Early disaster warning system discussed Society

Early disaster warning system discussed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) held a meeting in Hanoi on January 11 to discuss launching a project on building an early disaster warning system for the mountainous and midland regions.
New cold spell to hit northern and central regions  Environment

New cold spell to hit northern and central regions

A new strong cold spell will begin affecting the northern and central regions from January 7-12, with snow and frost forecat to appear in northern mountainous provinces, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Flood-affected school students get scholarships Society

Flood-affected school students get scholarships

A total of 220 school students whose families were affected by floods and storms from Nghe An to Quang Ngai provinces received scholarships worth 2.2 billion VND (95,000 USD) from the Vietnam Central Disaster Prevention Support Fund (QPT) for continuing their education.
VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020 Business

VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020

Vietnam among very few countries to post GDP growth rate of 2.5-3 percent, and the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement in 2020 when Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chairmanship are among the top 10 domestic economic events in the year.
Survey reveals top climate impacts in Southeast Asia World

Survey reveals top climate impacts in Southeast Asia

Floods, loss of biodiversity and sea level rise are the top climate impacts in the Southeast Asian region, a new climate survey on Southeast Asians’ attitudes and perceptions conducted by the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute revealed on December 17.
Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk World

Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk

Indonesia has been identified as one of the 35 countries with the highest natural disaster risk, based on the number of fatalities in natural disasters between 2015 and 2020, said head of the country’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Doni Monardo.
11M State budget revenue down 7.8 pct. Business

11M State budget revenue down 7.8 pct.

State budget revenue in the first 11 months of this year fell 7.8 percent year-on-year to just over 1.26 quadrillion VND (54.58 billion USD), the Ministry of Finance reported on December 8, blaming the economic fallout from COVID-19 for the decline.