ASEAN transitioning towards sustainable energy ASEAN

ASEAN transitioning towards sustainable energy

Renewable energy plays an increasingly important role in the diversification of energy supplies, which helps fulfil targets in climate change adaptation and reduces the negative impacts of excessive energy use, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An said on November 20.
PM provides emergency aid to three central provinces Society

PM provides emergency aid to three central provinces

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to grant 80 billion VND (3.46 million USD) in emergency aid from the State budget reserves this year to help people in the central region surmount consequences of recent floods.
Webinar strengthens post-COVID-19 Mekong-Ganga Cooperation World

Webinar strengthens post-COVID-19 Mekong-Ganga Cooperation

An international webinar on "20 Years of Mekong-Ganga Cooperation" took place in New Delhi, India on November 5-6 to review the achievements of the MCG Cooperation in the past two decades and build a strategy to strengthen this initiative in the next 10 years, especially the post-COVID-19 period.
Aid continues coming to flood victims in central region Society

Aid continues coming to flood victims in central region

A delegation of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), led by its President Nguyen Dinh Khang, on November 5 presented 500 million VND (21,600 USD) to residents who were affected by recent floods in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister Environment

Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister

Extreme weather conditions are becoming more common in the region and around the world and have greatly affected Vietnam, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told lawmakers at the National Assembly’s ongoing 10th session in Hanoi on November 5.
VNA helps flood-hit people in Thua Thien-Hue Society

VNA helps flood-hit people in Thua Thien-Hue

A working delegation from the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), led by member of the Party Central Committee and VNA Director General Nguyen Duc Loi, visited the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and held a working session with leading officials on November 2.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving Society

Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving

The Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with the Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the World Bank, and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, on October 28 launched a logo and slogan design contest to encourage people to cultivate power-saving habit.
Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave Society

Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on October 28 asked relevant localities and agencies, and people in the central and Central Highlands regions to take proactive measures in coping with Storm Molave and its consequences, towards minimising its impact.
Hundreds of rowers conquer race featuring Tu San canyon Culture - Sports

Hundreds of rowers conquer race featuring Tu San canyon

Hundreds of rowing-lovers from Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) and kayak clubs nationwide have flocked to Meo Vac district in the northern province of Ha Giang, to take part in a rowing competition at Tu San canyon, which is believed to be the deepest canyon in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.