Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
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.
HCM City approves three waste-to-energy projects Business

HCM City approves three waste-to-energy projects

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved the construction of three plants to generate electricity from waste using advanced technologies, and work on them will start in September and October, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste Environment

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam.