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Vietnam suspends wildlife import

Vietnam suspends wildlife import

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 23 issued a directive on urgent measures, including suspension of wildlife import, to tighten the management of wildlife.

Routes into cities overloaded as people return after Tet

Routes into cities overloaded as people return after Tet

VOV.VN - People have been returning in their droves to major cities around the country after visiting their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) and the volume of traffic is causing severe congestions at Build-Transfer-Operate (BOT) toll stations.

Workshop seeks measures to boost sustainability of APEC cities

Workshop seeks measures to boost sustainability of APEC cities

A workshop on developing the methodology for measuring and realising the sustainability of cities in the APEC region took place in Hanoi on May 13 as part of the APEC 2017 Second Senior Officials Meeting (SOM2) and related meetings.

Governance in forming dynamic, resilient cities discussed

Governance in forming dynamic, resilient cities discussed

The role of governance in forming dynamic, open and resilient cities laid at the heart of a discussion held in Hanoi on July 19 by the Construction Ministry’s City Development Agency, the Belgian Embassy and the Asian Development Fund.

Millions of dollars invested in upgrading Can Tho city

Millions of dollars invested in upgrading Can Tho city

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is investing more than US$90 million to upgrade its urban areas. Of that amount, $69.9 million is sourced from the World Bank and the remainder from the Vietnamese Government.

National orchestra to play four cities

National orchestra to play four cities

The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO), under the baton of Japanese maestro Tetsuji Honna, is set to tour four major Vietnamese cities from July 7-16.

PM: Hanoi wants to be friends with all cities across the world

PM: Hanoi wants to be friends with all cities across the world

Hanoi wants to be friends with all cities in the world for peace, friendship, cooperation, development and mutual benefit, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung affirmed while receiving foreign delegations to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Hanoi.

Day of violence hits Iraqi cities

Day of violence hits Iraqi cities

Just after the United States completed its drawdown of combat brigades in Iraq, militants on August 25 launched a wave of bombings across the country, mostly targeting security forces.

Workshop on Ecological and Economic cities

Urban planners, city mayors and senior government officials from Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Laos gathered in Ho Chi Minh City on June 7 to attend a workshop entitled “Eco2 Cities: Ecological Cities as Economic Cities”.

New air route between Da Nang and Da Lat cities

The Da Nang City People’s Committee and Lam Dong province have signed an agreement with Vietnam Airlines to re-open an air route connecting Da Nang and Da Lat, a local paper has said.