green school model

Japanese real estate giant Nomura invests in Ecopark

Nomura Real Estate Development Company Limited has agreed to participate in a condominium housing project within the Ecopark project, a large-scale development project undertaken by local developer Ecopark Corporation Joint Stock Company in Hà Nội.

HCM City expands 'green school' model

HCM City is expanding the "green school model" at all educational levels as part of its effort to raise awareness about environmental protection through energy saving, recycling, and waste separation at source.

Women with strong wills

They are beautiful, emotional and vulnerable like other women. Yet their strong determination and bravery have made them special, and given the assets they need to fulfill heavy tasks usually associated with men.


Villagers benefit from reviving natural farming practices

A group of farmers in Thanh Đông Village, nestled in the busy suburban tourist destination of Hội An's Cẩm Thanh Commune, have transformed their land into a healthy organic garden and a favourite rendezvous for nature lovers by moving away from their prolonged use of pesticides and fertiliser.


An Giang targets organic agriculture development

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has targeted shifting from traditional agricultural production, which is heavily dependent on fertilisers and chemicals, to more sustainable production and organic standards, said a provincial official. 


Vietnamese youth clamour for training

A vocational school that provides free cookery courses of international standard for underprivileged young people following the model of Germany’s dual vocational training system, was set up by Francis Nguyễn Văn Hội, a Vietnamese German chef and businessman.


City kids inspired by aquaponic gardens

Fifth-grader Huỳnh Ngọc Thảo has learned how to grow plants in an unconventional way by watering, tending and harvesting organic vegetables in a greenhouse on her school’s rooftop in HCM City.


Students sweep awards at green contest

Students from Tuyên Quang and Lào Cai provinces swept the first prizes in the Green Creativeness Contest held to unearth outstanding environmental protection ideas and models.