Hà Nội authorities have set an ambitious plan to wipe out plastic bags from all wet markets by the end of 2023. But using these environment-harmful products has been people’s habits for years, many vendors are concerned the goal is too hard to achieve.
Cự Đà Village in Hà Nội's Thanh Oai District is famous for making vermicelli - an essential ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. As the Lunar New Year approaches, businesses are switching up gears to meet the high demand for this arrowroot noodle.
Improving service quality by promoting the application of information technology and digital transformation in a bid to building a smart water supply system is among key goals of the water supply and drainage industry in the coming years, Standing Vice President of the Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association Trần Anh Tuấn has affirmed.
Hà Nội administration will stand shoulder to shoulder with local enterprises to together remove obstacles while the economy is forecast to face many difficulties from now until the first quarter of next year.
As English has become more and more popular in Việt Nam as a foreign language, training centres have sprung up in major cities like Hà Nội and Hồ Chí Minh City. But for many schools in disadvantaged areas like Hà Giang, there is a severe lack of teachers. In some primary schools, as many as 70 children have to cramp into a small class to join online lessons led by teachers based elsewhere. A lot more needs to be done to ensure equal opportunity for all and no student is left behind.