HCMC asks for untying knot in capital for metro line No.1

HCMC asks for untying knot in capital for metro line No.1

The Management Authority for Urban Railway of Ho Chi Minh City (MAUR) has been simultaneously implementing the metro construction projects No.1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien) and No.2 (Ben Thanh - Tham Luong). Of which, metro project No.1 is currently facing difficulties in the capital due to obstacles in administrative procedures. Recently, the People's Committee of HCMC has sent an urgent document to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to request support.
JICA provides 1,600 cold boxes for vaccine preservation for Vietnam

JICA provides 1,600 cold boxes for vaccine preservation for Vietnam

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide 1,600 cold boxes to preserve Covid-19 vaccines for Vietnam to serve the transportation of vaccines to inoculation stations, as requested by Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
The trains will be transported to Long Binh depot in Thu Duc city for assembly on June 21 and June 23. (Photo: VNA)

HCMC receives two more trains of Metro Line No.1

Two more trains with total six carriages for Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien) arrived in the city’s Khanh Hoi port from Japan on June 20.
Adoption of high technologies needs promoting for sustainable agriculture

Adoption of high technologies needs promoting for sustainable agriculture

Aquaculture is more and more developing and plays an important role in the world. The global aquaculture production is currently above 82 million tons. Of which, Vietnam has more than 4.2 million tons, standing in fourth place in the world, and the Mekong Delta accounts for about 70 percent of the total farming area and production of the country.
SIHUB cooperates with foreign startups to upgrade quality

SIHUB cooperates with foreign startups to upgrade quality

Saigon Innovation Hub - SIHUB (under Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology) held the event ‘Innovative Startup Training’ to introduce its incubated startups in 2020 to its international partners.

Yuko ( with a conical hat and Vietnamese traditional clothing) talks to residents about safe eating (Photo: SGGP)

Japanese flower helps residents in Vietnamese Central Highlands

Japanese Morita Yuko gave up her stable job in Japan and goodbye her relatives to work as a volunteer in Mang Yang district, a rural and mountainous district of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, for over ten years.
At the event (Photo: Courtesy of WB)

JICA, World Bank jointly support Vietnam to meet needs of aging population

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank today jointly launched a knowledge-sharing program to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of elderly care services as Vietnam’s population is ageing at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.