PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Thai counterpart Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha in Phnom Penh on January 10, on the sidelines of the 2nd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting.
Scientists mull world water shortages Society

Scientists mull world water shortages

Some 150 scientists gathered in Hanoi to discuss how to develop environmentally friendly, economically viable and energy efficient process to treat and preserve the world’s limited water resources.
VN needs environmental security strategy: experts Environment

VN needs environmental security strategy: experts

Vietnam needs a national strategy to combine environmental protection with socio-economic development policies, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Sinh, President of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has said.
Prime Minister hosts Hungarian ambassador Politics

Prime Minister hosts Hungarian ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the upcoming visit to Vietnam by Hungarian PM Orban Vicktor is an important event that will open up many cooperation opportunities for the two countries with a range of agreements due to be signed. ​
 Vietnam’s biggest polymetallic project fined for violations Environment

Vietnam’s biggest polymetallic project fined for violations

The Nui Phao mining project, Vietnam’s biggest polymetallic operation, has seriously violated regulations on environmental protection, mining, and use of land and water resources, according to the results of an inspection conducted last year by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield Environment

Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

Vietnam risks a loss of 7.2 million tonnes of rice yield and 3.2 percent of its agricultural land by the late 21st century as a result of climate change, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development forecast.