More than 8,000 traditional markets will be converted into food safety markets as the Government has assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade to amend the decree on market investment and development including the conversion of the right to exploit public property in traditional markets. Out of a total of 8,549 traditional markets, more than 8,000 markets are public property under the management of the state.
The promotion of public-private partnership (PPP) in wastewater treatment of Vietnam is a promising measure to address the limit of national budget and effectively mobilize rich resources in the private sector.
Hanoi endured two serious urban flooding times just in one week due to heavy rain. It is understandable that torrential rain normally creates temporary flooding, yet such a serious situation as that in Hanoi is attributed to over-urbanization. It is high time detailed planning was strictly observed to tackle the problem.
In the face of serious environmental pollution in many craft villages, in recent years, many localities have focused on building craft village industrial clusters to move production facilities out of residential areas. But in reality, the number of households willing to relocate is quite modest. Meanwhile, many craft village industrial clusters either become overgrown and abandoned fields of grass or turn into busy residential and service areas with rampant violations.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan on May 4 met with Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy, a member of the upper house of India, who was leading a business delegation, including representatives of the Ramky Group, to the city to explore cooperation chances in waste treatment.
AB Mauri Viet Nam Limited, located in the southern province of Dong Nai, has just publicly introduced its wastewater treatment process using reverse osmosis (RO) filter technology. This advanced technology is able to eliminate all toxin in wastewater, especially heavy metal.
Vietnam’s drainage and wastewater treatment system has been old, downgraded, asynchronous and unable to catch up with urbanization speed, said Mr. Cao Lai Quang, chairman of Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association.