Regional seminar on country contributions to new climate change deal

A regional seminar held in Hanoi on July 20 discussed preparations for intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) to the new climate change agreement to be concluded at the 21 st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2015.

Resolution to improve business climate shows initial success

The implementation of Government Resolution 19/NQ-CP on improving business environment and national competitiveness between 2015 and 2016 has shown encouraging outcomes in the first half of this year, said Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh at the regular cabinet meeting held in Hanoi on June 29.

Nam Dinh plants mangrove to fight climate change

The Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh is undertaking efforts to foster mangrove plantation in coastal areas to fight climate change, building on the success ò a mangrove plantation and disaster risk reduction (MP/DRR) programme which has been carried out since 1997 in 15 communes in the coastal of Hai Hau, Giao Thuy, and Nghia Hung.