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Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves 11 dead
19/09/2014 | 10:54:32
At least 11 people were killed and 10 injured in the aftermath of typhoon Kalmaegi passing through the northern and central provinces over the last four days, the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Prevention reported on September 18.
Typhoon Kalmaegi floods large area of rice fields
Typhoon Kalmaegi, bringing heavy rain and cyclones, swept through a number of northern localities in the past two days, flooding thousands of hectares of rice and causing damage to aquaculture farms.
Vietnam prepares for typhoon Kalmaegi
Vietnam is on high alert as typhoon Kalmaegi is forecast to make landfall between the northern province of Quang Ninh and the central province of Nghe An on September 16.
Vietnam moves towards UNESCO recognition for Lang Biang
05/09/2014 | 10:27:53
An international workshop was held in Hanoi on September 4 on the draft proposal for the Lang Biang Biosphere Reserve, which will be submitted to UNESCO.
City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site
04/09/2014 | 15:51:00
The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee will spend 155 billion VND (7.4 million USD) from the city's budget to build a 2.3 km embankment along the Sai Gon River to prevent erosion at the Cu Chi Tunnels historical site in Cu Chi district.
Tuyen Quang completes yearly reforestation plan
03/09/2014 | 10:57:42
The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has planted trees on 13,870 ha of land, completing the yearly plan ahead of schedule, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Start-up workshop on climate change adaption in Mekong Delta
01/09/2014 | 18:39:57
A five-day start-up workshop on “Adaption in the Mekong Delta (AMD) in Ben Tre and Tra Vinh provinces”, a climate change response programme, was launched on September 1, focussing mainly on the project’s technical details.
Organic waste to be turned into renewable energy
01/09/2014 | 18:34:00
Renewable green energy will be created from organic waste discharged in industrial-agricultural activities in the Mekong Delta region through a new project funded by the Japanese government.
Hanoi to trial use of bus e-tickets
Hanoi has launched a pilot project to introduce electronic smartcards.
Vietnam pledges to combat child labour
A project on the prevention and reduction of child labour in Vietnam was launched.
VN, Slovakia - gatekeepers for respective regions
Vietnam and Slovakia act as bridges linking each other to their respective regions.
Party leader receives visiting Cuban official
Party leader Trong met with Cuban Vice President of the Council of State Mercedes Lopez Acea.
Vietnam, India issue joint communique
Vietnam and India on September 15 issued a joint communique.
VN, India agree to bolster strategic partnership
Vietnamese and Indian Presidents agreed to intensify the strategic partnership.
NA Chairman to attend AIPA-35
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung will attend the AIPA-35 in Laos from Sept. 15-20.
Australian Speaker welcomed in Hanoi
Vietnamese and Australian legislatures should work closely at int'l parliamentary forums.
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