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Swedish experts share experience in natural disaster prevention
20/11/2014 | 16:12:03
A seminar on up-to-date technology in natural disaster risk reduction and adaptation was jointly organised on November 20 by the Embassy of Sweden and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam modernises industrial waste water observation
Studies related to the observation of industrial waste water discharged from industrial zones (IZs) in Vietnam through mobile analysing stations were introduced at a seminar in Hanoi on November 18.
Project to restore wetlands reserve launched
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a four-year long project to restore the Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve in the southern province of Long An.
Marine sanctuaries crucial to developing a sea-based economy
22/10/2014 | 16:42:56
Vietnam’s nine marine protect areas play a crucial role in sea-based economic development, a conference in Hanoi heard on October 21.
Vietnam, Germany step up environmental cooperation
22/10/2014 | 16:28:46
The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) reviewed their cooperation over the past decade and set out guidelines for working together in the future on October 21.
Vietnam addresses wildlife consumption
22/10/2014 | 16:20:12
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 eliminates use of ozone-depleting chemicals
22/10/2014 | 11:31:56
Vietnam will completely abolish the use of more than 500 tonnes of HCFC-141b, a chemical that damages the ozone layer, in the production of thermal insulation foam by the end of 2014, an official has said.
Workshop highlights dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa Airport
21/10/2014 | 16:26:00
Around 250,000 cu.m of soil in Bien Hoa City, the southern province of Dong Nai, are contaminated with dioxin at levels ranging from 1,000 ppt to as high as more than 1 million ppt, it was reported at a workshop in Dong Nai on October 21.
Citizen Identification, Civil Status Laws passed
NA deputies passed the Law on Citizen Identification and the Law on Civil Status on Nov. 20.
PM responds to NA deputies’ queries
The PM laid out measures to deal with public debt in his address to lawmakers in Hanoi on Nov. 19.
Shrimp exports to hit 3.8 billion USD this year
Shrimp export turnover is forecast to hit 3.8 billion USD this year.
Vietnam, Russia hold 7th strategic dialogue
The 7th annual VN-Russia Strategic Dialogue on Diplomacy-Defence-Security took place in HCM City on Nov. 15.
NA announces votes of confidence results
All 50 officials holding positions elected or approved by the NA passed the vote of confidence on Nov. 15.
Vietnam backs APEC development agenda
Vietnam fully supports the measures required to fulfil the Bali commitments and Bogor goals.
Regional minimum wages to increase
Region-based monthly minimum wages in VN will be increased by 15 pct from January 1, 2015.
PM, four ministers to be questioned
The PM and four ministers will go before the National Assembly its the on-going eighth session.
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