Environment

AFC delegates explore climate change adaption models

Good adaptation to climate change has helped local residents in flood-prone areas in Vietnam stablise their lives, said foreign experts to the second Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (AFC), which is taking place in Hanoi.
Society

Delta provinces ready for floods

Provincial authorities in the Mekong Delta have taken several measures to improve safety for people, crops and other properties during the 2012 flooding season.
World

Foreign investments continue to grow in Thailand

Atchaka Sibunruang, Secretary General of the Office of the Board of Investment said foreign investments in Thailand continue to grow steadily, defying the assumption that they have moved their capital elsewhere in this region.
Society

10,000 flee floods in central province

More than 10,000 people in the central province of Quang Nam on Nov. 7 were evacuated from flood-stricken low-lying areas, and the number was predicted to rise.
Society

Architects design flood-proof homes

The Vietnam Architecture Association has launched a design competition challenging domestic and overseas Vietnamese architects to come up with an innovative idea for building houses in flood-prone areas
Society

Urgent aids to Typhoon Mirinae victims

Vietnam will provide 225 billion VND (12.6 million USD) and 10,000 tonnes of rice to central and Central Highlands provinces to help them overcome the consequences of Typhoon Mirinae.