Hai Van Tunnel 2 nears completion Business

Hai Van Tunnel 2 nears completion

The 6.2-km Hai Van Tunnel 2 – the longest road tunnel in Southeast Asia, connecting the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang city, is very near completion after the final section was excavated.
Da Nang struggles with water shortage Environment

Da Nang struggles with water shortage

Although locals in the central city of Da Nang are now having water supply in a rotary fashion, they still face the risk of a relapse of water shortage as the salinity in input water for Cau Do waterwork – one of the major water plants of the city – has increased sharply.
Phu Yen begins to build solar-powered lighting system Society

Phu Yen begins to build solar-powered lighting system

The central province of Phu Yen began construction on the second stage of the first solar-powered public lighting system for Tuy Hoa city’s walking street, which will make it the first urban area in central Vietnam lit by renewable energy.
Thailand spends big on railway routes to south World

Thailand spends big on railway routes to south

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) plans to spend 90 billion baht (3 million USD) to upgrade the existing single-track railways leading to the deep south to double tracks to cut down travel time for passengers and promote tourism to the region, according to local media.
Thailand: Performances mark King Rama X’s coronation ASEAN

Thailand: Performances mark King Rama X’s coronation

The Ministry of Culture of Thailand will hold a week of cultural and arts performances, known as Mahorasop Sompoch, to celebrate the coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua. The performances will be broadcast live in 170 countries worldwide.
WB to help Vietnam Social Security in pension fund management Society

WB to help Vietnam Social Security in pension fund management

Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Nguyen Dinh Khuong recently held a working session with a delegation from the World Bank (WB) led by financial expert Alwaleed Alabatani in Hanoi to discuss the launch of a technical support programme for pension fund management.
Belgian province, Ho Chi Minh City boost ties Society

Belgian province, Ho Chi Minh City boost ties

Ho Chi Minh City and the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant hold great potential to cooperate in the fields of education, culture, and arts, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem.