A train of Cat Linh - Ha Dong urban railway project runs on trial in Hanoi. (Photo: VNA)

Urban railway helps reduce carbon emissions: JICA

Urban railways are a way to cut carbon emissions in big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, according to experts from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

A worker operates equipment at Phu My 1 thermal power plant in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province of Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

Southeast Asia may become net importer of fossil fuels: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that Southeast Asia could become a net importer of fossil fuels in the next few years, raising the financial burden on governments and increasing carbon emissions in the region.