ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations World

ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to resume free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the European Union after negotiations were suspended since 2009, the Bangkok Post reported.
Cham Island to protect biodiversity Environment

Cham Island to protect biodiversity

The Centre of Biodiversity Conservation, GreenViet and the Management Board of Cham Island has inked an MoU on the protection of flora and fauna in the forest of the island.
Society

Diesel-electric buses to run on street soon

Vietnam will soon get new diesel-electric hybrid buses following the signing of an agreement in Hanoi on June 13 between Siemens Vietnam and the Vietnam Motors Industry Corporation or Vinamotor.
Vietnam, Netherlands boost energy cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands boost energy cooperation

Vietnam and the Netherlands are expected to further their energy cooperation after a series of agreements were signed during Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.
Climate change needs strong action Environment

Climate change needs strong action

Lawmakers are aware of their responsibilities in coping with climate change, energy shortages and waste of natural resources, a senior legislator told reporters recently.