Too many environmental problems

Too many environmental problems. Vietnam suffers 50 major toxic waste scandals in 2016 - The perpetrators, 60 percent of them foregin firms, pumped untreated waste into lakes, rivers and oceans with impunity. 

Project RENEW Chuck Searcy

Chuck Searcy is a U.S. Army veteran living in Hanoi. Back in 1967, he worked in military intelligence as part of the 519th Battalion in Saigon. Today he’s an  advisor to Project RENEW, an organization he helped start in 2001 to work with the Vietnamese to clean up unexploded ordnance (UXO) and provide medical assistance, rehabilitation, and income generation.

Better services for migrants needed

Vietnam can improve migrants’ access to public services and employment by reducing the time and requirements needed to obtain ho khau, or permanent residency, according to a report issued Thursday 16/6 by the World Bank and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.

Project RENEW removes bombs

Mineclearing i Quang Tri province: Project RENEW removed Intact Tubes Of Cluster Bombs Safely from Rice Paddy Field before New Crop Starts in Vinh An Village of Cam Hieu Commune. Last week deminer died when bomb went off before time.

Vietnam's regering 9/4 2016

Overview of the new cabinet - New Prime Minister, three Deputy Prime Ministers and 18 Ministers. Vietnam has first chairwoman of parliament - Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan - won 95 percent of votes.

Vietnam kaffe - sort / sukker sua?

Hvorfor er det så svært at få en sort kaffe uden kondenseret sukkermælk i Vietnam? Det skyldes måske ikke kun almindelige høfligheder hos tjenerne, men også en ideologi der kræver nydelse, selv midt i et land hvis historie har været præget af kolonial vold og krig. Artikel af journalist Anders Ruby.

VKP's 12. kongres afsluttet

12. kongres i Vietnams Communist Party (VKP) fandt sted fra 22 til 28. januar 2016. The General Secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, was reelected.

”Turen går til Vietnam”

Anbefales varmt til alle der skal til Vietnam. Fremragende bog af eksperten Niels Fink Ebbesen. Nu i 7. udgave på 156 sider. Bogen er proppet med oplysninger om alt det man skal vide om Vietnam.

Hanoi and Saigon viewed from above

12 Rare Images Of Saigon From Above. Beautiful photos from Hanoi taken from a height of more than 200 m of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, National Assembly Building, Hanoi Flag Tower, Temple of Literature and city squares in Hanoi. ALSO Hanoi’s green areas viewed from flycams.