in the capital during 2016-2020.
Makeover planned for capital city Society

Makeover planned for capital city

Hanoi’s Culture and Sport Department has started a programme to freshen up the appearance of the capital city, especially during major holidays and celebrations.
Hanoi to build 87ha eco resort Society

Hanoi to build 87ha eco resort

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hanoi Nguyen Duc Chung has given the green light to prepare a plan to build an eco resort in Dong Anh district.
Animals to get more space at HCM City zoo Society

Animals to get more space at HCM City zoo

A plan to redesign the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens by German architect Peter Rasbach has been approved by the zoo management and will next be submitted to the HCM City Department of Urban Planning and Architecture.
Culture - Sports

Planners strive to save Hanoi's trees

The words of a popular Vietnamese song about Hanoi celebrates the city's tree-lined streets in autumn – "bright yellow celtis, tropical almonds with red leaves standing next to each other; old streets and ancient houses with brown tiled roofs."
Business

Work starts on 350mln USD resettlement project

The 21 st Century International Development Company on September 3 began construction on a resettlement project that will require 350 million USD to build 4,200 apartments as part of a city programme to relocate local residents.