“Second Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal” in the pipeline The Saigon Times A scene of Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal - PHOTOS: THANH HOA The project to improve the water environment of the Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal system is one of the most ambitious environmental endeavors in HCMC since 1975. Once the most polluted canal system in this city, Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe, which used to be lined with slums on its bank and whose unmistakably pungent smell was unbearable, has undergone a sweeping change to become a symbol of the efforts to improve environmental pollution in HCMC. Now that the preparations for the project to clean up and renovate the environment of the Tham Luong Canal – Ben Cat – Nuoc Len Canal system is being completed, it is expected to become another Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal system, reported Tuoi Tre newspaper. Stretching on a total length of 33 kilometers, the Tham Luong Canal – Ben Cat – Nuoc Len Canal system is the longest of its kind in HCMC. The system runs … [Read more...] about “Second Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal” in the pipeline
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The bodhi tree stands guarding Lương Văn Chánh Temple in Phú Hòa District, Phú Yên Province, one of the National Heritage trees of Việt Nam. An old temple against an ageing tree gives people a sense of firm background, stability and tranquillity, and is a classic rural Vietnamese landscape.VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà It's still early in the summer and Hà Nội's skies are a crystal clear blue as far as the eyes can see. Increased air pollution in recent years has made a blue sky a rare sight in Viet Nam's capital, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on all aspects of life, one area where it may have a silver lining is environmental protection. Lockdowns across the world have led to drops in emissions and therefore air pollution, while the global nature of the crisis could just jolt humanity into a long-needed awakening to the need to counter the unfolding climate crisis. The trees of a historical temple in Hà Nội's Tây Hồ District provide a … [Read more...] about Securing humanity’s future, one tree at a time
In recent days, Internet users in Vietnam have encountered problems using international services such as downloading content and images on Facebook, sending gmail or watching YouTube. APG and AAE-1 are two of the five undersea cable routes that account for most of the Internet connection capacity from Vietnam to the world, along with three other undersea cables, namely AAG, IA and SMW3. (illustrative image) Internet service providers (ISPs) in Vietnam told VietNamNet that two of five undersea cable routes that account for most of the Internet connection capacity from Vietnam to the world have been interrupted. Specifically, the Asia Africa Europe 1 (AAE-1) undersea fiber optic cable had a problem on the morning of May 26. The operator detected a voltage drop on the S1H branch of the AAE-1 route. According to the initial assessment, there was an error causing a partial break of the fiber on the S1H.1 segment of the cable route. ISPs in Vietnam have not … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s Internet affected by broken undersea cable route
Edge computing is an important key to enterprises’ IT infrastructure strategies and the digital economy. A recent survey by TRA found that 51 percent of IT experts in Asia Pacific have begun applying hybrid IT solutions, combining edge computing, public cloud computing and on-premises infrastructure. Edge computing was chosen by more than 1,100 CTOs as the priority task for the next 12 months. The deployment of edge computing has been going strongly in neighboring markets, according to the report. 79 percent of surveyed institutions in Indonesia have applied edge computing, or have understanding about edge computing. Many of them have been applying edge solutions for advanced projects as well. Meanwhile, Thai businesses plan to step up the use of edge computing in the next 24 months for customers’ experience-oriented projects. TRA’s report confirmed the superiority of the positive effects of these solutions. As much as 72 percent surveyed subjects recognized the benfits of … [Read more...] about How can businesses use edge computing effectively?
Riot police stand guard near a prison during a demonstration by protesters against the military coup in Naypyitaw, on Feb 15, 2021. — AFP/VNA Photo NEW YORK — A Vietnamese diplomat has reiterated the call to immediately end violence in Myanmar, restore trust, begin dialogue and conciliation, and implement the five-point consensus reached by ASEAN leaders in April this year. The international community should continue assisting Myanmar and creating a favourable environment for the implementation of these targets in line with fundamental principles of international law and the UN Charter, Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, told the UN General Assembly’s meeting on June 18 (US time), during which a resolution on the situation in Myanmar was adopted. Quý expressed his deep concerns about clashes and attacks in recent weeks which killed many people, underlining that civilians in Myanmar must be protected from the risk of an all-out civil … [Read more...] about Việt Nam emphasises need to immediately end violence in Myanmar
Norway provides US$1.3 million for waste management project in Vietnam The Saigon Times A sanitation employee works at a garbage dump. Norway and UNDP have launched a new project to scale up integrated and inclusive waste management models in Vietnam - PHOTO: VNA HCMC - The Government of Norway will provide US$1.3 million for a project to scale up integrated and inclusive waste management models by empowering the informal sector and fostering the circular economy in Vietnam. The Norwegian Embassy in Vietnam and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed an agreement for the project on June 17. This three-year project is aimed at deploying and testing interventions, including direct support for informal waste workers and a management model in the fishery sector. It will also foster an ecosystem-level approach of value chains through the establishment of the Material Recovery Facility, which will be piloted in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province. The … [Read more...] about Norway provides US$1.3 million for waste management project in Vietnam