By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
A ceremony to start the VPBank Hanoi Marathon was held in the heart of Hanoi on October 20, with 7,000 professional and amateur athletes taking part, over 1,500 of them foreigners.
More than 8,000 domestic and foreign runners participated in the Ho Chi Minh City Marathon 2018, which was held in the city on January 14.
Mr. Daniel Lim, Chairman of immigration specialists AIMS, tells about the possibilities for Vietnamese thinking about heading overseas.
More than 2,000 athletes, both professional and amateur, as well as tourists and local people are expected to participate in the 2013 International Marathon, scheduled for September in the central coastal city of Danang.
Vietnam’s tourism industry has set a target to welcome 5.3 million international visitors, serve 30 million domestic tourists and earn VND110,000 billion by the end of 2011.