06:00 | 22/01/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam’s leading environmental policy-makers, business leaders, local and international organizations have endorsed an action platform aimed at slashing plastic waste on land and its discharge into the ocean, and develop a roadmap to eliminate single-use plastic and non-biodegradable plastic bags, especially in cities, coastal tourist destinations and marine protected areas.
06:00 | 17/01/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Located about 20km south of downtown Hanoi, Ha Thai Village in Thuong Tin District’s Duyen Thai Commune has long been famous for its lacquerware production.
Bavaria, an indispensable European tourist destination
06:00 | 15/01/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Bavaria is best known in Vietnam by virtue of its world-leading football club, Bayern Munich. However, Vietnamese know much less about the southeastern German state as a tourist destination with unique cultural experiences and landscapes. Many will have heard of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, but few would connect them with Bavaria, its snow-capped mountains, timber houses and romantic castles.
Ranking among world top 100 golf courses
15:05 | 11/01/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The award-winning Hoiana Shores Golf Club has added another accolade into its impressive honor board by being the only Vietnamese representative in the World Top 100 list, ranked by Golf World Magazine.
Vietnamese give top marks to authorities’ pandemic handling
06:00 | 09/01/2021 Society
(VEN) - A recent survey of attitudes towards Vietnam’s response to Covid-19, commissioned by the Mekong Development Research Institute (MDRI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), showed that nearly 97 percent of respondents rated it as “good” or “very good” regarding efforts of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control. Nearly 94 percent provided the same assessments of efforts by provincial-level authorities.
Na Hang, a spectacular “inland Ha Long Bay”
13:00 | 08/01/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - “Na Hang” in the Tay ethnic language means “the last field”. The lake so named is the meeting place of the Gam River flowing from Ha Giang Province and the Nang River flowing from Bac Kan Province in Vietnam’s northeast, forming an imposing natural landscape. Here, every river, stream, and mountain is associated with fascinating legends.
HCMC launches motorcycle emission control project
13:00 | 05/01/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City is undertaking a pilot project to control the exhaust emissions of the city’s almost seven million motorcycles. However, experts are concerned about its potential for increased costs affecting low-income people, especially the many who earn their living using a motorcycle.