Former Hanoi mayor faces new charge Society

Former Hanoi mayor faces new charge

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on March 17 took legal action against Nguyen Duc Chung, former Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, citing his involvement in the purchase of the water cleaning agent Redoxy 3C to purify lakes in the city that ran counter to regulations and caused losses to the State.
HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network Society

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.
HCM City, UK partner in building smart urban Society

HCM City, UK partner in building smart urban

Ian Gibbons, Consul General of the UK in Ho Chi Minh City, and representatives of the City, on July 17 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in carrying out projects to support the building of HCM City as a smart urban area.
Hanoi’s water drainage system overloaded Society

Hanoi’s water drainage system overloaded

The capital city of Hanoi has many areas which become waterlogged during heavy rain because of its outdated and overloaded drainage system, reported the Kinh Te & Do Thi (Economy & City) Newspaper.
Experts: Water quality in Hanoi’s lakes improves Environment

Experts: Water quality in Hanoi’s lakes improves

The quality of water in many lakes in Hanoi has been improved considerably, leading experts said at a meeting on March 6 to review the one-year using of Redoxy-3C, a water purification product made in Germany to the order of the capital city to tackle pollution in lakes.
Can Tho – potential partner of Germany in Mekong Delta Business

Can Tho – potential partner of Germany in Mekong Delta

As an economic centre of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho city is a potential partner of Germany in several investment projects, including urban transport development, renewable energy application, environmental protection and climate change adaptation.
New solution for urban water drainage Environment

New solution for urban water drainage

A new technique that helps improve water drainage in urban areas has been proposed by a Japanese company. The technique will help clean underground pipelines without digging them up, saving energy and cost, and can be applied in emergencies.