Vietnam aims to ensure water security Society

Vietnam aims to ensure water security

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Thailand moves to tackle drought World

Thailand moves to tackle drought

The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry of Thailand is planning to build 421 more water storage facilities in the fight against a looming water shortage.
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.
Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness Environment

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22).
Thailand warns of serious drought World

Thailand warns of serious drought

The Thai government has ordered all relevant agencies to be cautious in managing the country’s water supplies and also urged people to use water wisely due to concern about drought in the near future. ​
Thai province to supply water to Koh Kong of Cambodia World

Thai province to supply water to Koh Kong of Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen urged authorities to have water pipes connected from Thailand’s Trat province to supply water to Koh Kong province as the southern Cambodian locality is facing drought. ​