Locals are looking to farm owners and management to face up to their responsibilities in caring for environments such as ponds and lakes Tung showed the overflowing drains around the farm, saying the pollution has seriously impacted the lives of local people. “Especially on rainy days, a lot of black, reeking wastewater flows back up onto the road and into the ponds. Even on sunny and dry days like today, some wastewater still seeps all over the road and into the ponds,” he said. … [Read more...] about Pig farm fuss highlights foul plight
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Hanoi (VNA) – The number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam remains at 1,537 as no new infections were reported between 6pm on January 16 and 6pm on January 17. That includes 693 cases of domestic transmission, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. As of January 17, 1,380 patients have recovered from the disease while the number of related fatalities is still kept at 35. Ten of those still under treatment have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, once, another ten twice, and ten others thrice. There are 17,954 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions in quarantine at present./. … [Read more...] about No new COVID-19 cases to report, tally stays unchanged on Jan. 17
Quang Binh (VNA) – Work started on a five-star hotel complex and an international convention centre, two key components of the FLC Quang Binh Beach and Golf Resort (FLC Quang Binh), in Quang Ninh district, the central province of Quang Binh, on January 17. The 500-room FLC Grand Hotel consists of two buildings, offering first-class facilities, such as an infinity pool, international-standard restaurants, a sky bar and cigar lounge, and an outdoor stage, said Vice Chairwoman of FLC Group Huong Tran Kieu Dung at the ground-breaking ceremony. The FLC Quang Binh International Convention Centre, meanwhile, is expected to become the province’s leading multifunctional conference centre with a hall providing nearly 1,200 seats. The 2,000-ha FLC Quang Binh has a total investment of 20 trillion VND (864.1 million USD). It will run the length of the province’s 5-km beach and own a six-star villa resort complex and high-class golf courses. Quang Binh is dubbed the "Kingdom of … [Read more...] about Work starts on FLC Quang Binh Beach and Golf Resort
Travelers visit Mot Thoang Viet Nam Tourist Area on January 16. Miniatures in the 20-ha park present to visitors natural landscapes, traditional crafts, and rural daily activities of local people in the North, South, Central and Central Highlands, inspiring the love of the homeland, culture, and history of the country in Vietnamese young people, and increasing awareness of environmental protection. … [Read more...] about HCMC’s tourist spot reopens for visitors
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.