Vietnamese traffic - An organised mess
6/25/2018 11:40:08 AM (GMT+7)
 If you have already been to Vietnam or you watched the video at the beginning of the post you know that the main ingredient of the Vietnamese traffic are the scooters.

Southern canals clogged up but no sites to dump waste
6/25/2018 11:53:47 AM (GMT+7)
Several marine channels like Cua Lo and Sa Ky in the central provinces of Nghe An and Quang Ngai and Thi Vai in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau have not been dredged in years 


 
Burning incense harmful but not subject to controls
6/25/2018 11:19:27 AM (GMT+7)
 Incense smoke is as toxic as cigarette smoke, experts say, but the product is not subject to control and there is no standard for incense quality.

More than 11,600 candidates attend Korean language examinations 2018
6/25/2018 11:11:39 AM (GMT+7)
 More than 11,600 candidates have participated in the Korean language examinations 2018 held in Hanoi and HCM City on June 23.


 
Collaboration needed to build smart cities in Vietnam
6/25/2018 11:05:01 AM (GMT+7)
 As Vietnam yearns to transform its cities into smart ones, it can learn from the experience of other smart cities around the world and seek to overcome the challenges by collaborating with numerous stakeholders.

HCM City plans to reduce exploitation of groundwater
6/25/2018 10:52:54 AM (GMT+7)
 HCM City authorities plan to reduce the exploitation of groundwater from now to 2025 to prevent land subsidence and protect residents’health.


 
International assistance to enhance Viet food safety
6/25/2018 10:55:14 AM (GMT+7)
 About 1,000 small-hold farmers will take capacity enhancing training on food safety offered by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the next three years.

Carina Plaza complex to be rebuilt in wake of deadly fire
6/25/2018 10:51:24 AM (GMT+7)
 The Carina Plaza apartment building will be repaired three months after a fire that killed 13 people on March 23, according to a representative of the building owner Hùng Thanh Ltd Company.


 
Woman with disability inspires through achievement
6/25/2018 1:10:03 AM (GMT+7)
 “You may not be tall, but others have to look up to see you.” The saying seems to apply aptly to Đinh Thị Lý, an IT engineer based in HCM City.

Utilities cut off over in fire risk apartment block
6/25/2018 1:19:57 AM (GMT+7)
 Authorities in Hanoi have decided to cut water and power services to an apartment building as it violates fire safety regulations.


 
Lao Cai border guards arrest heroin smuggler
6/25/2018 12:23:59 AM (GMT+7)
 Border guards of the northern province of Lao Cai have arrested a suspect who was illegally transporting two bricks of heroin (nearly 0.7 kg) in Na Loc 4 village, Ban Lau commune, Muong Khuong district.

Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders
6/25/2018 12:59:29 AM (GMT+7)
 The number of passengers riding buses in Hanoi has risen since late 2016, the municipal Department of Transport said, but the system still faces major challenges as it seeks to attract more riders.


 

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