PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Dong Thap preserves endangered pink mandarin Business

Dong Thap preserves endangered pink mandarin

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has approved a project to preserve the specialty pink mandarin of its Lai Vung district, which is facing a threat of dying out, over the next five years.
Vietnam seeks sustainable development of fisheries Business

Vietnam seeks sustainable development of fisheries

Fisheries output is expected to reach 8.2 million tonnes this year, much higher than the target of 6.5 – 7 million tonnes set under a 2016 -20 sustainable seafood development programme, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.
Fisheries targeted to become major production industry Business

Fisheries targeted to become major production industry

Vietnam aims to develop its fisheries sector into a large commodity production industry with competitive capacity and responsible and sustainable integration in line with international institutions, contributing to improving incomes for industry workers.
About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months Society

About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months

Some 150,000 flood survivors in central Vietnam will be in urgent need of food aid over the next five to six months, while 110,000 vulnerable people will require support to recover their livelihoods and agricultural production, the Disaster Risk Reduction Partnership (DRRP) reported at a meeting in Hanoi on October 26.
Localities asked to brace for upcoming storms, support flood-hit people Society

Localities asked to brace for upcoming storms, support flood-hit people

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 21 asked localities to focus on supporting flood-hit people in the central and north-central regions, especially Quang Binh and Ha Tinh provinces, and on designing plans to prepare for and respond to upcoming storms so as to ensure life and property.
Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement Environment

Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement

Vietnam will be the fifth partner in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to sign an Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA), according to Standing Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.