Thang Long - Hanoi

Project on Mekong Delta’s mangrove forest protection continues
05/03/2015 | 16:56:00
The Prime Minister has approved the second phase of the Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICMP) which aims to protect the Mekong Delta coastal and mangrove forests.
PM requires climate change part of development plans
Any and all plans to boost socio-economic development and ensure defence security of Vietnam must include climate change adaptation efforts.
Saltwater intrusion threatens rice fields in Mekong Delta
More than 25,000ha of rice in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang may be affected by drought and saltwater intrusion during the peak of the dry season this year, from mid-March to mid-April.
More storms to hit East Sea this year
05/02/2015 | 11:09:44
At least nine tropical storms are expected to hit the East Sea this year, including four to five strong storms, warned the National Centre For Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Long dry spell increases risk of forest fire
05/02/2015 | 10:17:02
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has requested local authorities in Central Highlands and the South-eastern regions to enhance measures to prevent forest fires.
Ca Mau’s U Minh Ha cajuput forest temporarily closed
04/02/2015 | 15:13:19
The southernmost province of Ca Mau will temporarily close the U Minh Ha cajuput forest from February 4 till the end of April as the dry season poses a high risk of catching fires for the area.
Forest development key to sustainable poverty reduction
03/02/2015 | 16:21:40
Protecting and developing forestry is one of the key solutions to sustainable poverty alleviation, which ought to be built into policies benefiting all residents in mountainous areas.
USAID, agriculture ministry sign disaster response MoU
03/02/2015 | 11:44:00
The United States Agency for International Development (USAIDS) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the management of disaster response on February 2.
Vietnamese prose’s integration spotlighted at seminar
A seminar themed “Vietnamese prose – Integration and Development” was held in Hanoi on March 3.
Vietnam, UK boost cooperation relations
UK Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlighted opportunities for cooperation.
PM presides over monthly government meeting
Improving business climate and national competitive edge is an urgent and key task.
Agro-forestry-fishery exports valued at 1.78 bln USD in February
The revenue fell 1.9 percent from last year's same period.
Festival marks nation’s legendary mother
Phu Tho launched a festival paying homage to Vietnam’s legendary mother Au Co.
Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory celebrated
A festival was held in Hanoi on Feb 23 to mark the 226th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory.
Vietnam rings in New Year with firework, music
Millions of people across Vietnam took to the streets in jubilant celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
President extends New Year greetings
President Truong Tan Sang extended his best wishes to all Vietnamese people on the eve of Lunar New Year.
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