Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister Environment

Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister

Extreme weather conditions are becoming more common in the region and around the world and have greatly affected Vietnam, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told lawmakers at the National Assembly’s ongoing 10th session in Hanoi on November 5.
Facebook joins MRC to raise awareness about flood, drought World

Facebook joins MRC to raise awareness about flood, drought

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and Facebook on August 31 launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong region.
Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official Environment

Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, which is one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change in the region, should map out a plan for building an irrigation network and enacting measures against saltwater intrusion with a vision for the next 50 years, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Phung Quoc Hien said at a working session with local authorities on July 8.
Businesses seek to optimise opportunities from EVFTA amid COVID-19 Business

Businesses seek to optimise opportunities from EVFTA amid COVID-19

Close to 150 businesspeople active in agricultural products, food processing, paper making, functional foods, logistics, and banking came together at a seminar in Hanoi on June 17 to seek opportunities from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.