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Solutions sought to effectively manage natural resources
27/05/2015 | 20:37:00
Domestic and foreign environmentalists gathered at the 16th conference of the International Resource Panel (IRP) under the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in Hanoi on May 27 to discuss solutions to effective and sustainable utilisation and management of natural resources.
HCM City waste plants to generate electricity
Ho Chi Minh City plans to reduce environmental pollution by reducing the rate of buried waste to under 40 percent by the end of the year.
Vietnam needs 30 bln USD for climate change response
Vietnam needs a total of 30 billion USD for climate change response through green growth, said a report released at a meeting in Hanoi on May 21.
Vietnam capitalises on abundant sources of biomass energy
05/05/2015 | 15:56:17
Biomass energy has emerged quickly in Vietnam, with interest in the energy source – which is ripe with potential - from both local business communities and the Government, according to Nhip Cau Dau Tu (Business Review) magazine.
Climate change response programme shows remarkable outcomes
05/05/2015 | 15:50:43
The National Target Programme on Responding to Climate Change from 2011-2015 has shown remarkable results since its approval by the Prime Minister in 2008.
Hanoi asked to speed up river improvement projects
05/05/2015 | 11:33:39
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Hanoi People’s Committee to speed up projects to clean up and improve the Day, Tich and Nhue Rivers in the city.
12 localities at high forest fire risk
05/05/2015 | 11:27:58
The Forest Protection Department on May 4 issued high forest fire risk warnings for 12 localities which have dried out due to lingering heat waves and drought.
Dong Nai ambitious towards 2015 green efforts
04/05/2015 | 20:03:34
The southern province of Dong Nai will spend over 522 billion VND (24.8 million USD) on environmental protection this year.
Party chief reiterates importance of ties with US
Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy of attaching importance to ties with the US.
NA Chairman welcomes UN Secretary-General
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held a reception for UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Hanoi on May 23.
UN chief attends Vietnamese NA’s session
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the role of the Vietnamese NA.
Hoi An launches tourism promotions
Hoi An ancient town has launched a variety of tourism promotions between May and August.
Revising Accounting Law
The Finance Minister stressed the need to revise the Accounting Law to build a complete legal framework.
Vietnam pours 20 billion USD abroad
Vietnam poured a combined 20 billion USD in new and additional capital abroad as of this April.
Work starts on Samsung complex in HCM City
Work began on a production complex across 70 hectares at a hi-tech zone in HCM City.
President Ho Chi Minh statue unveiled
A 7.2m high bronze statue of President Ho Chi Minh was inaugurated on May 17.
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