Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be submerged by 2100: scientists Environment

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be submerged by 2100: scientists

Nearly the entire Mekong Delta region of Vietnam – an area that makes up 50 percent of the national rice output, 65 percent of seafood, and 70 percent of fruit – could sink underwater by the year 2100, scientists from the Netherlands’ Utrecht University have warned.
Various solutions to sea level rise in Vietnam Environment

Various solutions to sea level rise in Vietnam

A series of solutions to adapting to sea level rise caused by climate change have been taken in Vietnam, as the phenomenon is posing grave challenges to the ecosystem, biodiversity and natural resources as well as human life.
Environment

Project designed to cope with super typhoons

Maps demonstrating areas vulnerable to elevated water levels caused by hurricanes in coastal provinces are at the heart of a project to cope with super typhoons conducted by the National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention.
Business

HCM City targets to become regional services hub

A socio-economic development master plan to 2020 with a vision to 2025 recently approved by the Prime Minister requires Ho Chi Minh City to take the lead in national industrialisation and modernisation, gradually becoming an economic, financial and scientific and technological hub of the country and the region as a whole.
World rice prices may soar next year Business

World rice prices may soar next year

The price of rice will rise to 700 USD per tonne next year even though India has returned to the market, according to the CEO of The Rice Trader, a leading trade publication and analyst of the global rice industry.