Kien Giang expands marine aquaculture on industrial scale Business

Kien Giang expands marine aquaculture on industrial scale

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will expand marine aquaculture on an industrial scale in an aim to improve residents' income and protect the environment on islands and coastal areas from now until 2030, local authorities have said.
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.
More efforts needed to clear bombs Society

More efforts needed to clear bombs

Vietnam has put a lot of efforts into removing explosives remnants of war (ERW), but the issue is still a great challenge for the country, a high-ranking army officer has said.
Firms benefit from programme on efficient use of resources Business

Firms benefit from programme on efficient use of resources

The Vietnam Improvement Program has helped 82 garment-textile and footwear factories in Vietnam invest 37 million USD in efficient use of resources, thus saving 30 million USD per year, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use Society

Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use

Authorities in Hanoi have announced a plan to charge vehicles in downtown areas to increase the use of public transport, according to a decision signed by Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung recently.
Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke World

Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke

As many as 39,277 residents in Riau province in Sumatra Island, Indonesia, have suffered from respiratory problems due to the escalating smoke haze caused by forest fires, according to head of the provincial Health Office Mimi Nazir.
HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network Society

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.