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HCM City CPI up 0.43 percent in September

HCM City CPI up 0.43 percent in September

Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in September increased 0.43% from the previous month, and 2.71% from the same month last year, the municipal Statistics Office reported on September 24.

Ecosystem in environmental incident-affected provinces recovers

Ecosystem in environmental incident-affected provinces recovers

Indicators relating to the sea water quality in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces are mostly within allowable limits, with the contents of iron, phenol and cyanide declining remarkably, heard a conference in Hanoi on September 20.

HCM City wrestles with high tide

HCM City wrestles with high tide

Residents of Ho Chi Minh City have struggled to deal with the highest tides since the beginning of this year, which hit the southern hub on September 19.

Children’s love of the environment nurtured

Children’s love of the environment nurtured

Starting the new school year, fourth-graders from the Hanoi Academy primary school had a chance to join in some very interesting and meaningful activities: making handbags from old newspapers and growing black-bean plants in pretty colourful pots made from plastic bottles.

Vietnam’s other puppetry art

Vietnam’s other puppetry art

VOV.VN - Bao Ha village in Haiphong province has a long history of creating and performing puppets. Here, two types of puppetry co-exist: water and non-water puppetry.

Long An calls for investment in 15 projects

Long An calls for investment in 15 projects

The Mekong Delta province of Long An is calling for investment in 15 projects, especially those in industrial parks and in the fields of waste water treatment, biotechnology and logistics, agriculture, transport infrastructure, and energy development.

New water puppetry theater opened in town

New water puppetry theater opened in town

Rex Sen Vang Theater will debut its first water puppetry and cultural performance program at the Vertical Garden of the five-star Rex Hotel Saigon in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City at 8 p.m. on September 17.

Hanoi to speed up ADB-backed projects

Hanoi to speed up ADB-backed projects

Hanoi will speed up the progress of Asia Development Bank (ADB)-funded projects, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung told Country Director of the bank in Vietnam Eric Sidgwick at a meeting in Hanoi on August 30.

82 percent of Hue locals access to clean water

82 percent of Hue locals access to clean water

Nearly one million people in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, or 82% of locals, have access to clean water provided by the Hue Water Supply and Construction Company (HueWACO).