Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report Environment

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River last year and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risks from extreme weather events and developments, says a new report by the Mekong River Commission (MRC).
Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region World

Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region

Japanese-based Dai-ichi Life Insurance company has channeled 5.4 billion JPY (50 million USD) into infrastructure development projects in the Mekong region, including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development Politics

PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.
WEF brings investment opportunities for Vietnam Politics

WEF brings investment opportunities for Vietnam

Nearly 30 years after Vietnam joined the World Economic Forum (WEF), the WEF has become an important venue for Vietnamese Government to hold dialogues with world leading economic groups, thus bringing investment opportunities for the country.
MRC welcomes Laos’ decision following dam break World

MRC welcomes Laos’ decision following dam break

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has welcomed the Lao Government’s decision to review all existing and underway dams and suspend the consideration of all new hydropower projects following a recent dam break.
HCM City leader receives Japanese parliamentarians Politics

HCM City leader receives Japanese parliamentarians

Ho Chi Minh City and Japan hold great cooperation potential in areas of mutual concern, including experience sharing in flood prevention and startups, said Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on July 26.
PM concludes trip to attend ACMECS 8, CLMV 9 Politics

PM concludes trip to attend ACMECS 8, CLMV 9

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his entourage arrived in Hanoi late June 16, concluding his trip to Thailand to attend the 8th ACMECS summit and 9th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Summit (CLMV 9).
Ho Chi Minh City to host Mekong Beauty Show in June Business

Ho Chi Minh City to host Mekong Beauty Show in June

Organic cosmetic products which are environmentally friendly will be introduced to consumers in sub-Mekong region at the Mekong Beauty Show scheduled to open at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on June 14.