Visitors refill free drinking water at a ticket counter in Hoi An City. The ancient city has launched free drinking water system. — VNS Photo Son Ca Director of the city’s Culture and Sports Centre, Vo Phung told Việt Nam News that the system will be officially for use from June 19 at the entrance ticket counters to the Old Quarter. … [Read more...] about Hoi An installs drinking water taps to serve tourists
Secondary drinking water regulations
I don't see anything wrong about the habit of hanging along for beer after work of many Vietnamese, as long as they're making it to work the next day on time and not inconveniencing their colleagues. Good sides of drinking, I suppose, include making people feel more at ease and comfortable and helping them relax. But we quickly cross into the bad side of drinking when we can't remember the night before, are mean, rude or abusive to our loved ones, and of course, driving after too many. It's a terrible shame how much drinking and driving are related. I think the Vietnamese government should find a way to crack down on drunk driving - it would save a lot of lives, hassle, stress, and grief. … [Read more...] about What do expats think about Vietnamese’s drinking habit?
The nano-Bioreactors put on To Lich River. Photo cafeF.vn Dr Tadashi Yamamura, president of the Japan Environment and Trade Promotion Organisation (JETRO), the group cleaning the polluted To Lich, yesterday send a letter to the Prime Minister, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ha Noi’s People’s Committee to delay the termination of the trial cleaning project until September 17. … [Read more...] about Water discharge sweeps away good microbacteria on To Lich River
Khuất Việt Hùng, vice chairman of the National Committee on Traffic Safety, said putting Decree 100 into practice had demonstrated the determination of authorities to stop drink driving. Ten years ago, the regulation on wearing helmets was enforced amid controversy. Now an estimated 15,000 lives had been saved and 500,000 head injuries had been prevented. This helped the country save a staggering US$5.3 billion. … [Read more...] about Fermented fruit not an issue for drink driving ban
Traffic police in Ky Anh Town, Ha Tinh Province, located in north-central Vietnam, levied VND128 million (US$5,512) in fines on 51 drunk driving cases from January 1 to 7, Lieutenant Colonel Ha Phi Hoang, chief of the local traffic police unit, said on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Foreigner fined for drinking and then cycling in Vietnam