A ceremony to launch the 2013 Earth Hour campaign in Ho Chi Minh City was held in the Cultural Youth House on March 3.
Vietnam’s giant mobile service provider Vinaphone announced on July 12 its mobile service on a number of international flights.
The Earth Hour 2012 campaign, with the slogan ‘I Will if You Will’ calling for different organisations, businesses and people to act against global climate change, put on events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on March 31.
Saturday, March 31, from 8.30 to 9.30pm is "Earth Hour", the biggest voluntary, unified, global conservation effort in the world.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on March 25 as part of the 2012 Earth Hour campaign to raise public awareness of energy saving and environmental protection.
Many families and businesses have started using energy-saving products to cope with the soaring prices of electricity, petrol, and gas. However, there remain certain snags in developing renewable energy in Vietnam.
The capital city Hanoi will switch off its lighting systems from 20h30-21h30 on March 26 to support this year’s Earth Hour.
Thousands of Vietnamese people will turn off their lights and electrical equipment for one hour, starting from 8.30 pm on March 26 in response to the 2011 Earth Hour.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Vietnam announced the Earth Hour 2010 programme in HCM City on March 3.
Artists from 11 countries and territories will take part in the festival entitled “Hanoi sound stuff” being held at the Vietnam exhibition centre for culture and art.
Ho Chi Minh City will take part in the annual international event, Earth Hour, from 8.30pm to 9.30pm on March 28, 2009, said Nguyen Van Phuoc, Vice Director of the Municipal Department of Natural Resources and the Environment.
Hanoi will join 1,000 other cities from around the world and turn off electrical equipment for an hour on March 28 in response to a global campaign to minimise the impact of global warming.
Domestic customers will turn off the lights and take less hot showers to cope with power price hikes scheduled for next month, but businesses won’t find it so easy to save on the job or absorb the costs.