“Young ambassador” project launched Society

“Young ambassador” project launched

A project to train 50 students at higher education institutions nationwide to become environmental ambassadors was launched at a ceremony at the Hanoi National University (HNU) on November 6.
Music video calls for river protection Environment

Music video calls for river protection

Musician Do Phuong, deputy head of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, said on August 27 that he and his co-performers have released a music video (MV) calling for the community protection of rivers, many of which are disappearing.
PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects Business

PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects

Three subsidiaries of the State-owned Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) signed a business cooperation contract (BCC) on August 3 to carry out a chain of gas, power, and service port projects.
NA’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA significant: Deputy FM Business

NA’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA significant: Deputy FM

The recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) by the National Assembly, along with the decision by the European Parliament (EP) to adopt the two agreements, confirms the desire and determination of the two parties to further deepen bilateral relations 30 years after establishing diplomatic ties, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
Dirty factories won’t leave Hanoi Environment

Dirty factories won’t leave Hanoi

Hanoi authorities have planned to move polluting facilities from the inner city, however, the process has been delayed, with many companies reluctant to give up their land to authorities and relocate.
Formosa probe results revealed Environment

Formosa probe results revealed

The environment ministry has reported the results of an investigation into Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company’s efforts to tackle the environmental incident it caused in four central provinces.
Environment

UNDP backs Vietnam’s environmental protection efforts

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to cooperate with the Government and people of Vietnam on sustainable development and green growth to ensure a more sustainable future for all, said Director Louis Chamberlain at a meeting held in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on June 5.
Concerted efforts needed to achieve MDGs in ethnic groups Society

Concerted efforts needed to achieve MDGs in ethnic groups

Vietnam cannot fulfill the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in ethnic minority communities unless joint efforts are undertaken by all relevant authorities, Vice Minister and Deputy Head of the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs Son Phuoc Hoan said on October 8.