The 10-kilometre Nhiêu Lộc-Thị Nghè Canal running through districts 1, 3, Tân Bình, Phú Nhuận, and Bình Thạnh in HCM City has become a popular place for sightseeing, taking photos and doing exercises.
The Trà Vinh Province People’s Committee has approved the construction of two embankment projects worth a total of VNĐ260 billion (US$11 million) to prevent river and coastal erosion.
The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.
With 172 recognised relics and 97 heritage sites, HCM City boasts a wealth of culture. The city plans to spend millions of dollars preserving and promoting its rich history over the next few years, San Hà reports.
The model is developing extensively in the country, and experts have lauded its ability to increase forest recover, limit deforestation and create income from forests for local people.
Provinces in low-lying areas in the Mekong Delta are at risk of heavy flooding due to water from upstream coupled with quickly rising tides, especially in Kiên Giang, An Giang, Đồng Tháp and Long An provinces.
Việt Nam’s coastal areas planning and management have not been effective enough in the past years, leaving marine economics potential not fully tapped and community’s access to these natural areas limited, while environment pollution is becoming more and more serious.
Quảng Ninh Province’s local authorities requested the suspension of land use conversions and land transfers in Vân Đồn District until the National Assembly adopts the Law on Special Administrative Economic Zones later this month.
A new night market has been set up in the ancient town of Hội An to cater to the shopping needs of visitors.