Quang Ninh’s APEC dialogue focuses on sustainable tourism

Việt Nam looks forward to discussions with ministers, heads of delegations and delegates from Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) on the challenges to sustainable tourism development to share information and experience with economies and set forth co-operation orientations for APEC’s sustainable tourism development in the ...

Chinese traders' requests for pork cuts limits sales of Vietnamese pork

China consumes 144,000 tons of pork a day, according to FAO, but Vietnamese farmers cant sell their pork to the country because of demands made by Chinese traders. This comes at a time when there is a pork oversupply in Vietnam, with prices plummeting. Dat Viet ...

Đà Nẵng tops competitive index

Đà Nẵng maintained its status as the most competitive locality in the country, topping the Provincial Competitiveness Index 2016 for the fourth consecutive year and seventh year at the top position since the rank was announced. The annual report, the 12th of is kind so ...

Quang Ninh: Tonkin Gulf fishery logistics centre to be launched

The construction of the Tonkin Gulf fishery logistics center in Co To island district, northern Quang Ninh province, is expected to be put into operation in March, said Secretary of the district Party’s Committee Hoang Ba Nam. The project, started in 2009, has a total ...

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. The technique has been tested at ...

Problems in education sector mount

The educational sector has been blamed for the unemployment of 200,000 university graduates, among other issues. A report released by MOET and UNICEF shows that 80 percent of students suffered from gender-based violence at least once, while 71 percent suffered from school violence in the last ...

Hạ Long cement factory causing pollution

Many households in northern Quảng Ninh Province’s Hoành Bồ District have been forced to live with smoke and cement dust discharged from Hạ Long Cement Factory for years. This has seriously affected the lives of local residents and their cultivation activities. In the meantime, local ...

Safety at coal mines comes under scrutiny

Up to 15 serious labour safety violations at coal mines in northern Quang Ninh Province were reported in the first nine months of this year, leaving 18 people dead and injuring dozens more, Lao Dong newspaper reported. In August alone, there were five incidents, leaving six ...

Thermal power plants increasing on Hau River

Why are coal-run thermopower plants located on the Hau River? Why do the plants all use Chinese technology? Will there be another Formosa on the Hau River? These are questions raised by environmental experts about the appearance of many coal power plants believed to threaten the ...

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