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National efforts tackling natural disasters scrutinised
28/03/2015 | 21:37:00
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai presided over an online conference on March 28, reviewing the outcomes of natural disasters prevention and search and rescue efforts nationwide in 2014 and initiating 2015’s tasks.
River water levels running worryingly low
Water levels in the lower parts of rivers in the central and Central Highlands regions are likely to recede to record lows during this year’s dry season, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
World Meteorological Day marked in Vietnam
A meeting was held in Vinh city in the central province of Nghe An on March 23 to mark the World Meteorological Day (March 23, 1950) by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and city authorities.
PM requires climate change part of development plans
03/03/2015 | 20:16:00
Any and all plans to boost socio-economic development and ensure defence security of Vietnam must include climate change adaptation efforts.
OGC cracks down on wildlife crime
03/03/2015 | 19:56:00
The Operation Game Change (OGC) programme was launched in Hanoi on March 3, calling for joint efforts from the entire community to counteract wildlife crime.
Efforts to address curdled oil along Vung Tau coast
02/03/2015 | 16:11:36
Curdled oil was found across the Vung Tau beach in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on March 2.
Saltwater intrusion threatens rice fields in Mekong Delta
02/03/2015 | 15:26:00
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.
Water resource security - key mission for 2015
02/03/2015 | 15:23:39
Ensuring water-resource security and balancing supply and demand of using water was identified as key missions this year for the National Council on Water Resources.
President receives Speaker of Indonesian House of Representatives
President Truong Tan Sang urged Vietnam and Indonesia to effectively carry out reached agreements, especially economic pacts.
Vietnam and RoK initial bilateral FTA
Vietnam and the RoK have initialled the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
NA Chairman affirms desire to boost ties with Indonesia
The National Assembly and people of Vietnam hope to foster the strategic partnership with Indonesia, stated NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
IPU members discuss cyber warfare threat
The IPU Committee on Peace and International Security discussed a draft resolution on cyber warfare in Hanoi on March 29.
IPU-132: Gender equality discussed
The Inter-Parliamentary Union and the UN Women held a conference themed “Achieving the vision of Beijing: the Views of Men” on the sidelines of the 132nd IPU Assembly.
PM attends Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral
PM Nguyen Tan Dung attended the State funeral for former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 29.
President greets Sudan top legislator
State President Truong Tan Sang on March 29 hosted a reception for Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly Al Fatih Izzeldin Al Mansour in Hanoi on March 29.
Vietnam attends UN peacekeeping conference
Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference on March 27 and 28.
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