Upgrade of Tan Son Nhat int'l airport’s runway completed Business

Upgrade of Tan Son Nhat int'l airport’s runway completed

Repairs of Tan Son Nhat International Airport’s 25R/07L runway, which is three kilometres long and 46 metres wide, has finished after nearly six months, according to the Cuu Long Corporation for Investment, Development and Project Management of Infrastructure.
WB, Australia asked to help An Giang build reservoirs Society

WB, Australia asked to help An Giang build reservoirs

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has asked the World Bank and the Australian government to help build reservoirs in combination with irrigation infrastructure to serve production in the Long Xuyen quadrilateral sub-region.
Runway upgrade at Tan Son Nhat airport to finish by year-end Business

Runway upgrade at Tan Son Nhat airport to finish by year-end

Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has urged contractors to complete the upgrade of four taxiways and one of HCM City-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport’s two runways by the year-end to meet heightened travel demand for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Vietnam, China celebrate 20th anniversary of land border treaty signing Politics

Vietnam, China celebrate 20th anniversary of land border treaty signing

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on August 23 co-chaired a ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam-China Land Border Treaty at Mong Cai International Border Gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official Environment

Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, which is one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change in the region, should map out a plan for building an irrigation network and enacting measures against saltwater intrusion with a vision for the next 50 years, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Phung Quoc Hien said at a working session with local authorities on July 8.
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.
Ca Mau dyke network seeing severe subsidence Environment

Ca Mau dyke network seeing severe subsidence

Some 1,670 metres of dykes in U Minh district’s Khanh Tien commune in the southernmost province of Ca Mau have subsided in recent times - the latest in a number of similar incidents along the dyke network facing the Gulf of Thailand.
Vietnam, US cooperate in satellite observation Sci-Tech

Vietnam, US cooperate in satellite observation

US space agency NASA is collaborating with the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) for a programme on satellite observation to provide analysts and decision makers with information about environmental changes, the effects of agriculture and the health of forests and wetlands.