Society

Phu Yen invests in crucial infrastructure

The central coastal province of Phu Yen on January 19 put into operation Long Phu Bridge and An Ninh Dong sea dyke in Tuy An district, with total investment of 108 billion VND (5.07 million USD).
Society

Central region braces for tropical storm

Thousands of fishing vessels have headed for safe harbour as storms continue to lash the central provinces, damaging homes, washing away bridges, closing schools and forcing large scale relocations for several affected communities.
Society

Paddies, houses submerged by flood

Coastal provinces from Quang Ninh in the north to Khanh Hoa in the southern central region battled storm Bebinca, the second tropical storm of the year, over the weekend.
Environment

Climate change aid expected to reach 248 mln USD

Vietnam expects to receive 248 million USD of aid to its efforts to adapt to climate change this years, as all major international donors have now joined the Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP – RCC).
Politics

NA Chairman visits Bach Long Vi island

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has underlined the important geographical position of Bach Long Vi island district and its role as an ideal destination for developing fishing and tourism in line with the national socio-economic development plan.
Germany supports sea dyke upgrade Society

Germany supports sea dyke upgrade

The German KfW Bank (German Development Bank) has provided a loans worth 9 million EUR for the southern province of Ca Mau to improve and upgrade a sea dyke section in U Minh district.
VN needs Dutch port, coastal experience Business

VN needs Dutch port, coastal experience

Vietnam needs cooperation and experience from marine powers in the world, especially the Netherlands and the seaport city of Rotterdam , said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.
Business

109 trillion VND for north central irrigation

Vietnam will need around 109 trillion VND (5.2 billion USD) between now and 2050 to improve irrigation systems in the northern central region to cope with the serious impacts of climate change and rising sea levels.
NA deputies query hot transportation issues Politics

NA deputies query hot transportation issues

National Assembly deputies on Nov. 23 queried a number of hot transportation issues related to the North-South Railway Express, infrastructure, traffic jams and the restructure of the Vietnam Shipping Industry Group (Vinashin).
Environment

Public support needed to prevent climate change

People in the southern province of Kien Giang have directly taken part in climate change prevention for the first time by attending a training programme on how to plant coastal mangrove swamps in Hon Dat district.