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.
ASEAN, RoK agree to join hands in building smart cities ASEAN

ASEAN, RoK agree to join hands in building smart cities

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will cooperate to build "smart cities" and explore business opportunities relating to them, according to the RoK’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
Front leader visits flood victims in Dak Lak province Society

Front leader visits flood victims in Dak Lak province

A delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, led by its President Tran Thanh Man, visited the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on August 25 to inspect the aftermath of a historical flood that took place earlier this month.
River basins in need of tighter management Society

River basins in need of tighter management

Scientists, researchers and officials from Quang Nam province and Da Nang city on November 21 discussed the management of the Vu Gia-Thu Bon river basin in the Quang Nam-Da Nang coastal area.
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Community-based flood control scheme lauded

A community-based approach to integrated water management has yielded clear socio-economic benefits in North Vam Nao Island in the Mekong delta province of An Giang , experts said at a workshop held last week.
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New water system boosts rice production

A nine-year pilot project deploying an integrated water management system has proved its efficacy and has the potential for much wider application, experts said at a workshop in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang Province last week.