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Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at seaicon

Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at sea

Vietnam has long been persistent and consistent in safeguarding its national sovereignty in the East Sea through peaceful measures on the basis of international law.

 
Mekong River’s falling water levels affect Delta livelihoodsicon

Mekong River’s falling water levels affect Delta livelihoods

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
07/08/2019

People in the Mekong Delta are worried about the absence of floods this year as the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has warned about the record 10-year low of the river’s water level.

Water sources in Vietnam insufficient: reporticon

Water sources in Vietnam insufficient: report

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
18/07/2019

Rapid economic development, plus climate change, poses big threats to water sources in Vietnam, according to a World Bank (WB) report.

HCM City to have new climate change response planicon

HCM City to have new climate change response plan

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
17/07/2019

Ho Chi Minh City is making a climate change response plan for 2020 – 2030 with the support of international organisations, focused on mitigation and adaptation measures.

UNHRC adopts Vietnam's resolution on climate change and human rightsicon

UNHRC adopts Vietnam's resolution on climate change and human rights

POLITICS
16/07/2019

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted a resolution on climate change and human rights co-authored by Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh, during its 41st session in Geneva, Switzerland on July 11-12.

Climate change in northwest: saving the 'green lung'icon

Climate change in northwest: saving the 'green lung'

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
08/07/2019

Northwestern provinces are aware of the possible consequences of climate change and understand that protecting the environment is urgently needed.

Mekong Delta needs ecological reservoirs, says senior experticon

Mekong Delta needs ecological reservoirs, says senior expert

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
05/07/2019

Prof Dr Dao Xuan Hoc, chair of the Vietnam Water Resources Association,  believes that ecological reservoirs are a good solution to ease floods, and mitigate landslides and subsidence in Mekong Delta.

Climate change in the northwest: living in flooded areasicon

Climate change in the northwest: living in flooded areas

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
02/07/2019

Locals in the northwestern area do not know how to ‘live together with floods’ as people in the coastal central areas do. 

Comic contest encourages Vietnamese children to fight against climate changeicon

Comic contest encourages Vietnamese children to fight against climate change

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
01/07/2019

A comic contest was launched in Hanoi last week to encourage Vietnamese children’s participation in the fight against natural disasters and climate change.

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7icon

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
01/07/2019

Upcoming events in Hanoi and HCM City

Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 41st sessionicon

Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 41st session

POLITICS
30/06/2019

Women’s rights and climate change were the focus of a discussion within the framework of the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on June 28.

Saline intrusion, landslides challenging Mekong Deltaicon

Saline intrusion, landslides challenging Mekong Delta

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
28/06/2019

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Tran Hong Ha said at a national conference recently that climate change in Mekong Delta "comes sooner and much faster than many scenarios" had predicted.

Vietnamese people join hands to save Mekong Rivericon

Vietnamese people join hands to save Mekong River

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
27/06/2019

Individuals, organizations and businesses are spending money, effort and time to clean up the Mekong River.

The risk in ignoring climate changeicon

The risk in ignoring climate change

BUSINESS
26/06/2019

Climate change is forcing some companies to reduce their impacts and vulnerability in order to anticipate, lead, and promote market and public policy developments around the risk of environment problems in business.

Mekong Delta re-plans in response to climate changeicon

Mekong Delta re-plans in response to climate change

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
26/06/2019

After nearly two years of implementing a government resolution on sustainable and climate resilient development of the Mekong Delta, known as Resolution 120, a number of policies have been revised to enable the region’s comprehensive development.

Mekong Delta faces severe climate risksicon

Mekong Delta faces severe climate risks

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
24/06/2019

Nguyen Huu Thien, talks to the newspaper Thanh Niên (Young People) on the eco-system in the Mekong Delta and threats from climate change.

Sea dike erosion worsens in Kien Giangicon

Sea dike erosion worsens in Kien Giang

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
20/06/2019

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have announced that there has been serious erosion of the sea dikes in the Kim Quy-Tieu Dua area in the communes of Van Khanh and Van Khanh Tay, An Minh District.

Climate change: Quang Binh faces severe droughticon

Climate change: Quang Binh faces severe drought

PHOTOS
17/06/2019

In Quang Binh province, dozens of local reservoirs are running out of water which puts the summer-fall rice crop of 2018-2019 at risk.