Environment

Vietnam strives to reduce CO2

From improving institutions to devising detailed plans for each sector, Vietnam is making every effort in order to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions by 2030.
Politics

Review of Vietnam-Russia 65-year ties

Sixty-five years ago, what was then the Soviet Union became one of the first countries to recognise and establish diplomatic relations with Vietnam , marking a milestone in bilateral ties between the two nations and laying the foundation for a flourishing friendship, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has stated.
Sci-Tech

Atomic technology fuels development

Vietnam's use of radio-active technology has created huge growth in agriculture, medicine, oil and gas production and other industries, said Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Viet Thanh.
Business

HCM City turns to clean technology

As Vietnam's premier economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City faces many serious environmental problems and demand for clean technology is huge, the city's environment chief has said.
Slovakia keen on energy collaboration with Vietnam Politics

Slovakia keen on energy collaboration with Vietnam

Slovakia is willing to cooperate with and assist Vietnam in developing its energy industry, Slovakian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajcak said at the Vietnam-Slovakia Business Forum in Ho Chi Minh City on November 5.
Environment

USAID helps Thanh Hoa promote green growth

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on October 7 between the the central province of Thanh Hoa and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), pledging to jointly develop an action plan for green growth.
Vietnam calls for climate change deal by 2015 Environment

Vietnam calls for climate change deal by 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh called on countries to establish a new global legally binding framework to achieve the goal of limiting the world to a less than 2 degree Celsius rise in global temperature.
Society

Scientists honoured with Russian insignia

The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) has presented insignias to six Vietnamese scientists in recognition of their contribution to modernising and developing nuclear research in Vietnam.
Refinery investment to double Business

Refinery investment to double

Vung Ro Petroleum Ltd has received a modified investment licence from the People's Committee of central Phu Yen Province for the development of the planned Vung Ro oil refinery project.
New milestone in Vietnam-Indonesia ties Politics

New milestone in Vietnam-Indonesia ties

The upcoming state visit of President Truong Tan Sang to Indonesia from June 27-28 is a historic development in the relationship between Vietnam and Indonesia, Vietnamese Ambassador to the country Nguyen Xuan Thuy said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
Siemens engages in many crucial projects in Vietnam Business

Siemens engages in many crucial projects in Vietnam

The 2013 Siemens Vietnam Day, set to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on June 28, will mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Siemens Vietnam, which is hailed as one of the most successful multinational companies in Vietnam.