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Vietnam submits BUR to UNFCCC Secretariat
17/12/2014 | 16:36:12
Vietnam has submitted its first Biennial Update Reports (BUR) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat at the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 20) held recently in Lima, Peru.
IUCN-funded project benefits Can Gio mangrove forest, locals
An International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) funded project has not only helped protect Can Gio mangrove forest in Ho Chi Minh City’s Can Gio district, but also increased income for locals, heard a conference in the city on December 15.
Mekong Delta to see wind power plants
The Ho Chi Minh City-based Phu Cuong Corporation has unveiled plans to invest 436 million USD in building a 170MW wind power plant in the Mekong province of Soc Trang.
Swedish experts share experience in natural disaster prevention
20/11/2014 | 16:12:03
A seminar on up-to-date technology in natural disaster risk reduction and adaptation was jointly organised on November 20 by the Embassy of Sweden and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment in Ho Chi Minh City.
Water supplies in need of protection
20/11/2014 | 15:57:53
Water utilities in Vietnam, particularly in the Mekong Delta, must take pro-active action to safeguard the sustainability of future public water-supply services, as climate change is affecting water production, experts said at an international seminar held in Can Tho this week.
Alien species pose threat to Vietnamese wildlife
20/11/2014 | 11:19:29
Vietnam must improve its ability to control invasive alien species (IAS), participants said at a workshop in Hanoi on November 19.
Vietnam modernises industrial waste water observation
19/11/2014 | 10:51:00
Studies related to the observation of industrial waste water discharged from industrial zones (IZs) in Vietnam through mobile analysing stations were introduced at a seminar in Hanoi on November 18.
Germany provides non-refundable aid for Vietnam
18/11/2014 | 16:37:47
The German Government will provide non-refundable aid worth 8 million EUR for a project on forest ecosystem protection and management in Vietnam.
VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties marked
A meeting was held in Hanoi on Dec.16 to mark the 25th anniversary of VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties.
Vietnam, RoK conclude FTA talks
Vietnam and the RoK signed a minutes to conclude negotiations of their FTA in Busan on Dec 10.
Stronger measures urged to protect children
Vietnam should build regulations to promote organisations' role in combating violence against children.
Self-service petrol stations open in Hanoi
Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves at two filling stations in Hanoi.
President meets voters in HCM City
President Truong Tan Sang met with voters in District 4, HCM City on Dec. 2.
Vietnam, Russia cement legislative relations
Vietnam and Russia agreed to deepen friendship and cooperation between the two legislative bodies.
PM asks for tighter price, market control
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged for tighter control of price and market.
Confidence vote - highlight of NA session
A number of deputies considered Q&A sessions and the confidence vote as highlights of the 13th NA’s eighth session.
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