Da Nang struggles with water shortage Environment

Da Nang struggles with water shortage

Although locals in the central city of Da Nang are now having water supply in a rotary fashion, they still face the risk of a relapse of water shortage as the salinity in input water for Cau Do waterwork – one of the major water plants of the city – has increased sharply.
Deputy PM promises no repeat of sea poisoning Environment

Deputy PM promises no repeat of sea poisoning

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said on January 8 that incidents such as the mass poisoning of fish off the coast of Vietnam in 2016 should never happen again. “It was a painful lesson,” he said.
Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield Environment

Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

Vietnam risks a loss of 7.2 million tonnes of rice yield and 3.2 percent of its agricultural land by the late 21st century as a result of climate change, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development forecast.
Deputies show confidence in new NA leader Politics

Deputies show confidence in new NA leader

The majority of deputies at the 14th National Assembly have shown their strong confidence in newly-elected NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who won the July 22 election with 98 percent of votes.
Climate change a threat to Mekong Delta Society

Climate change a threat to Mekong Delta

Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue emphasized that climate change is posing serious threats to the Mekong Delta, which produces half of Vietnam’s rice output.