Indonesia calls on Japan to invest in hydropower projects World

Indonesia calls on Japan to invest in hydropower projects

Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has called on Japan to invest in building hydropower plants in a green industrial area in North Kalimantan, Antara News Agency reported.
New tourist magnet in Gia Lai province Culture - Sports

New tourist magnet in Gia Lai province

An ancient stone stream has been discovered in Chu Pah district, in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai. Since news of the discovery became public, many tourists have flocked to the site to take Instagrammable photos featuring the unique local geography.
Gia Lai approves 500MW solar power project Business

Gia Lai approves 500MW solar power project

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has issued a decision approving the investment plan for the KN IaLy - Gia Lai solar power project, which has total investment of over 9.55 trillion VND (412.27 million USD).
Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta Environment

Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

The most severe saline intrusion - the movement of ocean saltwater into riverine freshwater - is said to occur in the Mekong Delta region from February 8 to 16, coinciding with the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, since Chinese hydro-power plants have reduced their water discharge, which affects water flows downstream on the Mekong River, experts have said.
EVN lauded for ensuring power supply Business

EVN lauded for ensuring power supply

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on January 12 lauded the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) for its efforts in ensuring electricity supply for socio-economic development, as well as daily activities.
Assistance comes for flood-hit residents in Thua Thien-Hue Society

Assistance comes for flood-hit residents in Thua Thien-Hue

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man and State Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on November 30 presented aid packages to people of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, to help them surmount consequences of recent storms and floods.