HCM City develops plan for underground spaces Society

HCM City develops plan for underground spaces

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are developing a plan for design and construction of underground spaces around metro line stations as part of an effort to renovate its inner districts and develop infrastructure in the next five years.
Changing mindsets in water resource usage, management Environment

Changing mindsets in water resource usage, management

Changing mindsets in the management and usage of water resources is essential to ensuring water security and dam safety, Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Phan Xuan Dung told a conference in Hanoi on August 17.
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.
Dry spell puts Daklak farmers under pressure Society

Dry spell puts Daklak farmers under pressure

The agriculture sector in central highlands Dak Lak province has been seriously damaged due to a prolonged drought. Lakes and reservoirs are also running out of water, leaving local people struggling.
Thailand warns of water shortage in some localities World

Thailand warns of water shortage in some localities

Thailand’s Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) on October 22 urged people in some localities to brace up for water shortage that could last for eight months as the dry season is expected to begin on November 1.
Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting World

Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar co-chaired the 10th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 1 within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52).