Thang Long - Hanoi

Hanoi pushes medical waste management forward
30/06/2015 | 18:19:36
The Hanoi medical sector is taking drastic measures to tighten the management of medical waste, which can pose a serious threat to human health if not treated properly.
Conservation efforts in U Minh Ha National Park stepped up
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has introduced a number of measures to conserve and promote the value of the U Minh Ha National Park.
Denmark funds Vietnam’s energy saving initiatives
Denmark will support energy saving initiatives in the private sector in Vietnam under a programme worth 6.5 million USD.
New species discovered in Mekong during 2014 studies
10/06/2015 | 11:39:00
A bat with nightmarish fangs (Hypsugo dolichodon), the world's second longest insect (Phryganistria heusii yentuensis) and a colour-changing thorny frog (Graciaxal lumarius) were among the 70 new species found in Vietnam in 2014, according to a report from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Binh Dinh: Nearly 38 bln VND for calamity management project
09/06/2015 | 18:53:41
The central coastal province of Binh Dinh will invest nearly 38 billion VND (1.77 million USD) in 2015 to carry out the Natural Disaster Risk Management Project, according to Nguyen Huu Vui, Vice Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Nam Dinh plants mangrove to fight climate change
09/06/2015 | 11:19:00
The Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh is undertaking efforts to foster mangrove plantation in coastal areas to fight climate change, building on the success ò a mangrove plantation and disaster risk reduction (MP/DRR) programme which has been carried out since 1997 in 15 communes in the coastal of Hai Hau, Giao Thuy, and Nghia Hung.
Son La’s forest development efforts produce results
08/06/2015 | 10:59:42
The northern mountainous province of Son La has enjoyed a fast and sustainable forest recovery rate thanks to its efforts to increase forest coverage.
ASEM conference seeks sustainable water management
05/06/2015 | 19:46:00
The two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) conference on intensifying coordination in water resource management wrapped up in Ben Tre province on June 5, confirming that water resources protection should be included in each country’s sustainable development strategy.
Vietnam’s GDP growth in Q2 reaches 5-year record
Vietnam’s gross domestic product growth hit 6.44 percent in Q2.
Disbursement of FDI up 9.6% in first half
FDI disbursement in the first half of 2015 reached 6.3 billion USD, up 9.6 percent year on year.
NA’s ninth session closes after 30 days
The 13th National Assembly closed its month-long ninth session in Hanoi on June 26.
Six-month GDP growth rate estimated at 6.11%
GDP growth rate was estimated at 6.11 percent in the first half of 2015.
PM proposes solutions to boost CLMV cooperation
Measures were proposed to bolster cooperation between Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
VN-China cooperation committee meets
The 8th meeting of the Vietnam - China Steering Committee on Bilateral Cooperation took place.
Visa exemption granted to 5 European countries
Citizens from the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will now be able enjoy visa exemptions.
Trade deficit recorded in first five months of 2015
Vietnam recorded a 3-billion-USD trade deficit, despite a rise in exports in the first 5 months.
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