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Thermal dioxin desorption system started in Da Nang
19/04/2014 | 17:49:09
A thermal desorption system was put into operation at Da Nang airport on April 19, as part of a US-funded project to clean up dioxin-contaminated soil and sediment in the central city.
WB project brings clean water to people in Ha Nam
More than 10,000 households in the northern province of Ha Nam will gain access to clean water in 2014 through a five-year project funded by the World Bank (WB), which is being implemented in eight Red River Delta provinces.
One million new trees to give HCM City a fresh look
More than 46 billion VND (2.1million USD) will be spent this year to plant one million new trees in Ho Chi Minh City to increase green cover and beautify city streets.
IFAD aids Vietnam’s climate change response
29/03/2014 | 17:14:00
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement in Rome on March 28 to provide 34 million USD for Vietnam to cope with climate change.
Forest fire risk puts Ba Ria-Vung Tau on high alert
28/03/2014 | 21:07:15
Prolonged dry weather and droughts have been putting forests in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau at high-risk of large-scale fires.
Hanoi striving to improve waste management: official
28/03/2014 | 16:03:52
Hanoi is intensifying its waste management efforts, particularly in the rural areas, said Pham Van Khanh, deputy director of the Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Highland Dak Lak struggles with severe drought
28/03/2014 | 15:51:56
Thousands of households in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak are suffering from a severe shortage of water due to prolonged drought.
Challenges for Vietnam to reduce CO2 emissions
28/03/2014 | 11:32:50
Vietnam needs about 30 billion VND (1.4 million USD) to reduce Carbon Dioxide - CO2 emissions in its industry sector from now to 2020, which is quite a big challenge on its way to achieve a sustainable economic development. A report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Vietnam Economic Times.
Hue Festival a big feast of art, music
The nine-day Festival Hue was a big feast of art and music, with 2,600 artists and performers.
Vietnam-Brazil trade surges in Q1
Two-way trade between Vietnam and Brazil reached 675.158 million USD in Q1.
Festival honours Goddess Ponagar
The annual Ponagar Festival opened in Nha Trang city on April 20.
Localities urged to work harder against measles
Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.
Hue Festival offers feast of traditional music
The Hue Festival offered visitors a feast of traditional music in the evening of April 16.
Deputy PM undertakes productive UK visit
Vietnam and the UK have committed to fostering trade and investment cooperation.
PM orders anti-measles measures
The PM has urged ministries and local authorities nationwide to intensify measures against measles.
Thua Thien-Hue full of festive atmosphere
Hue is in a festive atmosphere as numerous activities are being held as part of the 2014 Hue Festival.
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