Buses running on CNG instead of diesel fuel have brought economic and environmental benefits to HCM City. However, in late May, the Southern Gas Trading Joint Stock Company announced that it would reduce by 20 to 30 percent CNG gas supply for city buses for the rest of the year. It said it needed to prioritise gas supply for the electricity industry. The company said it would inform HCM City two hours in advance before it reduces supply so that the city would have time to adjust bus schedules. In addition to the reduced CNG supply, the PetroVietnam Gas South Dong Nai Company previously sent an “urgent notice” to several HCM City bus units, saying that gas supply would be terminated if they did not sign a new price-increase contract. Since there were no other gas suppliers, the bus units had to agree to sign the new contract. The HCM City Management Centre of Public Transport, under the Transport Department, … [Read more...] about CNG buses in HCM City could lose fuel supply
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The Vietnam Tourism Association and its chapters in the northern mountainous provinces of Phu Tho, Hoa Binh and Son La provinces are scheduled to launch an anti-plastic-waste action programme from July 15 to 17. Illustrative photo (Source: VNA) Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam. The project is one of 12 nationwide that IUCN and Greenhub – an NGO working in waste management – have implemented to support the community in classifying waste. Bui Thi Thu Hien, Marine and Coastal Resources Program Coordinator at IUCN (Vietnam Office) said the programme will help staff of MPAs in Vietnam identify kinds of plastic waste. Hien said the programme will also collect information to build a database on plastic waste and … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s tourism sector fights against plastic waste
International Murray excited to see what next couple of years can bring The Saigon Times Daily Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019,12:57 (GMT+7) Murray excited to see what next couple of years can bringThe Saigon Times Daily Britain's Andy Murray reacts after the match against Dominic Thiem of Austria National Tennis Center, Beijing, China October 4, 2019 – PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON (REUTERS) - Former world number one Andy Murray is excited to see what he can achieve over the next couple of years after returning to the tour following hip resurfacing surgery but he will not be setting any lofty targets. The 32-year-old Briton looked on the verge of ending his career at the start of the year but after undergoing surgery in January, he has returned in impressive fashion. After initially playing doubles at Queen’s Club, where he won the title alongside Feliciano Lopez, and Wimbledon, Murray has exceeded expectations on the … [Read more...] about Murray excited to see what next couple of years can bring