JICA assists sustainable development projects in Quang Nam
(QNO) - After nearly 9 years of implementation (2010-2018), the components of the technical cooperation project under the NGO-JICA Partnership Program financed by JICA and Minamiboso city (Japan) have had some achievements, contributing to the development of Quang Nam.
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  • Culinary museum and palace of Quang noodle Culinary museum and palace of Quang noodle
    (QNO) - A decision to build the culinary museum and the palace of Quang noodle has recently been approved by the Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
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  • Renovation of the three-door gate of Ba Mu pagoda Renovation of the three-door gate of Ba Mu pagoda
    (QNO) - The three-door gate of Ba Mu pagoda is one of the typical architectural structures in the chain of Cam Ha - Hai Binh temples of the Minh Huong community in Hoi An city (Quang Nam province). It becomes one of the destinations in Hoi An ancient town after having been renovated.
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  • For the better environment For the better environment
    (QNO) - Christopher Dunn, who is from Mackay city (Queensland, Australia) brings to Quang Nam province's and Da Nang city's farmers various community activities for the better environment.
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  • German award for Hoi An sustainable urban development German award for Hoi An sustainable urban development
    (QNO) - The German award for sustainable urban development is annually given to the organizations, businesses and individuals that make great contributions to environmental protection and sustainable development. This year, the award was firstly given to the global cities that are twinned with German ones, and Hoi An city (Quang Nam province, Vietnam) was chosen as one of the two cities to be honoured.
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  • Hoi An fair with organic vegetable and no nylon bags Hoi An fair with organic vegetable and no nylon bags
    (QNO) - The Hoi An fair has just been opened in Son Pho park (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province) for the first time. There are 30 stalls including agricultural and handicraft products, food, comestics, fresh and organic products in this fair.
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  • Successful endoscopic surgery on a turtle in Cham Islands Successful endoscopic surgery on a turtle in Cham Islands
    (QNO) - The Family Hospital in Da Nang city has just successfully had an endoscopic surgery to save a marine turtle in Cham Islands (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province) for the first time. Earlier, the turtle's digestive system was seriously damaged by strange objects, which was threatening its life.
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  • Development of Quang Nam silk Development of Quang Nam silk
    (QNO) - Ma Chau and Quang Nam silk is identified as the product of brand in Quang Nam province's economic development strategy.
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  • Exhibition of Vietnam's national names and capitals Exhibition of Vietnam's national names and capitals
    (QNO) - The exhibition under the theme of Vietnam's national names and capitals in the past through the wood-block of Nguyen dynasty- a world's documentary heritage is taking place in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province.
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  • Quang noodle at Vietnam-Japan Culinary Festival Quang noodle at Vietnam-Japan Culinary Festival
    (QNO) - 19 special dishes from Vietnam's localities including Quang noodle from Quang Nam province will be present at the Vietnam-Japan Culinary Festival in Tokyo, Japan on November 29.
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  • Quang Nam: Truong Son Xanh project reduces CO2 emissions Quang Nam: Truong Son Xanh project reduces CO2 emissions
    (QNO) - 14 activities for low-emission land use and 12 activities for enhancement of biodiversity conservation will be implemented under the Truong Son Xanh (Green Annamites) project in 2019. They costs about 4.3 million USD (equivalent to 100 billion VND).
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  • Smoke-free tourism Smoke-free tourism
    (QNO) - A meeting about smoke-free cities ASEAN network (SCAN) took place in Hoi An city on November 20. It aimed to recognize and propagate smoke-free tourism sites in ASEAN and Asia-Pacific region.
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  • Inauguration of wastewater treatment plant in Hoi An Inauguration of wastewater treatment plant in Hoi An
    (QNO) - The wastewater treatment plant under the project on water quality improvement in the area of Japanese Bridge in Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) was inaugurated on November 16th. It was carried out by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
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  • 1st Anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan Cultural Space 1st Anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan Cultural Space
    (QNO) - The 1st Anniversary Celebration of the Vietnam-Japan Cultural Space (VJCS) was held in Hoi An on November 12.
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  • Preserving Bai choi folk art Preserving Bai choi folk art
    (QNO) - Quang Nam province tries to make Bai choi folk art – a UNESCO' s World Intangible Cultural Heritage popular in the community's life.
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  • Bai Choi- World Intangible Cultural Heritage Bai Choi- World Intangible Cultural Heritage
    (QNO) - The information about Bai Choi will be documented in the period of 2019-2025 in order to preserve and promote the values of this UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.
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  • Conservation of gray-shanked doucs Conservation of gray-shanked doucs
    (QNO) - The conservation of gray-shanked doucs in Hon Do, Dong Co hamlet, Tam My Tay commune, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province is being planned. From October 30 to November 2nd, the Green Viet Center for Biodiversity Conservation is collecting information about the doucs (their number, the distribution and the ability to connect their habitats).
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  • Hoi An widening international cooperation Hoi An widening international cooperation
    (QNO) - Since the beginning of this year, Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) has cooperated with its international partners in several exchanges on culture, heritage and marine conservation.
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  • Quang Nam plans to protect the landscape at My Son Sanctuary Quang Nam plans to protect the landscape at My Son Sanctuary
    (QNO) - The World Cultural Heritage My Son Sanctuary is located in Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province. It is surrounded by 1,158 ha of forest, 32ha of which is in the core zone of the ancient Champa architectural conservation.
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  • Biodiversity corridors Biodiversity corridors
    (QNO) - Wildlife habitats are enlarged to preserve rare wildlife species in the cooperation between localities. At the same time, a mechanism has been set up to protect the forest ecosystem sustainably, highly adapt to climate change.
