ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive growth in secondary towns Business

ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive growth in secondary towns

Agreements for the Second Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project were signed on August 15 between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
Can Tho works to raise public awareness of air pollution Environment

Can Tho works to raise public awareness of air pollution

Leading officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho met on January 16 with a delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam to discuss a campaign to raise awareness of the impact of air pollution on the climate and public health.
50,000 affordable apartments to be built for workers Society

50,000 affordable apartments to be built for workers

Some 50,000 apartments will soon be available for Vietnamese workers at industrial clusters at a starting price of 150 million VND (6,400 USD) apiece, according to the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City Travel

Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City

The ancient imperial city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was recognised as an ASEAN Clean Tourist City at the ASEAN Travel Forum and Travex International Tourism Trade Fair in Thailand at the end of January.
Districts to manage parks in HCM City Society

Districts to manage parks in HCM City

Next year, districts will be responsible for managing parks and trees, and the HCM City People’s Committee will invite competitive bids from the districts to explain how they'd maintain green spaces.
HCM City lacks elderly care facilities Society

HCM City lacks elderly care facilities

An ageing population is posing mounting challenges to providing care for elderly people in Vietnam. However, in a country where most families look after old parents in their own homes, the idea of a ‘nursing home’ or geriatric centre remains an alien concept.