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National efforts tackling natural disasters scrutinised
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.
Hanoi: Waste treatment plants to be operational in 2015
A number of waste treatment plants in Hanoi’s outlying districts of Dan Phuong, Phu Xuyen, My Duc, Ba Vi and Soc Son are expected to be operational this year.
Climate change to inflict huge losses
Adverse climate change could cost Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand at least 16 billion USD per year in damage to natural resource assets and infrastructure services, a report has revealed.
National Park birds take wing under dedicated care
Among the birds at the park, many are rare species listed in Vietnam's and the World's red books of endangered fauna and flora.
Tram Chim National Park deserves Ramsar title
Located in Tam Nong district of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, Tram Chim National Park boasts a rich biodiversity that turned it into the world’s 2000 th Ramsar site in 2012.
Deputy PM inspects waste treatment in Hanoi
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has suggested that Hanoi research technology to produce electricity from waste treatment.
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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.
WB funds planting of industrial trees
UNFPA to help Vietnam make population policies
Party General Secretary calls for corruption trials
Party, State leaders welcome US House Minority Leader
Vietnam builds barracks for Cambodia
Vietnamese athletes top medals table
Vietnam’s chess grandmaster inspires Webster University
NA Chairman meets European Parliament Vice President
Vietnam concerned about violence in Yemen
Japan commits 936 mln USD ODA to Vietnam
Tax payment time must be cut to 171 hours in 2015: PM
Parliaments discuss role in ensuring health care for all
Private firms key to growth: MPI Minister
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