Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction Environment

Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction

The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held in Hanoi on October 12 a ceremony in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to review impacts of natural disasters and climate change in recent years, thus defining orientations for future coordination activities.
Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop Business

Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop

Ocean accounting, which is built based on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), helps experts and policy-makers evaluate the actual contribution the seas make to the economy, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on October 11.
US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills World

US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills

More than 2,000 US and Philippine military personnel, along with a small number of Japanese soldiers, on October 9 began annual combat exercises aimed at responding rapidly to crises and natural disasters and affirming their commitment to keep the region "free and open."
Prime Minister receives outgoing Lao Ambassador Politics

Prime Minister receives outgoing Lao Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has congratulated outgoing Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane on fulfilling his assigned tasks and receiving a first-class Labour Order of the Vietnamese Party and State for his contributions to promoting bilateral relations.
Stronger reforms needed to facilitate economic performance: PM Business

Stronger reforms needed to facilitate economic performance: PM

Addressing the Government’s meeting on October 2, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries, sectors and localities to push ahead with stronger reforms to promote production and business activities amid several challenges to and problems of the economy.
ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook World

ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook

Laos’ economic growth will be moderate in 2019 and 2020, projected to be at 6.2 percent, slightly lower than April forecast of 6.5 percent, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
PM directs landslide prevention in Mekong Delta Environment

PM directs landslide prevention in Mekong Delta

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung inspected a coastal dyke in Tan Thanh commune, Go Cong Dong district, one of the landslide hotspots in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, on September 27.