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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 strives to reduce plastic use

Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.

Hanoi young volunteers promote green habits

Videos

Hanoi young volunteers promote green habits

A group of young people go to every locality nationwide to give books and receive plastic garbage, thus encouraging children to develop the sense of environmental protection and reading enjoyment.

Sea-cleaning campaign launched

Environment

Sea-cleaning campaign launched

A central-level campaign to clean up the sea for this year was jointly launched on July 28 at a ceremony on Phu Quoc island, the southern province of Kien Giang, by the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth Union, the National Volunteers Centre, the Vietnam Television, the Ministry of Public Security, and the US Embassy