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Philippines tightens security ahead of ASEAN, East Asia summits

Philippine soldiers (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Philippine security is on high alert ahead of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asia summits and related meetings scheduled for November 10-14 in Manila and Clark city. Nearly 60,000 soldiers and policemen will be deployed around the two host cities to ensure the safety ... Read More »

Domestic rubbish keeps piling up

VietNamNet Bridge – Domestic waste management and treatment has been a pressing issue for rural areas in Viet Nam for many years. Rubbish piles up on the side of a road next to a paddy field in the Tien Lu District of Hung Yen Province. Domestic waste treatment is a critical issue for rural areas in Viet Nam. — VNA/VNS ... Read More »

Struggle to manage Muong Phang forest

VietNamNet Bridge – Management of the Muong Phang forest in the northern mountain province of Dien Bien had faced a number of difficulties, said Nguyen Viet Cuong, director of the Muong Phang Forest and Environment Management Board. An area of the Muong Phang special use forest in the northern province of Dien Bien. — Photo vov.vn The forest has a ... Read More »

Rubbish surrounds Long Bien Bridge

Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh District is one of the most famous bridges in Hanoi and attracts many visitors. However, the surrounding water is being severely polluted by a vast amount of rubbish. According to the locals, the bridge’s surrounding has been littered with rubbish for years and the areas near the river bank have been clogged with ... Read More »

Winners of APEC 2017 poster contest announced

The first prize went to Do Trung Kien from Hanoi. Other awards presented at the event included two second, three third and 14 consolation prizes. On the occasion, the Grassroots Culture Department published DVDs and a collection of four posters serving public promotion on the APEC Vietnam Year 2017. The competition ran from December 30, 2016 to February 28, 2017, ... Read More »

Canadian PM looks to advance ties with Vietnam

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau (Source: VNA) Ottawa (VNA) – Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau said on November 2 that he expects to meet with Vietnam’s leaders to advance various important issues. “Canada and Vietnam’ relationship is anchored in strong people-to-people connections and has expanded greatly in the last forty years,” Trudeau said. “I look forward to meeting with ... Read More »

Canadian PM looks to advance ties with Vietnam

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau (Source: VNA) Ottawa (VNA) – Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau said on November 2 that he expects to meet with Vietnam’s leaders to advance various important issues. “Canada and Vietnam’ relationship is anchored in strong people-to-people connections and has expanded greatly in the last forty years,” Trudeau said. “I look forward to meeting with ... Read More »