Prime Minister inspects Son La Hydropower Plant Business

Prime Minister inspects Son La Hydropower Plant

PM Nguyen Tan Dung has urged Son La province, relevant ministries, agencies, as well as investors and contractors of the Son La Hydropower Plant to put its first turbine into operation safely by December 2010.
Society

Air reservoir tank explosion kills two

A Vinh Kien Food Processing Co Ltd air reservoir tank exploded in southern Kien Giang Province 's Chau Thanh district on Sunday, killing two workers and injuring 17 others.
Society

Massive investment to irrigate Central Highland

With a huge amount of investment from the State, which in 2008 had reached almost 4 trillion VND (208 million USD), so far the Central Highlands has managed to build 1,819 irrigation projects to service over 206,000 ha of crops.
North prepares for drought Environment

North prepares for drought

The water level of the Hong (Red) River, the country’s second biggest river has reached its lowest recorded level for a century, leaving more than 200 vessels stranded and threatening farming production, warned authorities.
NA approves hydro power in Lai Chau Politics

NA approves hydro power in Lai Chau

A majority of National Assembly deputies approved the investment plan for the 32.5 trillion VND (1.8 billion USD) Lai Chau Hydro-electric Power Plant project on Nov. 7.
PM inspects Lai Chau hydropower plant construction site Society

PM inspects Lai Chau hydropower plant construction site

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau to be well prepared for the resettlement of local people who have given their land for the Lai Chau hydropower plant, a key national project.
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Power utility struggles to match demand

The State-run Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is considering ways to increase power supply since demand has surged due to the unseasonable and prolonged hot weather in most parts of the country.