Bangkok City Hall urges public not to litter Chao Phraya River World

Bangkok City Hall urges public not to litter Chao Phraya River

The Bangkok Metropolis Assembly (BMA) has launched a campaign urging residents along the Chao Phraya River not to litter or discharge waste matter into the river, promoting a landscape renovation of Chao Phraya River, now on the WMF’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list.
Thailand cleans up river in no-litter campaign ASEAN

Thailand cleans up river in no-litter campaign

The Pollution Control Department (PCD) of Thailand is raising public awareness on keeping rivers clean with a boating campaign cleaning up waste on Chao Phraya River through 10 provinces.
Ancient Hoi An city revives gentle manners in tourism Travel

Ancient Hoi An city revives gentle manners in tourism

The ancient city of Hoi An has launched a campaign to raise awareness of good-natured behaviour and hospitality among the community, promoting a friendly tourism environment to make the city the most popular destination in central Vietnam.
Hanoi’s water drainage system overloaded Society

Hanoi’s water drainage system overloaded

The capital city of Hanoi has many areas which become waterlogged during heavy rain because of its outdated and overloaded drainage system, reported the Kinh Te & Do Thi (Economy & City) Newspaper.
Flower roads in Hanoi’s Dan Phuong district Society

Flower roads in Hanoi’s Dan Phuong district

Visitors to Dan Phuong, a suburban district of Hanoi capital city, are sure to be impressed by village roads lined with flowers of all colours and houses with number plates, which are a rare sight in rural areas in Vietnam.
Heavy fines still fail to stop littering Society

Heavy fines still fail to stop littering

Regulations imposing heavy fines of up to 7 million VND (308 USD) on those who litter in public areas have been in effect for a year-and-a-half, but the number of violators who have been discovered and fined remains modest, so most city dwellers are indifferent to the fines.
Action month on environment to be launched Environment

Action month on environment to be launched

An action month on environmental protection will be launched in June under the theme “Resolving pollution caused by plastic and nylon” as part of activities to mark World Environment Day on June 5.
Students create river side art space Culture - Sports

Students create river side art space

A team called Architecture for Community (Kicodo club) from the Da Nang Architecture College has completed painting murals on a set of concrete stairs and manhole covers in Cam Le district in the central city of Da Nang.