Urban railways help cut greenhouse gas emissions: JICA survey Society

Urban railways help cut greenhouse gas emissions: JICA survey

Urban railways are an effective means of transport that will help cut greenhouse gas emissions in Hanoi and HCM City, which have both experienced serious air pollution in recent years, according to a survey by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14 Environment

Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14

Typhoon Nangka, the seventh in the East Sea so far this year, is moving fast and is forecast to hit the mainland on October 14, a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 13 heard.
HCM City develops plan for underground spaces Society

HCM City develops plan for underground spaces

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are developing a plan for design and construction of underground spaces around metro line stations as part of an effort to renovate its inner districts and develop infrastructure in the next five years.
Cambodia backs use of digital technology World

Cambodia backs use of digital technology

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak called for the use of digital technology to restore trust between businesses and customers, during the 52nd Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52) on August 29.
ASEAN, India seek ways to foster economic growth ASEAN

ASEAN, India seek ways to foster economic growth

Economic ministers of 10 ASEAN member states and India discussed measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain macro-economic stability at the 17th AEM-India Consultations held within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM-52) on August 29.
New ADB loan sought for HCM City metro project Business

New ADB loan sought for HCM City metro project

The Government has asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of approximately 1 billion USD to ensure capital supply for the Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro project, HCM City’s second metro line.
VNR launches app to sell tickets Business

VNR launches app to sell tickets

The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) officially launched an application to buy train tickets and pay online on smartphones from July 15 to improve customer services.