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  • Improving the quality of water in Chua Cau Improving the quality of water in Chua Cau
    (QNO) - The project of water quality improvement in Chua Cau (Japanese Bridge) in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province will be put into operation at the beginning of November of this year. This project with the investment capital of VND 260 billion from the Japanese Government's non-refundable aid and the State budget's reciprocal capital started nearly two years ago.
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  • Bicycle - the main means of transport in Hoi An Bicycle - the main means of transport in Hoi An
    (QNO) - The project on establishing comprehensive bicycle plan and free/low-cost bicycle sharing program in Hoi An city has just been launched by the Hoi An city People's Committee, Quang Nam province.
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  • 20-year anniversary celebration of UNESCO's World Cultural Heritages in Quang Nam 20-year anniversary celebration of UNESCO's World Cultural Heritages in Quang Nam
    (QNO) - The Quang Nam provincial People's Committee has just issued a plan for the 20th anniversary of Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary recognized as the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritages (September 4, 1999 - September 4, 2019).
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  • "Kimchi culture" in Quang Nam
    (QNO) - The Korean Cultural Days in Hoi An took place on October 12-13. The event aimed to help the locals and visitors with interesting experiences.
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  • Cooperation in human resources training and welfare support Cooperation in human resources training and welfare support
    (QNO) - Vice Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People's Committee Le Van Thanh had a working session with Ms. Ikeda Setsuko, Chairman of the Juridical Foundation for International Personnel Management (I.P.M.) on October 5.
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  • Coming to Thanh Ha pottery village Coming to Thanh Ha pottery village
    Pottery can be seen everywhere in a neat little in Thanh Ha village (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province). Pottery making has been transmitted over generations by Thanh Ha artisans.
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  • Quang Nam: Conservation in the Central Truong Son area Quang Nam: Conservation in the Central Truong Son area
    (QNO) - The project on strengthening the role of communities and social organizations in the conservation in the Central Truong Son area of Quang Nam province has been approved by the Provincial People's Committee. It is sponsored by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency through WWF Vietnam.
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  • US soldiers' humanitarian assistance in Quang Nam US soldiers' humanitarian assistance in Quang Nam
    (QNO) - A 180-member delegation including 65 soldiers from the United States Indo-Pacific Command is taking part in health care activities in Quang Nam province on September 10-15.
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  • Cooperation in translation of My Son epitaphs Cooperation in translation of My Son epitaphs
    (QNO) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on translation of My Son epitaphs has just been signed by representatives of the Management Board of My Son Cultural Heritage (Quang Nam province) and the New Delhi International Center for Cultural Studies (India). The signing ceremony was witnessed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj.
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  • Closing ceremony of the Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam Closing ceremony of the Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam
    (QNO) - The "Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam" and "The 16th Hoi An – Japan Cultural Exchange 2018" event ended with a magnificent closing ceremony in Hoi An city on the evening of August 19 after three days of continuous activities. Present at the event were Standing Deputy Secretary of the Quang Nam provincial Party Committee Phan Viet Cuong, Quang Nam's and Japanese representatives.
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  • Japanese singer Ueno Yuuka responds to environmental protection in Bay Mau nipa forest Japanese singer Ueno Yuuka responds to environmental protection in Bay Mau nipa forest
    (QNO) - Tourism Goodwill Ambassador Ueno Yuuka (a Japanese singer) had an exchange with local residents and tourists in the Bay Mau nipa forest – an eco-tourism destination in Cam Thanh commune, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province on August 19. The programme was a part of the "16th Hoi An – Japan Cultural Exchange 2018" event.
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  • Enthusiasm for Japanese culture Enthusiasm for Japanese culture
    (QNO) - Tea ceremony, mask making, calligraphic art, Hezan porcelain, traditional Kimono, Yukata... were introduced to the public in Hoi An in the "Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam and the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange" event.
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  • Japan's support for Quang Nam's sustaninabe development Japan's support for Quang Nam's sustaninabe development
    (QNO) - Quang Nam, one of the Vietnam's provinces carrying out sustainable development projects with the support from the Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam.
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  • Exhibition of traditional brocade and silk Exhibition of traditional brocade and silk
    (QNO) - On the occasion of "The 16th Hoi An - Japan Cultural Exchange 2018", the exchange of traditional brocade and silk products took place in Hoi An on August 18. The event was held by Quang Nam Silk Joint Stock Company and witnessed by Vice Chairman of the Hoi An People's Committee.
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  • One hour for a cleaner Hoi An One hour for a cleaner Hoi An
    (QNO) - "One hour for a cleaner Hoi An", a part of the 16th Hoi An – Japan Cultual Exchange 2018 was launched on August 17 by the Hoi An city's People's Committee, Quang Nam province. Present at the event were Tourism Goodwill Ambassador, Ueno Yuuka (a Japanese singer), tourists and local people.
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  • Opening the Opening the "Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam"
    (QNO) - The "Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam" and "The 16th Hoi An – Japan Cultural Exchange 2018" events were officially opened in An Hoi Sculpture Garden, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province last night.
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  • Inauguration of the public restroom in Dong Hiep Park Inauguration of the public restroom in Dong Hiep Park
    (QNO) - On the occasion of the 16th Vietnam-Japan Cultural Exchange, the public restroom was inaugurated in Dong Hiep Park, Hoi An city.
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  • Sumika and Saki in Hoi An Sumika and Saki in Hoi An
    (QNO) - Sumika and Saki are JICA's Japanese volunteers working in conservation in Hoi An. They are very impressed by Hoi An and want to stay here longer.
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  • JICA in Quang Nam JICA in Quang Nam
    (QNO) - Quang Nam, one of the Vietnam's localities receiving many development support projects from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The province has initiatively cooperated with JICA to carry out the projects effectively to bring great benefits to local communities.
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