Hai Duong city's urban space has been increasingly expanded to help the city gradually become a nucleus in the urban system of the Northern focal economic region. Since its liberation on October 30, 1954, Hai Duong city's urban space has been increasingly expanded, especially after 1997, to help the city gradually become a nucleus in the urban system of the Northern focal point economic region. … [Read more...] about Urban space expansion
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Ho Chi Minh City in 2009 saw just a few achievements in its urban civilization efforts while public awareness of the issue remains low, said the city People's Council Chairwoman Pham Phuong Thao. She was speaking at a conference held by the city People's Committee to analyze the success of urban civilization campaigns in 2009 and discuss measures for improvement in 2010. Reporting some of the few achievements of the past year, the District 3 People's Committee said that since July it had changed garbage collection and transport times to 6:30pm-10pm, which reduced foul smells and traffic jams on streets during the day. District 5, meanwhile, held urban civilization competitions to foster better public awareness of what citizens could do to improve their city. Tan Binh District's Ward 11 cracked down on illegal advertising by removing ad posters from public walls and electrical poles. Indifference blamed for poor outcome Deputy Chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc … [Read more...] about Urban civilization efforts see meager results: officials
Spring Flower Festival 2012 in Ho Chi Minh City and the spring flower markets will be themed on the Truong Sa Islands with the imitation of its sovereignty landmark made from flowers and fossil shells collected from the archipelago. The HCMC Park and Green Tree Company announced the theme of the Spring Flower Festival. As scheduled, the HCMC Spring Flower Festival 2012 will be held at the International Square in District 3 and Tao Dan Park in District 1 from January 18 to 28, 2012. The annual festival will feature around 8,000 exhibits of bonsai trees, ornamental plants, orchids, cacti, apricots and peach blossoms, ornamental birds and fishes, fruit arrangements and rock gardens contributed by hundreds of local and foreign artisans from various flower clubs. Visitors will have a chance to enjoy other cultural activities as well such as, don ca tai tu performance (southern amateur traditional music), folk games and a painting and calligraphy exhibition. The annual festival is a … [Read more...] about Spring flower festival arouses love for sea and island
With the theme "Da Lat - A Multitude of Flower Colours," the Sixth Da Lat Flower Festival 2015 is scheduled to take place from December 29, 2015 to January 2, 2016 in Da Lat City and some localities in Lam Dong province with the aim of honouring the value of flowers and floriculture, calling investment capital for floriculture, and promote the beauty of nature, culture and people of Da Lat. Vietnam Business Forum interviewed Mr Vo Ngoc Hiep, Chairman of Da Lat City People's Committee and Head of the Organising Committee for Da Lat Flower Festival 2015, on the role and importance of, and preparation for, this festival. My Chau reports.Five editions of Da Lat Flower Festival have been successfully organised. Could you please describe the results of each festival? Da Lat Flower Festival is a major festival of national scale and an opportunity for Da Lat City to showcase and exhibit flowers in the city and in other parts of the country, as well as from foreign countries. In addition to … [Read more...] about Ready for Sixth Da Lat Flower Festival – 2015
Local authorities have been preparing for Da Lat Flower Festival, with a lot of diverse and colourful programmes and activities. Especially, the organisation board emphasises key programmes, such as The international flower exhibition with theme of "Integration and development of Da Lat flower trademark" to be held at the city's flower garden to introduce famous flower areas in the country, with the attendance of 70 enterprises and other countries of Netherlands, China, Japan, Thailand, New Zealand and Argentina. The trade and tourism exhibition and investment promotion seminar, including more than 700 displays by domestic and regional enterprises, will be also organised on this occasion. The People's Committee of Lam Dong Province will hold investment promotion conferences calling domestic and foreign investors to the Western Highlands. The impressive and colourful opening ceremony for Da Lat Flower Festival 2007 on December 15 will be directly broadcast on VTV1. The Street Festival … [Read more...] about Da lat Flower Festival 2007 – Da Lat Flower, I love you!