Fighting nCoV like fighting enemy: PM Society

Fighting nCoV like fighting enemy: PM

In the face of complex developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an urgent meeting with officials of relevant ministries and sectors in Hanoi on January 27 to discuss countermeasures.
Top 10 world economic events of 2019 World

Top 10 world economic events of 2019

Below is a recap of ten of the year’s most consequential headlines impacting consumers, investors and financial markets worldwide chosen by the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030 Environment

Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Removing ‘bottlenecks’ for Mekong Delta tourism Travel

Removing ‘bottlenecks’ for Mekong Delta tourism

The Mekong Delta has been known far and wide for long as a magnet to tourists thanks to its green space and orchards, crisscrossed by canals. Advantageous in geographic location and resources, yet local tourism sectors still fail to create a breakthrough growth matching the potential of the region.
PM agrees with plan for bio-diversity cooperation with Laos Environment

PM agrees with plan for bio-diversity cooperation with Laos

The Prime Minister has given a green light to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to coordinate with other ministries, authorities and localities as well as the Lao side to hold a bilateral ministerial-level meeting on accelerating cooperation activities in preserving the bio-diversity and managing preservation areas along the bilateral border.
Twelve SOEs report losses in 2019 Business

Twelve SOEs report losses in 2019

The Ministry of Finance has revealed that twelve out of 136 wholly state-owned enterprises had posted losses of 720 billion VND in total (31 million USD) in the first half of last year, and six others faced warnings regarding financial security.
Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution World

Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution

The Thai government is considering whether to impose a ban on personal car use in affected areas to cope with high levels of hazardous ultra-fine PM2.5 dust particles in the air if levels exceed 100 microgrammes per cubic metre, twice the safety level.