Philippines works to reduce La Nina impacts World

Philippines works to reduce La Nina impacts

The Philippine government is implementing a comprehensive programme to lessen the impact of La Nina, stated Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma on June 1.
Rammasun-hit localities endeavour to fix damage Society

Rammasun-hit localities endeavour to fix damage

At least 24 people have lost their lives to landslides, flash flood triggered by prolonged torrential rains and strong winds as a result of typhoon Rammasun that swept through northern mountainous provinces last week.
Society

Royal documents affirms Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea, islands

A collection of Nguyen dynasty administrative documents was listed as a UNESCO world documentary heritage on May 14. The papers are not only a repertory of treasured documents about Nguyen dynasty but also convincing evidence of Vietnam’s sovereignty over its sea and islands, said the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.
Politics

Vietnam, India issue joint statement

Vietnam and India on November 20 issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong’s State visit to India.
Environment

Vietnam sets climate change response as key task

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has pinpointed Vietnam’s response to climate change as one of the top national tasks as it has caused natural calamities in the country, resulting in serious losses of human life and property.
Research network helps improve weather forecasts Sci-Tech

Research network helps improve weather forecasts

The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHF) has been connected to the Vietnam Research and Education Network (VinaREN) since 2006, which has significantly helped the centre improve the quality of weather forecasting and disaster warnings.
Sci-Tech

VinaREN connects Vietnamese scientists with global peers

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Viet Thanh has called for scientific researchers and educators to play more active roles in implementing advanced-network infrastructure applications to improve the capacity and efficiency of VinaREN, the Vietnam Research and Education Network.
Experts urge new weather approach Sci-Tech

Experts urge new weather approach

Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.
Sea-resources project points way to future Environment

Sea-resources project points way to future

A national project to explore and assess the management of sea resources and the environment during the 2006-11 period was able to yield important results, including building centres to cope with oil spills in three regions and collecting important data on sea resources to help boost the country's marine economy potential.

India helps to upgrade Vietnam’s IT sector Sci-Tech

India helps to upgrade Vietnam’s IT sector

On Feb. 29 representatives from the Vietnamese and Indian governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on upgrading Vietnam ’s capacity to carry out high efficiency calculation.