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Son La exerts more efforts to protect biodiversity
27/10/2014 | 11:14:00
The northern mountainous province of Son La has approved a plan on biodiversity protection between 2014 and 2020 in an effort to protect the eco-environment, cope with climate change and ensure security and defence.
Project helps Asian cities boost climate change resilience
A seminar was held in Hue city in the central province Thua Thien-Hue from October 21-23 to review the Mekong-Building Resilience to Climate Change in Asian Cities (M-BRACE) project in the 2011-2014 period.
Vietnam addresses wildlife consumption
Vietnam is currently focussing on law enforcement and awareness raising campaigns to reduce the illegal trade and consumption of wildlife, a senior official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
Vietnam to expand low-carbon rice farming model
06/10/2014 | 16:12:00
Reducing greenhouse gases in agricultural production is currently a general trend in the world. In Vietnam, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has carried out many programmes and projects on adaptation to climate change, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.
Mekong Delta tackles water pollution
06/10/2014 | 11:24:57
Mekong Delta provinces are implementing measures to tackle the issue of water pollution, according to the Steering Committee for the South-Western Region.
Thanh Hoa province home to more rare species
06/10/2014 | 11:18:32
Scientists recorded dozens of flora and fauna species listed in the World Red Book in the northern province of Thanh Hoa, including Roosevelt’s Muntjac, monocled cobra and a species of conifer called Yunnan Catkin Yew.
New waste treatment plant operational in Hanoi
04/10/2014 | 18:11:16
A new waste treatment plant was put into operation on October 4 in Hanoi, which can process 400 tonnes of garbage a day using advanced incineration technology.
Khanh Hoa vows to implement WB-funded environmental programme
02/10/2014 | 21:27:18
The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa pledged to ensure the effective operation of its new environmental facilities, which are currently still under construction with support from the World Bank, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Duc Vinh said.
VN-US trade to approach 35 bln USD
Trade between Vietnam and the US continues to expand in spite of domestic and int'l economic difficulties.
HAGL football team win U21 trophy
The Hoang Anh Gia Lai-Arsenal-JMG won the U21 trophy after crushing Thailand 3-0.
PM wraps up India visit
PM Nguyen Tan Dung left New Delhi on October 28, concluding his official visit to India.
PM’s India visit to improve strategic partnership
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s official visit to India from Oct. 27-29 aims to carry bilateral strategic partnership forward.
Second Asian Para Games wraps up
The 2nd Asian Para Games ended in the RoK on Oct. 24, with Vietnam ranking tenth in the medal table.
October sees record low CPI growth
The CPI in October rose slightly by 0.11 percent compared to September.
Vietnam, Finland sign air transport agreement
Vietnam and Finland signed an aviation agreement in Hanoi on October 20.
Institutional reform high on development agenda
Institutional reform is a priority in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020.
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