Society

Food insecurity no longer poses threat

Food insecurity will no longer be a threat to the country, and rice production should shift focus to emerging challenges to achieve sustainability, heard a conference on June 13 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Environment

National climate strategy seeks int’l input

The national strategy on climate change for 2050 and the vision to 2100 were discussed at an international workshop in Hanoi on April 21 after twice being revised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
UN climate summit opens in Copenhagen World

UN climate summit opens in Copenhagen

The United Nations climate summit opened in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Dec. 15 with strong calls for world leaders to reach a “fair ambitious and comprehensive” deal.
Society

200 bln VND to tackle climate change in HCM city

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has endorsed a 200 billion VND budget for its climate change response plan.The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has endorsed a 200 billion VND budget for its climate change response plan.
Environment

Public to be consulted on climate change

More than 100 members of the public will be selected to take part in a workshop on “World Wide Views on Global Warming” to discuss climate change and responses to this global issue.
World

ADB new policy targets clean energy for Asia

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) Board of Directors has approved a new energy policy to help Asia and Pacific countries secure adequate energy supplies while cutting levels of greenhouse gas emissions.
Business

ADB to double annual investment in clean energies

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will double its annual investment in clean energies to 2 billion USD to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and support low-carbon industries in Asia, the ADB office in Hanoi has announced.