When the temperature starts to drop to 20 degrees Celsius, little sidewalk furnaces are fired up to cook winter snacks: pancakes with banana, sweet potatoes, and in recent years, sweet corn.
The National Assembly (NA) this morning approved the Resolution on socio-economic development plan for the year 2020, targeting 6.8 per cent GDP growth and improvements to national competitiveness.
Ousmane Dione, Country Director for the World Bank in Việt Nam, suggests adopting an action plan to tackle pollution and pursue greener growth.
The festival will open with a traditional performance by an art troupe from Gongwon Province and singer Kim Dong-jun, a member of boy band ZE:A.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang has undertaken four coastal afforestation projects, planting mangroves, to prevent erosion, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.