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Young green cleaners in Saigon are our new heroes without cape

  Take a look at our Vietnamese heroes without cape. While in Ho Chi Minh City there is no official recycling system, the city produces about 9,500 tonnes of domestic rubbish every day and there is little in the way of formal recycling. “Despite being the commercial capital of the country, there is no official urban waste recycling system in Ho Chi Minh City,” Bijeesh Kozhikkodan Veettil, an expert in remote sensing, GIS and environmental research at the city’s Van Lang University, told Al Jazeera. “Instead, the local government depends on small companies for waste management in the city.” “[There are] a lot of hawkers, street food vendors, and they use a lot of these one-time-use products, like plastic bags [and] utensils,” he said. “There are not a lot of garbage bins around the city, so that’s why there’s a habit of people just throwing it as is convenient for them.” As usual, extra solutions to add even more value to our waste leaders: - Changing habits is key: article mentions &qu

Tourism an attractions in Kien Giang low forecasts

Tourism service providers in Phu Quoc, Hon Son, and Nam Du, popular tourist attractions in Kien Giang Province in southern Vietnam, have seen modest tour and hotel room bookings for the upcoming National Day (September 2) holiday, so they may experience a slump during the four-day holiday lasting from September 1 to 4. Ly Thua Loi, deputy general director of Golden Link Tourism Trade JSC based in Rach Gia City, Kien Giang Province, said on Thursday that the National Day holiday is around the corner but his company’s hotel room occupancy rate has reached some 60 percent, down 40 percent year on year. Hon Son and Nam Du islands in Kien Hai City, Kien Giang Province are ideal locations for diving and catching seafood. However, bookings for tours to the islands remain modest. Travelers on board a boat to visit Phu Quoc at night. Photo : Chi Cong / Tuoi Tre “In the middle of August last year, rooms were fully booked. Visitors preferred fishing and diving tours. “We saw a small number of cus