Hanoi seeks to strengthen ties with Israeli, British partners Politics

Hanoi seeks to strengthen ties with Israeli, British partners

A delegation of the Hanoi People’s Committee led by its Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung paid working visits to Israel and the UK from November 4-13 to seek ways to enhance cooperation between the Vietnamese capital and the two countries’ cities, partners and businesses.
Singapore plans to step up solar energy production ASEAN

Singapore plans to step up solar energy production

Singapore has set a target of stepping up its solar capacity by more than seven times from the current level, and increasing the current output of 260 megawatt-peak (MWp) to 2 gigawatt-peak (GWp) by 2030.
Most of Hanoi’s condo projects launched in western area: CBRE Business

Most of Hanoi’s condo projects launched in western area: CBRE

Western area was the major supplier of condominium projects in the capital city of Hanoi, accounting for 77 percent of the total new units in the second quarter, said CBRE Vietnam, a provider of commercial real estate services, at a meeting in Hanoi on October 9.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.
Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.