Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 4:28:49

natural resources and environment

High-tech farming development sluggish

Business

High-tech farming development sluggish

The development of high-tech agriculture in Vietnam remains sluggish due to unplanned and small-scale production, and is not commensurate with the country’s comparative advantages and efforts.

Ministry backtracks on dumping into sea

Environment

Ministry backtracks on dumping into sea

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has agreed not to dump nearly one million cubic metre of waste mud discarded by a power plant into Binh Thuan province’s sea following public outcry against the plan.

Prompt actions requested to deal with flood aftermath

Society

Prompt actions requested to deal with flood aftermath

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered authorities of northern mountainous provinces along with relevant agencies and ministries to augment efforts in response to torrential rains and floods wreaking havoc in the region over the last few days.