Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up Environment

Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up

The Japan Environment and Business Organisation (JEBO) has said it is willing to pay all costs to clean the heavily polluted To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi following a remark by an environment official saying the firm's sewage treatment technology had failed.
Japan ready to assist Vietnam in natural disaster preparedness Environment

Japan ready to assist Vietnam in natural disaster preparedness

A delegation of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development had a working visit to Japan from November 30 – December 4 to learn the host country’s experiences in coping with super Typhoon Hagibis, especially in the dyke management.
Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean Society

Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean

Available social housing at present can provide stable accommodation for only about 28 percent of workers nationwide, which means the remaining 72 percent still have to rent rooms of private owners.
Cities of Quang Ninh, Chinese Guangxi foster tourism connections Travel

Cities of Quang Ninh, Chinese Guangxi foster tourism connections

Representatives from Ha Long and Mong Cai cities of Quang Ninh province and three cities of Chinese Guangxi province – Dongxing, Guilin and Manzhouli, gathered at a conference on December 2 to discuss cooperation measures to connect tourism routes through the localities.
Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions Environment

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion, participants at a workshop heard on November 29 in Hanoi.
Pork price pushes up November CPI Business

Pork price pushes up November CPI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of November increased by 0.96 percent compared to last month, the highest growth for November’s CPI in the last nine years.