Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags Environment

Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags

When a bill on amendments and supplements to the Law on Environmental Protection Tax is approved by the National Assembly, environmental protection taxes on HCFC (hydro-choloro-flouro-carbon) solution and plastic bags might be raised because these products have critical impacts on the environment, said a finance official.
Homeschooling – a rising trend in Vietnam Society

Homeschooling – a rising trend in Vietnam

While homeschooling is somewhat common in developed countries, it remains unfamiliar to Vietnam. It has been imported to Vietnam by parents who have worked and lived abroad and has become more popular
Hanoi Opera House to welcome visitors Society

Hanoi Opera House to welcome visitors

Hanoi Opera House is scheduled to open for tours from June 2017, allowing domestic and international tourists to learn about Vietnam’s history, architecture and art.
Book festival opens in Hanoi Culture - Sports

Book festival opens in Hanoi

The 2017 Book Festival officially opened at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on April 20 as part of activities to mark the Vietnam Book Day (April 21) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).
Children protected from sexual abuse Society

Children protected from sexual abuse

The recent increase of child sexual abuse cases has raised public concern, which requires authorities to scrutinise the implementation of signed international conventions.