More needed: Vietnam’s waste-to-energy power policies not powerful enough

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More needed: Vietnam’s waste-to-energy power policies not powerful enough

As regional public discontent over environmentally destructive plastic straws and single-use plastic bags increases, Vietnam is finding itself facing a multitude of environmental challenges. At the same time energy demand is forecast to grow by 10 per cent by 2020. While plastic bags and drinking straws won’t cure Vietnam’s increasing need for electricity, foreign and […]

Mai Chi Tho highway: Ho Chi Minh City’s highway to hell (video)

If you’re feeling in a rut over your daily commute spare a thought for Vietnamese motorists attempting to traverse this patch of the Vo Van Kiet-Mai Chi Tho Highway in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). In the video what appears to be a modern multi-lane highway actually becomes the highway to hell on closer inspection […]