New urban planning tool protects communities and critical infrastructure across Southeast Asian nation.
The 340,000 residents of the coastal city of Hue in central Vietnam enjoy a slower pace when compared to the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Hue holds both cultural and economic significance, and is home to the imperial grounds and residences of the Nguyen Dynasty, a major tourist attraction and UNESCO World Heritage Site. To be continue
Increased mobility: A three-wheel motorbike driver (left) from the DRP centre serves his passenger, who uses a wheel chair, with a cheap ride in a street in downtown HCM City. — Photos Courtesy DRP centre
VNS – Since most public infrastructure facilities are designed without the needs of people with disabilities in mind, their difficulties in traversing big city streets, entering buildings and enjoying outdoor recreational areas are magnified. Thankfully, some new initiatives are helping them navigate their home cities with greater ease. Le Huong reports. Đọc tiếp
Vietnam is the most investment worthy place in ASEAN – this is a common response of many foreign investors when being asked about their investment plan in the upcoming years.
This is not an exaggeration about Vietnam’s current investment environment as well as its potentiality but is in fact based on valid and practical grounds, where improved economic diversification, international integration, reformed investment legislation and good economic policy must be counted.
After suddenly owning a very big sum of money through selling land when land fever swept through Phu Quoc Island, many farmers and fishermen could only enjoy the rich life for a short time due to their lack of skills in managing cash.
In recent years, more young people have volunteered to offer free guidance to tourists, particularly foreigners, in several touristy cities in Vietnam, which helps create a friendlier image for the country’s tourism sector.
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A grower is seen harvesting her hydroponically produced veggies. – Tuoi Tre
In recent years, a number of farming businesses in the resort town of Da Lat and its neighboring areas have turned to hydroponics, or cultivation of plants in a nutrient liquid with or without a supporting medium, in a bid to produce safe, quality greens.
With the devaluation of the Chinese yuan on Tuesday sparking fears of a global currency war, Vietnamese exporters also face immediate concerns as their goods are now more expensive in China, their major exporting market.