Easing of restrictions and pent-up demand drives resurgence of travel in Asia Pacific
16:31 | 30/05/2022 Society
After a turbulent two years, new research from the Mastercard Economics Institute reveals that for the first time since the pandemic, global leisure and business flight bookings surpassed pre-pandemic levels, while spending on cruise lines, buses and trains saw sharp improvements this year, signaling a key milestone in the global travel recovery.
Turning waste into money
15:00 | 30/05/2022 Environment
(VEN) - The Trai Tim Hong Cooperative in Hong Ky Commune of Hanoi’s Soc Son District last year procured and put into use a VND615-million activated charcoal production line to protect the environment, half of it funded by the capital’s 2020 industry promotion program. The activated charcoal is used as a filter to absorb carbon dioxide emissions.
H’Mong girls’ scarf dance
13:00 | 29/05/2022 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The brocade embroidery technique, traditional costumes and dance showing off the scarves of H’Mong women in Sin Suoi Ho Village in the Phong Tho District of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau creates a strong impression on visitors to the region.
Vietnam pledges action to ensure a sustainable ocean economy
13:00 | 25/05/2022 Society
(VEN) - Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Minh Ngan, addressing hundreds of delegates at a recent conference in Hanoi, pledged Vietnam’s cooperation with other countries to ensure a clean, blue ocean and a sustainable ocean economy.
About US$3.7 billion to be invested in Hanoi’s ring road 4 construction
06:00 | 25/05/2022 Society
(VEN) - The capital city of Hanoi, tasked by the Prime Minister to lead an ambitious beltway project traversing the city and two neighboring provinces, has finalized its budget calculations, paving the way for the start implementation. The National Assembly discussed the proposed budgeting at a session earlier this month.