Updated  
March, 27 2014 10:09:02

Saving power

Saving Electricity to Promote Earth Hour

Danish Ambassador John Nielsen rides a bicycle in downtown Ha Noi together with 300 youth union members from Electricity of Viet Nam to launch the Month of Saving Electricity to Promote Earth Hour. During Earth Hour, starting at 8.30pm on March 31, people and enterprises are encouraged to turn off unecessary lights and electricity equipment for an hour. In 2009, the first time Viet Nam joined Earth Hour, Ha Noi reportedlty saved 56.640kWh of electricity and last year that reached 219.000kWh. — VNS Photo Thai Ha


Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.