Viet Nam News ĐÀ NẴNG — The central city of Đà Nẵng planned to ban over 30-seat buses from the downtown area during rush hour to reduce alarming congestion in the first quarter of 2019, director of the city’s transport department Lê Văn Trung said. He said the city had limited the operation of over 30-seat buses between April and December and it had gradually helped to ease traffic jams. Trung said 45-seat coaches, which were mostly operated by travel agencies, often caused congestion between 5pm and 6.30pm. The city does not have enough parking areas for coaches and buses. Tourists enjoy an open-top bus in Đà Nẵng.— VNS Photo Công Thành The city will expand the ban for buses and coaches at popular tourist destinations, such as Hàn Market, the city’s administrative centre, the Chăm sculpture museum and Đà Nẵng Museum. Trung said the city would ask … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng bans coaches from traffic hotspots
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VietNamNet Bridge - A group of students from the Da Nang University of Technology has invented a smart air pollution control system which allows government agencies and people to easily access information to control air pollution. The smart air pollution control system Tran Huu Anh, Huynh Ngoc Thuong and Nguyen Phuoc Nguong Thien, students at Da Nang University of Technology, have introduced an automatic air monitoring system that runs with solar energy, called the ‘system to monitor and alert air pollution in industrial zones and urban areas’. The system works as a machine that measures air quality and issues alerts about air pollution. It includes sensor modules, peripheral blocks, solar panels for charging batteries, main boards and central processing unit. Once the system is activated, STM chip, the microcontroller, will read sensor value to get indicators about the concentration of PM 2.5 and PM 10 dust, SO2, CO and NO2 . With the GPRS/GSM feature, the … [Read more...] about Da Nang students invent movable air pollution control system
Home energy: A roof-top solar power system on a building in Đà Nẵng. The system supplies enough power for daily use. — VNS Photo Minh Vũ Viet Nam News Between 2008 and 2011, the central city of Đà Nẵng has cut 12,000 tonnes of carbon emissions after developing environmentally friendly electric cars and household solar powered water heaters. Connecting household solar panels to the grid is seen as a positive way to make Đà Nẵng a ‘green’ city by 2025. Bùi Hoài Nam reports. Phạm Ngọc Công covered the 12sq.m roof of his 3-storey home with solar panels to generate power for his family’s daily needs. The renewable energy system has helped Công cut his household’s electric consumption by 30 per cent each month, while cooling the penthouse during the scorching heat of summer. The grid-tie solar power system produces 12 kilowatts per hour, supplying enough power for all … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng lights up with solar power
Da Nang is the third largest city in Vietnam, after Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi, and it is the largest in the Central region. It has an area of 1,300 square kilometers and a population of 1 million. The city's Hoang Sa district is an archipelago consisting of 18 islands. Da Nang's cultural history dates back only 300 years; It was settled by Vietnamese long after the North. Highlights for visitors include the Museum of Cham Sculpture and the ancient pagodas of Hai Chau Pho Da Long Tho. Da Nang is on the end of an East-West Economic Corridor which stretches over Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. Therefore, it is easy to organize international tours to the city. Da Nang International Airport is located in the center of the city. It is Viet Nam's third largest international airport and a gateway to the Central region. The airport has domestic flights to Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City and Quy Nhon, as well as international flights to Bangkok and Singapore. If you travel by sea, you can … [Read more...] about Visit Da Nang for a wonderful tour!
by Hoai Nam Rooted in nature: Wildlife watchers and adventurers can be satisfied by a half-day tour in the Son Tra Reserve. — VNA/VNS Photo Van Son On the map: A tourist guide delivers a presentation on the geographical location of Son Tra Peninsula in central Da Nang City. The peninsula is the most favourite destination of city residents. — Photos courtery of Da Nang Beach Travel Agency Son Tra Peninsula, about 10km from downtown Da Nang, is a favoured destination for local and foreign tourists in the summer holidays, with pristine, sunny beaches and various natural sites to attract wildlife watchers and adventurers. Tourists can watch Pygathrix nemaeus - a rare species of langur which is listed in Red Book - up close during a half-day tour in the Son Tra Natural Reserve. Nguyen Ngoc Hiep, who designed the tour, said tourists have two interesting options for touring around the peninsula in a single day at a price of VND450,000 (US$20) per person. The … [Read more...] about Beaches, wildlife draw tourists to central coast