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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.
Dak Lak takes measures to prevent forest fires in 2015
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has taken a host of measures to prevent forest fires as the dry season has arrived.
Climate change response developed in Mekong Delta region
The Southern Institute for Water Resources Planning (SIWRP) has implemented a master plan to build three irrigation systems in response to climate change in Can Tho, Ca Mau and Vinh Long – the three most severely inundated cities in the Mekong Delta.
First Biennial Update Report on climate change introduced
23/01/2015 | 19:47:00
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment introduced the first Biennial Update Reports (BUR1) of Vietnam to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at a workshop in Hanoi on January 23.
Vietnam steps up climate change adaptation efforts
22/01/2015 | 09:28:40
Vietnam is making substantial efforts to fulfil its National Target Programme to Respond to Climate Change in 2015, hoping to assess the phenomenon’s impacts on each sector and locality and ultimately design a feasible action plan to counteract these effects.
UN climate change official promises support to Vietnam
21/01/2015 | 20:42:00
Chairman of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Rajendra Pachauri promised to stand side by side with Vietnam in mitigating the adverse effects of climate change while meeting Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi on January 21.
Vietnam promotes low-carbon growth
21/01/2015 | 17:01:10
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) organised a workshop in Hanoi on January 21 to formally launch a project to facilitate the development of green energy technologies.
First solid waste treatment plant in Ly Son island on trial run
21/01/2015 | 16:43:53
A solid waste treatment plant in Ly Son island district, the central province of Quang Ngai has experienced a trial run after five months of construction.
Festival commemorates nation’s legendary mother
The northern midland province of Phu Tho launched a festival paying homage to Vietnam’s legendary mother Au Co.
Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory celebrated
A festival was held in Hanoi on Feb 23 to mark the 226th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory.
Vietnam rings in New Year with firework, music
Millions of people across Vietnam took to the streets in jubilant celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
President extends New Year greetings
President Truong Tan Sang extended his best wishes to all Vietnamese people on the eve of Lunar New Year.
More Tet gifts come to less fortunate people
More gift packages are being delivered to needy people on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
Vietnamese abroad cheer upcoming Tet
Vietnamese expatriates gathered in foreign countries on February 8 in celebration of Lunar New Year.
Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to Phu Tho
Vietnam Fatherland Front President Nguyen Thien Nhan presented Tet gifts to AO/dioxin victims in Phu Tho.
VN targets diversified cultural diplomacy
The PM approved the National Strategy on Cultural Diplomacy through 2020.
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