The Hanoitimes - For building new-style rural areas, Hanoi will keep achieving and over-fulfilling the 19 criteria on different aspects, aiming to boost the development of rural regions in Vietnam. Two more districts in Hanoi meet standards of new-style rural area Hanoi strives to have all rural districts meet new-style criteria by 2025, Chairman of the city's People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a recent conference reviewing the ten-year implementation of the national target program on building new-style rural areas. Regarding the key task in the near future, Chung said that Hanoi strives to keep developing agriculture into a high-value commodity production by 2020, achieving an average agricultural growth of 3.5-4% per year. Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung speaks at the conference. Photo: Thanh Hai For building new-style rural areas, a term that refers to building rural areas into modern ones, Hanoi will keep … [Read more...] about Hanoi strives to have 100% modernized rural districts by 2025
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The Hanoitimes - Hanoi will ensure safe and sustainable water supply to adapt to climate change, so that water supplied to urban and rural areas meets the Ministry of Health’s standards on drinkable water. Hanoi moves to expand clean water supply system by 2020 Hanoi Department of Construction to be in charge of rural clean water Hanoi to supply more clean water to rural areas Hanoi strives to supply clean water for 100% of population living downtown, in satellite urban areas and rural districts by 2030, Director of the Hanoi Construction Department Le Van Duc said at the Hanoi People's Council’s meeting on July 10. He noted that in the past time, Hanoi city has seen rapid socio-economic development and urbanization, which lead to increasing demand for clean water. Illustrative photo The demand for water in the time ahead is predicted to grow considerably, so it is necessary to recalculate the water demand and improve the water supply to meet the … [Read more...] about 100% of Hanoi’s residents to have access to clean water by 2030
The workshop in Hanoi on May 24 updates participants on the implementation of the project on promoting the investment market for energy efficiency in the industrial sector (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – More than 100 energy saving solutions have been proposed under a project funded by the Government of the Republic of Korea to promote the investment market for energy efficiency in Vietnam’s industrial sector. After surveying energy-saving technologies at more than 2,400 businesses, the project selected 10 firms to conduct energy audits. They operate in different fields, including the production of paper, animal food, steel, cement, chemical, and garment-textiles, as well as oil refining, according to the Department of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Through these audits, 108 energy-saving solutions have been proposed. By carrying out these solutions, businesses can save about 78,000 USD in energy costs, or 4.8 … [Read more...] about Over 100 energy saving solutions proposed for businesses
VietNamNet Bridge - Amazon, the giant sales platform with 300 million buyer accounts worldwide, is seeking suppliers in Vietnam. Vietnam's Gold Star balm is sold on Amazon After announcing a cooperation program in January 2019, the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) and Amazon will select 100 businesses in targeted industries which have products satisfying Amazon’s requirements, and put their products on Amazon’s online sale network. After announcing a cooperation program in January 2019, the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) and Amazon will select 100 businesses in targeted industries which have products satisfying Amazon’s requirements, and put their products on Amazon’s online sale network. He noted that Vietnam has advantages in household-use appliances, textiles & garments, footwear and handicraft products, which sell very well on Amazon. RELATED NEWS Will there be an Amazon-Alibaba duel in Vietnam? Vietnam to utilise … [Read more...] about Will Amazon find 100 suppliers in Vietnam?
The three cities are respectively ranked 39th, 51st and 53rd in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2018. The annual Top City Destinations Ranking report, compiled by the global business intelligence firm, notes that Saigon is expected to receive 5.8 million foreign visitors this year, up 5.9 percent against a year earlier. It has overtaken some of world’s leading cities like Beijing (54th), Sydney (55th), Chiang Mai (64th), Kyoto (67th) and Melbourne (76th). Hanoi will welcome an estimated 4.6 million visitors, while Ha Long, home to the world famous bay of the same name in north Vietnam, expects 4.4 million arrivals, up 8 percent and 12 percent year-on-year, respectively. Foreign tourists walk around the Hanoi's Old Quarter. Photo by Shutterstocks/Minhhue The Telegraph recently recommended Hanoi as an amazing food destination, while Ho Chi Minh City has cracked various lists of top destinations for solo and retiree travelers, including being named by priceoftravel.com … [Read more...] about Three Vietnam hotspots among 100 most visited cities