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Weathermen on island 'with no women' miss home, but perform essential duties for nationicon

Weathermen on island 'with no women' miss home, but perform essential duties for nation

FEATURE
22/05/2021

Departing from Cua Lo in Nghe An in cloudy windless weather, after 40 minutes of floating on the sea, the delegation of journalists arrived on Hon Ngu Island, just four kilometers from the shore but isolated and primitive.

USAID launches environmental conservation projects in Vietnamicon

USAID launches environmental conservation projects in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/05/2021

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching two new projects to facilitate Vietnam to contribute climate-positive actions to helping address the global climate crisis.

President attends opening ceremony of Leaders Summit on Climateicon

President attends opening ceremony of Leaders Summit on Climate

POLITICS
23/04/2021

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc participated in the opening ceremony of the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by the US on April 22 at the invitation of US President Joe Biden.

Climate resilience scheme for urban areas approvedicon

Climate resilience scheme for urban areas approved

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/04/2021

The Prime Minister has approved a scheme for climate resilience development in urban areas in the next 10 years.

Resolution 120 changes the mindset about Mekong Delta development: experticon

Resolution 120 changes the mindset about Mekong Delta development: expert

FEATURE
20/03/2021

“Many people call Resolution 120 the ‘golden resolution’. For me, the resolution removes the obstacles that strangled farmers, helping them have a better life,” said Prof Vo Tong Xuan, a respected agriculture expert in Vietnam.

Third conference held to discuss sustainable development of Mekong Deltaicon

Third conference held to discuss sustainable development of Mekong Delta

BUSINESS
14/03/2021

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc talked about a new strategic viewpoint involving eight “Gs” on the development of the Mekong Delta while chairing a conference in Can Tho city on March 13.

Government shows urgency in climate change battleicon

Government shows urgency in climate change battle

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/03/2021

In a bid to ensure sustainable development and economic growth, the government has enacted a fresh action programme on continuing response to climate change, with new mechanisms in favour of private investment.

Made-in-Vietnam satellite to be launched into orbit this Septembericon

Made-in-Vietnam satellite to be launched into orbit this September

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/03/2021

Development of NanoDragon, a micro satellite developed by a team of Vietnamese engineers, has been fully completed and the device is set to be sent to Japan to undergo quality control before being launched into orbit in September.

Mekong Delta farmers get bumper harvest, high prices for winter-spring riceicon

Mekong Delta farmers get bumper harvest, high prices for winter-spring rice

BUSINESS
27/02/2021

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, the country’s rice granary, are having a bumper winter-spring harvest and getting high prices for their grain.

New planning views climate change as opportunity for Mekong Deltaicon

New planning views climate change as opportunity for Mekong Delta

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/02/2021

A draft master plan for the Mekong Delta for 2021-2030 and vision to 2050, recently released to collect public feedback, views climate change as not only a challenge but also an opportunity for local development.

More flood-prevention projects scheduled as HCM City deals with climate change, rising sea levelsicon

More flood-prevention projects scheduled as HCM City deals with climate change, rising sea levels

SOCIETY
14/02/2021

To mitigate the impact of flooding caused by heavy rains and high river tides, HCM City has invested heavily in flood-prevention works, including drainage system improvement, dredging of canals, and wastewater treatment systems.

Measures needed to make Mekong Delta adaptive to climate changeicon

Measures needed to make Mekong Delta adaptive to climate change

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/02/2021

It is essential to promote sustainable development of the Mekong Delta in the direction of effectively adapting to climate change, 

Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Deltaicon

Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/02/2021

The most severe saline intrusion - the movement of ocean saltwater into riverine freshwater - is said to occur in the Mekong Delta region from February 8 to 16, coinciding with the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday,

Vietnam to further join int’l efforts against climate change: PMicon

Vietnam to further join int’l efforts against climate change: PM

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/01/2021

Vietnam will continue its active participation in international efforts to combat climate change, so as to transform climate-induced “challenges” into “opportunities” for the sustainable development for all, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.

Da Nang beaches continue to face erosionicon

Da Nang beaches continue to face erosion

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/01/2021

Beaches in the central city of Da Nang continue to face severe erosion after rain, raising concerns among local residents.

Climate Change: Vietnam’s strong political commitment to protection of human rightsicon

Climate Change: Vietnam’s strong political commitment to protection of human rights

SOCIETY
26/12/2020

In the context of the speed of climate change, urbanization is increasing rapidly and complicatedly, human rights violations such as social inequality, discrimination against women and migrants, refugees, extreme poverty... still happen.

Vietnam wins trust worldwide: Belgian Ambassador to UNicon

Vietnam wins trust worldwide: Belgian Ambassador to UN

POLITICS
20/12/2020

Vietnam has a strong voice and has won trust worldwide, especially in Asia, Africa, the Europe as well as the US, Ambassador Philippe Kridelka, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the UN has told VNA.