Vietnam seriously implements climate change-related commitments: Deputy PM Politics

Vietnam seriously implements climate change-related commitments: Deputy PM

Vietnam has been seriously implementing its commitments related to climate change at both global and regional levels, especially within the ASEAN framework, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said while addressing a teleconferenced high-level open debate of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on July 24.
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.
No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution: MONRE Environment

No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution: MONRE

An increase in the number of industrial zones has been polluting Vietnam’s environment, and there are no appropriate solutions in place, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) warned in its draft 2019 report on environment protection released earlier this week.
HCM City to spend more on road infrastructure Business

HCM City to spend more on road infrastructure

HCM City will prioritise investment in road infrastructure if it receives permission to raise the budget revenue-retention ratio, according to the municipal Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Hau Giang hopes for Finland’s cooperation in various areas Politics

Hau Giang hopes for Finland’s cooperation in various areas

Secretary of the Hau Giang Party Committee Lu Van Hung has told Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam Kari Kahiluoto that the Mekong Delta province hopes for cooperation from Finnish firms in socio-economic development planning, e-government building, smart city, and green and renewable energy developing.
VFF President presents public opinions, petitions Politics

VFF President presents public opinions, petitions

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man presented a report summarizing public opinions and petitions during the opening of the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on October 21.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.