Untie bottlenecks to develop clean energy sources Business

Untie bottlenecks to develop clean energy sources

To promote the development of renewable energy, there should be a prioritised policy mechanism on electricity prices and loan interest rates, according to Dr. Nguyen Manh Hien, President of the Scientific Council at the Vietnam Clean Energy Association.
HCM City sees big decrease in street flooding Society

HCM City sees big decrease in street flooding

The anti-flooding works carried out in Ho Chi Minh City since 2008 have helped reduce the number of streets that are flooded during moderate to heavy rainfall, according to the city Department of Construction.
Praying for rain - unique ritual of Jrai people Culture - Sports

Praying for rain - unique ritual of Jrai people

A festival praying for rain is one of the largest and most unique of the Jrai people in the central highlands. Its original meaning was to pray for good luck and a bountiful harvest, and local authorities have arranged a re-enactment of the lively ritual.
WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change Environment

WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change

The World Bank in Vietnam announced on June 6 that the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors had approved an 84.4 million USD credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Vietnam’s multi-sectoral policy reforms so as to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.
Rose valley in misty Sa Pa Culture - Sports

Rose valley in misty Sa Pa

The rose valley in the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist area in Sa Pa town, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has been recognised as the largest of its kind in Vietnam.
South-central region adjusts farming schedules amid severe drought Business

South-central region adjusts farming schedules amid severe drought

The south-central region is estimated to have 51,000 – 70,000ha of farmlands facing a water shortage and a temporary halt to cultivation until there is rain or farmers switch to drought-resistant crops, according to the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.