As China continues to stick at its zero-COVID policy and impose strict preventive measures on people and goods coming into the country, Vietnamese authorities are putting forward solutions to ease trade bottlenecks at border gates
HCM City has been piloting a free-of-charge motorbike emission test to remove old and poor quality vehicles from the roads, reducing emissions into the air and improving environmental quality. However, there have been some bumps in the road.
Việt Nam has more than 170,000 trucks and nearly 53,000 coaches that are deemed past their shelf life and should not be driven, but most are still on the road.
In a small house in the port city of Hải Phòng, a middle-aged woman is meticulously creating petals from a recycled plastic bag to gradually create a flower painting made entirely from recycled materials.
At the age of 87, mechanic Vũ Hữu Lê is still working tirelessly to design machines and tools for farmers.
The capital's residents have found different ways to support seasonal workers and people living in difficult situations during the strict social distancing and even after that.