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Ancient Hoi An city revives gentle manners in tourism

Travel

Ancient Hoi An city revives gentle manners in tourism

The ancient city of Hoi An has launched a campaign to raise awareness of good-natured behaviour and hospitality among the community, promoting a friendly tourism environment to make the city the most popular destination in central Vietnam.

Vietnamese SMEs offered chance to learn from senior Dutch experts

Business

Vietnamese SMEs offered chance to learn from senior Dutch experts

A meeting was held in Hanoi on December 8 to introduce cooperation opportunities between Vietnam’s small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and PUM Netherlands senior experts - a volunteer organisation committed to the sustainable development of SMEs in developing countries and emerging markets.

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

Environment

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved aid worth over 100 million USD to help the Vietnamese Government install eight modernised irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, according to the bank’s November 27 news release.

Vietnam condemns use of chemical weapons

Politics

Vietnam condemns use of chemical weapons

Vietnam condemns all acts of using chemical weapons regardless of by anyone, at any places and for any purposes, Ngo Thi Hoa, permanent Vietnamese representative at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), has affirmed.

Netherlands helps to improve water supply capacity in Mekong Delta

Business

Netherlands helps to improve water supply capacity in Mekong Delta

Representatives of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and the Netherlands’ Vitens Evides International (VEI) company held a discussion on the WaterWorX project, which aims to orient the water supply to be adaptable to the effects of climate change in the southwest of Mekong River Delta, funded by the company and the Dutch Government.

Dutch Cultural Festival opens in Can Tho

Culture - Sports

Dutch Cultural Festival opens in Can Tho

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam and the People’s Committee of Can Tho city on November 10 opened the Dutch Cultural Festival with a wide range of activities held to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Netherlands diplomatic relations.