Business

Connectivity urged to tap regional potential

The coordination among Mekong Delta localities and between them and Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and the southeastern region hasn’t formed a sustainable connectivity, thus causing the unavailability of a particular mechanism to attract investment to the region.
Politics

Vietnam keen on boosting ties with France

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung confirmed Vietnam’s constant policy of attaching much importance to developing ties with France during a meeting with French President Francois Hollande in Paris on September 25.
Environment

Capacity building to adapt to climate change

A seminar on capacity building to be able to adapt to climate change took place in the former imperial city of Hue on June 6 as part of the Mekong - Building Climate Resilient Asian Cities (M-BRACE) project.
Environment

Netherlands helps Mekong with climate change

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Prof. Cees Veerman, advisor to the Vietnamese Prime Minister on climate change, flood control and water resource management, in The Hague on Sept. 29 during his official visit to the Netherlands.
Society

Public awareness of climate change issues improves

Public interest in climate change issues has been considerably improved over the past few years thanks to increased communications but it will take time to make everyone have a proper attitude towards the topic.
Vietnam, Netherlands issue join statement Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands issue join statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands on Oct. 1 in The Hague issued a joint statement on the official visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the Kingdom from Sept. 27-Oct. 1, affirming to increase cooperation in five prioritised areas.
PM Dung meets Dutch Crown Prince Politics

PM Dung meets Dutch Crown Prince

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander in Rotterdam on Sept. 30 as part of his official visit to the Netherlands.
Environment

Workshop on climate change opens in Da Nang

A workshop on sharing experiences in coping with climate change was held in the central city of Da Nang on May 21 as part of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) project funded by US foundation Rockefeller.