Vietnamese and Danish experts and architects gathered at a seminar themed “Danish Week-Sustainable City Solutions” in Hanoi on December 12, to share experience in urban planning policies and solutions to the development of green and sustainable cities.
Two Vietnamese photographers, Than Nguyen from the central city of Da Nang and Do Thanh Nhan from southern province of Tay Ninh, have picked up awards at the 13th Orhan Holding International Photography Contest.
Encouraging private investment in green growth projects was among key topics at a conference to review mid-term implementation of the national green growth strategy in the northern region in Hanoi on December 12.
Members of the National Heritage Council have agreed to recognise Dien Hai Citadel in the central city of Da Nang as a National Special Relic.
The Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts and the Hanoi-based Goethe Institute on December 11 launched a training programme on preserving and restoring documents and items made of paper with the assistance of German conservator Monika Schneidereit-Gast.
The 11th annual Hanoi Half Marathon returned to the capital city on December 10 with the theme “Run for Bears – End Bear Farming”, attracting hundreds of runners from 43 countries.
The Mekong provinces of An Giang and Kiên Giang have worked together to efficiently use water resources, combat natural disasters and cope with their aftermath.
A 500m section of beach in Ngũ Hành Sơn District of the central city of Đà Nẵng has been seriously eroded by uninterrupted rain and rising sea waves in the last two months.
Forest rangers in central Quang Binh province on December 6 detained a man who was carrying two stripe-headed black langurs (Trachypithecus hatinhensis), listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as an endangered species.
Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stressed the need to preserve Sa Pa’s traditional culture, considering this the most important job during the transformation process.