Thailand: Officials follow up on anti-drought project World

Thailand: Officials follow up on anti-drought project

Sakda Wichiansilp, director general of the Department of Ground Water Resources, has visited areas affected by drought in Sakon Nakhon province and followed up on the project to develop ground water for large-sized farms in the dry season.
Indonesia speeds up capital city move World

Indonesia speeds up capital city move

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on December 18 that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a 32.79 billion USD project to move the capital city from Jakarta to Borneo island so that the new "Silicon Valley"-like city could be ready by 2023, a year earlier than the government's original estimate.
Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
Master plan needed to develop shrimp farming Business

Master plan needed to develop shrimp farming

Shrimp farming on sandy land has brought profits to the coastal central provinces over the years. But the unplanned and spontaneous expansion of this model is accompanied by the potential of severe negative impacts on economy and environment.
Climate change threatens water security Environment

Climate change threatens water security

Ensuring water security is becoming an urgent matter of Vietnam in the context that climate change is causing bad impact on all aspects of the life from socio-economic affairs to the environment.
Conference on water project in Ha Giang Society

Conference on water project in Ha Giang

A conference to accelerate the implementation of a German-funded water project was held in Dong Van district, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on October 3.