The 25-seater buses will be used on a pilot route called S5—from Gongabu to Sinamangal—replacing the aging 26 microbuses and 35 tempos or three wheelers that ply the route.The initiative is part of the ADB Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Transport Project, which is promoting the use of low-emission vehicles and helping improve mass transport in the Kathmandu Valley. (Source: ADB)The initiative is part of the ADB Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Transport Project, which is promoting the use of low-emission vehicles and helping improve mass transport in the Kathmandu Valley. Population growth, rapid urbanization, and the increasing number of vehicles in the Kathmandu Valley have led to traffic congestion, road accidents, environmental degradation, and poor public transport operation and services in recent years.“ADB is pleased to work closely with the Department of Transport Management on this project to provide the city with a more efficient urban transport system,” said … [Read more...] about Nepal reduces congestion and pollution in Kathmandu
A major trade fair combining machinery and technology for a wide variety of markets returns to Ha Noi later this year. The International Trade Fair for Construction, Mining and Transport, Machinery, Equipment, Technology, Vehicles and Materials (Contech Viet Nam 2018) will begin in December, the event’s organiser — Ha Noi Advertising and International Fair JSC has announced. It will be a good opportunity for businesses to advertise their machines and technology, seek new partners while fostering technical transfers, the event’s organiser said. The three-day fair is expected to attract around 200 exhibitors from Germany, Spain, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand and China. It will run from December 5-8 at the National Exhibition Construction Centre. The previous edition lured 100 domestic and foreign businesses and more than 3,000 visitors. Machinery, equipment and spare parts are among the country’s major export items over past seven months with a turnover … [Read more...] about Ha Noi to host Contech Viet Nam 2018
Mr. Ibnu Hadi, Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam. (Photo: CPV)The image of Indonesia and activities in the Asian Games 2018 have been promoted to Vietnamese people through live music, Indonesian and modern dance performances and exciting games.The event was open for the public and attended by Indonesian citizens living in Hanoi, representatives of Embassies in Hanoi, foreign visitors and attracted hundreds of Vietnamese people to participate, especially in the street dance “Gemu Famire” and “Poco Poco”. Besides the “Asian Games 2018 Promotion Day”, the Embassy of Indonesia also implemented the Road shows with bicycles taking place on the main streets around Hoan Kiem District on August 10th 2018.Photo: CPVThe activities hosted by the Embassy of Indonesia in Hanoi spreads out the messages to promote the fair-play spirit and supports to the ASIAD-18 participating sport teams. With the spirit of the “Energy of Asia”, which illustrates the … [Read more...] about Spreading out the messages of promoting the fair-play spirit.
The 29th Diplomatic Conference was held in Hanoi in August 2016 (Photo: VNA) The diplomatic conference, which was initiated in 1957, convenes every two years. Since its 27th edition, a national conference of foreign affairs has coincided with the diplomatic conference to offer a chance for leaders of localities nationwide to discuss the country’s foreign affairs. The diplomatic conference is an important opportunity for the diplomatic sector to reach a consensus on awareness, resolve and action to effectively implement the Party and State’s foreign policy. The 30th edition is expected to discuss measures to maintain the effective implementation of the 12th National Party Congress’s resolution, which emphasised the tasks of protecting national independence, sovereignty, unification and territorial integrity, maintaining peace and stability to serve national development, expanding diplomatic relations, effectively implementing international integration and continuing … [Read more...] about 30th Diplomatic Conference to be held on August 12th-17th
Visitors at the Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam 2017. This year the exhibition will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 19-22. — VNS Photo The 13th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam 2018) will be held next month in HCM City. Covering a total display area of 10,000sq.m, Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam will have 600 booths featuring a wide range of the latest pharmaceutical products, drug manufacturing and packaging machinery, diagnostic equipment, healthcare and rehabilitation equipment, surgical instruments, beauty care equipment and products, among others. The expo has attracted leading Vietnamese brands such as Armepharco, Hậu Giang Pharmaceutical JSC, Pymepharco, Savipharm, Tien Tuan, Vikomed, Vietmed, Tan Mai Thanh, Tai Phat, Ultrasun, Bimed and PPL. More than 100 foreign exhibitors from 25 countries and regions such as Belgium, … [Read more...] about HCM City to host international pharma and healthcare exhibition