The Hanoitimes - Coming to Ba Vi countryside farm in Van Hoa commune, Ba Vi district, Hanoi, tourists will immerse themselves in nature and have opportunities to play the farmers. The road to the farm doesn’t have many bends and green trees lined up are drenched with night dew. On two sides of the road, colorful wildflowers with small petals look like waving to welcome visitors. Only 65km from the center of Hanoi, the countryside farm is located on a nice little hill, leaning against the Ba Vi mountain range. It has the unique agricultural terrain including forests, hills, mountains, ponds, streams and river which represents the Red River wet rice civilization, one of the ancient world civilizations. The countryside farm is located on a nice little hill, leaning against Ba Vi mountain range Looking down from the farm, tourists admire the terraced fields created by the Muong ethnic people. Behind is the endless green of the primeval forest in Ba Vi … [Read more...] about Playing a farmer at Ba Vi countryside farm, unique educational experience
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Residents of Xuan Hoa ward in Phuc Yen, a city in Vinh Phuc province, almost had a chance to share in the joy as the capital city celebrates its expansion. The legacy of a time several decades ago when Xuan Hoa was part of Hanoi can still be seen in the name of Hanoi Education University II, which is located here. Later generations might ask why a Hanoi college is situated in Vinh Phuc province. The answer is simple: the ward where the institution is located used to be a part of the capital city. Ten years after the geographical boundary expansion came into effect, Hanoi has recorded many social and economic achievements. To date, many still cast doubt over the decision but clearly there are many positives. Had Ha Tay province not been merged into Hanoi, would progress on the Thang Long Boulevard and National Highway have been expedited so that they became main arteries connecting the city centre to its western areas as they are today? The communities of ethnic minority people in Ba Vi … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for Hanoi in the next ten years?
Bach Dang bridge connecting Hanoi-Hai Phong expressway and Quang Ninh province(Photo: baoquangninh.com.vn)The Vietnam Association of Realtors said the Quang Ninh, especially Ha Long City, has emerged as an appealing destination for real estate investors. Endowed with natural advantages for sea and island tourism, Ha Long is not only an ideal tourist attraction but it is also a magnet for property investment. Many giant real estate developers like Vingroup, SunGroup, FLC, BIM Group and CEO Group are pouring more capital into this potential land. An array of real estate projects have cast a new look for the locality, including BIM Group’s 230-hectare Ha Long Marina urban area. The group earmarked USD2 billion into the complex, which comprises Halong Marine Plaza shopping centre, CGV cinema, children entertainment zone Tini World, beaches, pools, apartment blocks along with rows of shop houses and town houses. Meanwhile, the 214-hectare Sun World Ha Long Complex developed by … [Read more...] about Infrastructure gives breath of fresh air into Quang Ninh’s property…
The real estate sector in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, which is a pillar of the economic triangle of Hanoi-Hai Phong-Quang Ninh, has become more attractive to investors thanks to the robust development of local infrastructure, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vu Van Dien. Bach Dang bridge connecting Hanoi-Hai Phong expressway and Quang Ninh province will give a new boost to transport infrastructure in Quang Ninh - Photo: baoquangninh.com.vn The Vietnam Association of Realtors said the Quang Ninh, especially Ha Long City, has emerged as an appealing destination for real estate investors. Theo VNA … [Read more...] about Infrastructure gives breath of fresh air into Quang Ninh’s property market
Viet Nam News GENEVA — More than 90 per cent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually. Fresh data from the UN health body showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is far worse in poorer countries. "Air pollution threatens us all, but the poorest and most marginalised people bear the brunt of the burden," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement. WHO’s study, which examined health-hazardous levels of both outdoor and household air pollution, found that "around seven million people die every year from exposure to fine particles in polluted air". More than 90 per cent of deaths linked to air pollution occur in low- or middle-income countries, mainly in Asia and Africa, it found. "This is a very dramatic problem that we are facing," Maria Neira, the head of the … [Read more...] about Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO