Authorities in the capital had planned to move 117 polluting facilities out of the inner city to make space for public schools, parking lots and public spaces.
A small area in Tề Lỗ, a village in Yên Lạc District, gathers tens of thousands of old cars, excavators, bulldozers, and cranes which are waiting to be dismantled and classified for reuse.
Making knives is a job that needs people to be both calm and angry. Angry to do the hard work of working with iron when a fire is very hot and calm to be able to make a knife very carefully. People in Phúc Sen Village in the northern province of Cao Bằng have been making knives for a long, long time. There are around two hundred households who make a living out of it.
Urbanisation in rural areas has caused many traditional craft villages to shrink over the years.
If you were to Google the phrase “no-nonsense footballer” the picture that should appear on your screen would be that of Tony Adams, the former Arsenal captain who made 504 appearances for the north London club between 1983 and 2002.
The ancient town of Hội An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Phúc Sen Village in the northern province of Cao Bằng is home to about 350 blacksmiths of the Nùng An ethnic minority.