Yuko ( with a conical hat and Vietnamese traditional clothing) talks to residents about safe eating (Photo: SGGP)

Japanese flower helps residents in Vietnamese Central Highlands

Japanese Morita Yuko gave up her stable job in Japan and goodbye her relatives to work as a volunteer in Mang Yang district, a rural and mountainous district of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, for over ten years.
At the event (Photo: Courtesy of WB)

JICA, World Bank jointly support Vietnam to meet needs of aging population

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank today jointly launched a knowledge-sharing program to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of elderly care services as Vietnam’s population is ageing at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.

Installing water drainage system in district 11 (Photo: Sggp)

JICA helps improve water drainage system

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give non-refundable aid to improve the existing water drainage system of Ho Chi Minh City, announced the City People's Committee office on June 30.
First underground metro stretch to be built in October

First underground metro stretch to be built in October

The HCMC Management Board of Urban Railway yesterday said that the first underground metro stretch, from Ba Son station to Saigon Opera House, of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line will be built on October 31.
At the signing ceremony (Source: VNA)

Japan helps operate reservoirs, manage floods

A Japan-funded project on operating reservoirs in emergency and manage floods effectively using  a comprehensive disaster management platform was signed in the capital city of Hanoi on August 10.