The committee in May submitted a proposal to the central government that would allow it to approve public service product sectors that Vietnam has not yet regulated in their economic-technical norms and unit prices, including the electric bus routes to be run by VinBus. … [Read more...] about Hanoi considers putting electric buses into service
This national disaster has got me thinking. Is karaoke something we – foreigners – have the right to complain about? I’ve been living here on and off for over a decade, and I’ve experienced nothing but gracious hospitality from the Vietnamese. I’ve not once been made to feel like I don’t belong. Every day I have warm and genuine encounters that would put my own country people to shame. There’s nowhere else in the world I’d rather live. … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
Deputy Chairman of Binh Thanh District People’s Committee Ho Phuong emphasized that Xuyen Tam canal renewal is included in the district’s resolution defining as one of key construction of the period 2020-2025 which manifested the Party committee and the administration’s determination in performing urban renewal for residents’ better living quality. … [Read more...] about District administrations take heed of urban renewal, tackle pollution
The Vietnam Environment Administration has announced the air quality index measured at the monitoring stations in the northern, central and southern regions in August. The results show that the index of the fine particles in most urban areas stayed within safe levels. However, in late August, the air quality worsened. Despite being in safe levels, the fine particle index in Hanoi was higher than in other urban areas. The air quality index on Hang Dau Street fell to an unsafe level on August 27 while other stations reported normal to good air quality. The air quality in Tan Mai Ward, Hoang Mai District, was good for a whole month. The air quality in the northern region often worsens starting from September, especially fine particle pollution. There may be heavy waves of air pollution. … [Read more...] about Fine particles pollution worsens in the north
Hà Nội installed an air monitoring system in 2016 to control air pollution. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has managed and operated a system of 35 automatic air monitoring stations. In addition, the department is implementing a project of building 15 fixed air environmental monitoring stations, integrating three radioactive monitoring devices; one radioactive monitoring device on automatic surface water monitoring station, six underground water monitoring stations; five water monitoring stations and complete the environmental monitoring network in the city in 2021. … [Read more...] about Hà Nội working hard to combat air pollution