From 2021 to 2030, Việt Nam aims to clear all road traffic accident hotspots and accident-prone sites. All new roads and those under maintenance will meet road safety criteria before opening for traffic. All new national highways and provincial highways and 75 per cent of the total length of existing highways across the country meet at least Level 3 of global road safety standards. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045.
Refusing to take responsibility for actions
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong stressed that the current Committee has weathered all the difficulties and completed the working agenda, leading the whole Party, people and army to very important achievements, leaving deep imprints and creating new trust and driving forces to bring the country into a new development period. … [Read more...] about Plenum completes preparation for Party Congress
“The Ministry of Industry and Trade, as co-chair of the TIFA Council, along with Vietnamese ministries and sectors, is willing to talk with officials at all levels of the USTR and relevant agencies, including at ministerial or working levels, in any form, to address concerns and create specific progress in outstanding problems in economic and trade relations between the two countries, in a cooperative, goodwill and constructive spirit, so that the two sides can officially end the investigations,” the ministry’s representative said. … [Read more...] about U.S. not impose tariff or sanction on Vietnam’s exports
The three ponds around the farm, which residents used to breed fish and plant vegetables around, are now filled with waste. “The farm discharges all of its waste into one of the ponds, which has an area of several hectares and is 6-7 metres deep,” said Tung, another resident. “They are growing a lot of duckweed on the surface but can’t cover it all up.” … [Read more...] about Pig farm fuss highlights foul plight
The pressure grows with the demands of society that teachers become better at their jobs without widespread access to professional development training. In the Mekong Delta not so long ago, local English teachers were being threatened with disciplinary action if they couldn’t reach the B2 standard for English teachers. Now that’s demoralizing. Fortunately, that idea was withdrawn and offers of more help have been provided. … [Read more...] about Teachers’ Day in Vietnam: Teaching the future