Thang Long - Hanoi

Vietnam submits BUR to UNFCCC Secretariat
17/12/2014 | 16:36:12
Vietnam has submitted its first Biennial Update Reports (BUR) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat at the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 20) held recently in Lima, Peru.
IUCN-funded project benefits Can Gio mangrove forest, locals
An International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) funded project has not only helped protect Can Gio mangrove forest in Ho Chi Minh City’s Can Gio district, but also increased income for locals, heard a conference in the city on December 15.
Mekong Delta to see wind power plants
The Ho Chi Minh City-based Phu Cuong Corporation has unveiled plans to invest 436 million USD in building a 170MW wind power plant in the Mekong province of Soc Trang.
Conservation challenges from development projects
14/11/2014 | 20:31:52
Minimising the adverse impacts of development projects on the environment and natural resources is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed urgently, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on November 14.
Project promotes sustainable development in Lower Mekong
14/11/2014 | 16:33:20
A project aiming at accelerating the realisation of goals set in the Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative (LMPPI) was launched at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13.
Vietnam to benefit from Japanese low-carbon technologies
13/11/2014 | 16:21:11
A Japanese-funded project will be piloted in major hotels in Vietnam with the aim to reducing carbon dioxide emission in buildings.
HCM City expands pilot waste classification at home
13/11/2014 | 15:27:32
Ho Chi Minh City will expand the classification of waste by households to 24 districts across the locality.
Greener Con Dao National Park targeted
12/11/2014 | 16:50:06
Con Dao National Park is implementing a number of biodiversity conversation strategies that will have a global and national impact, Tran Dinh Hue, Vice Director of the park, said.
VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties marked
A meeting was held in Hanoi on Dec.16 to mark the 25th anniversary of VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties.
Vietnam, RoK conclude FTA talks
Vietnam and the RoK signed a minutes to conclude negotiations of their FTA in Busan on Dec 10.
Stronger measures urged to protect children
Vietnam should build regulations to promote organisations' role in combating violence against children.
Self-service petrol stations open in Hanoi
Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves at two filling stations in Hanoi.
President meets voters in HCM City
President Truong Tan Sang met with voters in District 4, HCM City on Dec. 2.
Vietnam, Russia cement legislative relations
Vietnam and Russia agreed to deepen friendship and cooperation between the two legislative bodies.
PM asks for tighter price, market control
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged for tighter control of price and market.
Confidence vote - highlight of NA session
A number of deputies considered Q&A sessions and the confidence vote as highlights of the 13th NA’s eighth session.
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