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UN meeting talks how to cope climate change

World

UN meeting talks how to cope climate change

The third World Climate Conference (WCC-3) opened on August 31 in Geneve, bringing together some 2,500 experts to discuss the global access to information and services for countries worldwide to better cope with climate change.

PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030

Politics

PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked international consultants to focus on preserving the tangible and intangible values of Hanoi ’s old quarter and developing linkages between the city and other localities while working on a master plan for the city toward 2030.

Hanoi, Seoul to boost ties in urban planning

Politics

Hanoi, Seoul to boost ties in urban planning

Hanoi and Seoul authorities have inked a cooperation agreement that focuses on the latter’s assistance for Hanoian urban developers to move forward with a master plan for parts of the city bounded by Red River.

Floods claim dozens of lives in Asia

World

Floods claim dozens of lives in Asia

Flash floods and landslides occurring in Southwestern and Eastern China last weekend left 29 dead and missing, injured dozens others, and seriously damaged the country’ s transport infrastructure.

Lao PM extends sympathy for flood losses

Politics

Lao PM extends sympathy for flood losses

The Lao Prime Minister, Bouasone Bouphavanh, has sent a message of sympathy to his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung, over the great loss of human life and property caused by floods and landslides in the mountainous northern provinces.

Red River urban area moves to PM’s desk

Society

Red River urban area moves to PM’s desk

A plan to rebuild urban areas along both banks of the Hong (Red) River in Hanoi through 2020 will be submitted to the Prime Minister after receiving the nod from the Hanoi Party Committee conference on July 6.

Relief aid given to flood hit provinces

Society

Relief aid given to flood hit provinces

The Vietnam Red Cross Association has decided to give 200 million VND and 200 packages of goods in emergency aid to three northern mountainous provinces, which have been hard hit by floods and torrential rains over the past few days.