Updated  
March, 17 2014 08:10:00

Hue, Da Lat nominated for green city awards

Da Lat City. — File Photo

THUA THIEN – HUE (VNS)– Green Hue and Da Lat cities have been nominated to receive the third ASEAN environmentally sustainable cities award.

The award will honour 10 green cities from countries in the Association of South East Asia Nations.

The announcement will be made at the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Environment, to be held in Lao in September, based upon profiles submitted by city authorities.

The award is designed to increase public awareness about the environment and attract environmental investment programmes into the cities. - VNS


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

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

Highlight

PM meets acclaimed local mathematician PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference

The East Sea dispute will continue in the near future and urgent solutions should be found to manage the conflict and resolve it without force or the threat to use force and protect the rights of fishermen in traditional fishing grounds, an international conference that opened in HCM City yesterday agreed.

Police look into scam claims at pagoda Police look into scam claims at pagoda

Police are investigating rumors that a pagoda in Long Bien District is selling children for adoption.

A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

Customs officials have arrested a Chinese woman and a Vietnamese man at Suvarnabhumi Airport after they allegedly tried to smuggle out elephant tusks and ivory products worth about BAT9 million.

Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.