Society

Germany helps make Da Nang environmentally-friendly city

The German Organisation for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) will help the central city of Da Nang to become the region’s most environmentally-friendly city in the future through a project entitled “Developing Da Nang – Environmental City”.
Society

Hanoi plans to increase flexible bus routes

Hanoi ’s Department of Transport is planning to increase the number of flexible bus routes, which skip bus stops and bypass traffic jams by taking alternative routes, according to deputy director of the department Nguyen Hoang Linh.
Society

No-Smoking battle wins ground: poll

Findings from a survey released on May 5 revealed that 77 percent of Vietnamese people who had seen anti-smoking material oppose being exposed to second hand smoke in public places.
Society

Plan to replace polluting buses

The HCM City Department of Transportation is mapping out a plan to replace more than half of its bus fleet with "greener" models.
Business

ADB to double annual investment in clean energies

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will double its annual investment in clean energies to 2 billion USD to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and support low-carbon industries in Asia, the ADB office in Hanoi has announced.