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Soil erosion – urgent problem to address in Ca Mau province
25/07/2014 | 17:09:07
Hundreds of kilometres of coastlines and river banks in the southernmost province of Ca Mau are suffering from serious soil erosion, posing a major threat to the life of local people if urgent measures are not promptly carried out.
Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants
Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.
Typhoon forecast to hit northeastern Vietnam on July 19
Storm Rammasun, the second to appear in the East Sea this year, is predicted to hit northeastern coastal Quang Ninh province and Hai Phong city at noon on July 19, said Hoang Duc Cuong, Director of the Central Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.
Vietnam-Cambodia working group on water resources meets
14/06/2014 | 19:40:04
The Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Working Group on drafting regulations on joint management and use of water resources along the two countries’ border on June 13 began its 10th meeting with Cambodia’s National Mekong Committee and Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology.
Mekong Delta seeks to better protect submerged inland region
13/06/2014 | 18:09:55
A forum held in Tan An city, Long An province, on June 13 discussed the promotion of environmental protection and biodiversity in submerged inland eco-system areas in the Mekong Delta.
Disabled people raised awareness of disaster risk mitigation
12/06/2014 | 20:55:54
The central province of Quang Nam, one of the most disaster-prone areas in Vietnam, is looking towards the expansion of a project helping people with disabilities join the community in disaster risk mitigation.
Dong Nai ensuring environmental safety in industrial parks
12/06/2014 | 16:50:00
Concentrated wastewater treatment systems in 21 out of the 28 operating industrial parks in the southern province of Dong Nai have been working effectively, with a total processing capacity of 102,000 cubic metres of water per day, according to the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
German agency aids climate change mitigation project
10/06/2014 | 17:10:12
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on June 10 launched a project worth 4 million EUR (5.4 million USD) supporting nationally appropriate climate change mitigation actions in Vietnam.
Hanoi CPI rises in July
Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in July rose by 0.18 percent over the previous month.
VNA, PRD to enhance information sharing
The VNA and Thailand's Public Relations Department (PRD) have vowed to enhance information exchange.
Seminar marks 60 years of Geneva agreement
A seminar was held in Algeria to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Agreement.
VN ready for Int’l Chemistry Olympiad 2014
Everything is in place for the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad, which will kick off in Hanoi on July 21.
PM greets former US president Clinton
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung welcomed former US President Bill Clinton in Hanoi on July 18.
VN vows to optimise use of WB loans
Vietnam will use loans committed by the WB in the most effective way, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.
Cable cut slows internet connectivity
The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable was cut at 6.36pm on July 15.
Int’l expos promote use of green energy
Over 100 domestic and foreign businesses are joining exhibitions on green technology in HCM City.
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