Thang Long - Hanoi

Vietnam leads way in forest protection
25/11/2014 | 11:19:00
Countries that border the Mekong River can learn from Vietnam's excellent management of its Payments for Forest Environmental Services programme, said Luca Tacconi, Associate Dean of the College of the Asia and Pacific at Australia's Crawford School of Public Policy.
Clam farmers urged to pay for mangrove forest protection
Clam co-operatives have been asked to pay a fee to protect mangrove forests that play an important role in white-clam breeding in the Mekong Delta.
Swedish experts share experience in natural disaster prevention
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.
Wildlife thrives in Ca Mau forest
03/11/2014 | 11:30:00
The populations of birds and wild animals have surged in recent times in the U Minh Ha cajuput forest in Ca Mau, according to the province Sub-department of Forest Protection.
Vietnam attends ASEAN environment ministerial meeting
31/10/2014 | 18:40:13
Vietnam attended the 15th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (IAMME) and the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution held in Vientiane, Laos, on October 30-31.
Da Nang mitigates climate change impacts in urban areas
31/10/2014 | 16:43:53
The Da Nang People’s Committee and the French Development Agency (AFD) jointly held a conference on October 30 to review a project on mitigation of climate change impacts in the central city’s urban areas.
Con Dao National Park receives Ramsar recognition
31/10/2014 | 10:40:00
A ceremony in recognition of Con Dao National Park as an international wetlands area took place on October 31, according to the People’s Committee of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
Vietnam Calculator 2050 to support energy policy making
31/10/2014 | 10:09:00
A workshop to create a Vietnamese version of Calculator 2050, a modern tool to support energy policy making and measure greenhouse gas emissions, was organised in Hanoi on October 30.
Airbus A350 XMB performs demo flight in VN
Airbus A350 XWB performed a demo flight in Hanoi on Nov. 22 as part of its 11-day tour around Asia.
VN in Asia’s top nations for manufacturing
Vietnam topped the list of 20 countries awarded Asia’s Most Attractive Nation for Manufacturing.
Citizen Identification, Civil Status Laws passed
NA deputies passed the Law on Citizen Identification and the Law on Civil Status on Nov. 20.
PM responds to NA deputies’ queries
The PM laid out measures to deal with public debt in his address to lawmakers in Hanoi on Nov. 19.
Shrimp exports to hit 3.8 billion USD this year
Shrimp export turnover is forecast to hit 3.8 billion USD this year.
Vietnam, Russia hold 7th strategic dialogue
The 7th annual VN-Russia Strategic Dialogue on Diplomacy-Defence-Security took place in HCM City on Nov. 15.
NA announces votes of confidence results
All 50 officials holding positions elected or approved by the NA passed the vote of confidence on Nov. 15.
Vietnam backs APEC development agenda
Vietnam fully supports the measures required to fulfil the Bali commitments and Bogor goals.
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