Ha Long city develops sustainable tourism Travel

Ha Long city develops sustainable tourism

Ha Long city in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh is striving to develop sustainable tourism, especially promoting the world natural heritage site of Ha Long Bay.
PM urges greater efforts to complete yearly targets Politics

PM urges greater efforts to complete yearly targets

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 2 called for greater efforts in the last three months of 2019 to complete the yearly targets, thus creating the premise for 2020 when Party congresses at all levels will be organised, towards the 13th National Party Congress.
Hanoi treasures relations with German localities Politics

Hanoi treasures relations with German localities

Hanoi always attaches importance to its relations with German localities and enterprises, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said while hosting newly-appointed German Ambassador to Vietnam Guido Hildner on October 1.
Thai PM holds urgent haze meeting World

Thai PM holds urgent haze meeting

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on September 30 held an urgent video-conference with leaders of 16 provinces and related ministries after PM2.5 air pollution exceeded the safe level in Bangkok and surrounding provinces.
HCM City could become logistics workforce training hub: experts Business

HCM City could become logistics workforce training hub: experts

Developing Ho Chi Minh City into a supplier of high-quality human and technological resources for the logistics industry was the subject of a recent conference held in the city by the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade in coordination with the Vietnam Logistics Research and Development Institute.
Thai PM pushes implementation of SDGs at UN General Assembly World

Thai PM pushes implementation of SDGs at UN General Assembly

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to accelerate plans for Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) while attending the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25.
Vietnam joins global action to protect children’s rights Politics

Vietnam joins global action to protect children’s rights

Vietnam, together with 40 countries worldwide, has aligned itself to the voluntary global pledge “For every child, every right” to ensure no one is left behind, and to support every child to reach their full potential, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN on September 25.
Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers World

Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers

The southern city of Lamitan in the Philippines has turned discarded plastic bottles into tulips in a garden of thousands of colourful flowers, capturing tourists’ attention and building awareness about recycling.
Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Hanoi learns from Singaporean partners’ experience Politics

Hanoi learns from Singaporean partners’ experience

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung led a delegation to visit Singapore from September 21-23, aiming to learn from partners’ experience in organizing the Formula One Vietnam Grand Prix in 2020 (F1 Grand Prix) and promote investment cooperation with the country.