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Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants
21/07/2014 | 10:21:00
Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.
Typhoon forecast to hit northeastern Vietnam on July 19
Storm Rammasun, the second to appear in the East Sea this year, is predicted to hit northeastern coastal Quang Ninh province and Hai Phong city at noon on July 19, said Hoang Duc Cuong, Director of the Central Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.
Storm Rammasun strikes central Philippines
Tropical Storm Rammasun, which was packing sustained winds of 166 kilometers per hour, smashed large parts of the Philippines and continues moving in the direction between west-northwest and northwest at a speed of 20-25 km per hour, according to the Central Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.
Denmark eyes green energy in Vietnam
27/06/2014 | 17:17:00
Denmark is seeking measures to boost its investment in green energy in Vietnam as only a few of local businesses are operating in this field, Danish Ambassador John Nielsen told reporters at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27.
Conference seeks to improve resource management in Asia
26/06/2014 | 11:31:44
Domestic and foreign experts discussed ways to increase the effectiveness of resource use and management at a regional workshop hosted by the central city of Da Nang on June 25-26.
Quang Ninh bans sale of rare plants
25/06/2014 | 11:10:00
The northern province of Quang Ninh has officially banned all sales of rare and precious plants to foreign traders.
Ca Mau enlarges coastal protective forest areas
24/06/2014 | 16:47:00
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has set to fortify its coastal protective forests against probable erosions and landslides triggered by climate change.
New flora, amphibian species found in Khanh Hoa
22/06/2014 | 18:09:00
One flora and two amphibian species have been discovered in the central provinces of Khanh Hoa and Lam Dong, creating more demand for the protection of biodiversity around the provinces.
Hanoi CPI rises in July
Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in July rose by 0.18 percent over the previous month.
VNA, PRD to enhance information sharing
The VNA and Thailand's Public Relations Department (PRD) have vowed to enhance information exchange.
Seminar marks 60 years of Geneva agreement
A seminar was held in Algeria to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Agreement.
VN ready for Int’l Chemistry Olympiad 2014
Everything is in place for the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad, which will kick off in Hanoi on July 21.
PM greets former US president Clinton
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung welcomed former US President Bill Clinton in Hanoi on July 18.
VN vows to optimise use of WB loans
Vietnam will use loans committed by the WB in the most effective way, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.
Cable cut slows internet connectivity
The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable was cut at 6.36pm on July 15.
Int’l expos promote use of green energy
Over 100 domestic and foreign businesses are joining exhibitions on green technology in HCM City.
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