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.
We’ve compiled a list of quotes from celebrities who have all visited Việt Nam.
David Clark served in the US marines in Đà Nẵng decades ago, now the city is his second home.
Gỏi củ hũ dừa (coconut core) salad is a specialty of Bến Tre, the home of coconuts in Việt Nam. Củ hũ dừa can be found in the tops of the trees, hidden inside the branches.
The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.
Gà nướng đất sét (grilled chicken wrapped in clay) is a delicious speciality of Việt Nam’s southwestern region thanks to its special and aromatic flavour, according to culinary expert Lê Kim Chi.
Many people at the bottom of Dâu Mountain once made pots from clay, that had the colour of earth. Now only ten families still make them.
Tương Bần (soya sauce) has been a delicacy of northern Việt Nam since the end of the 19th century.