Viet Nam News

Việt Nam – Laos friendship, solidarity, cooperation to further thrive: President

Talking to the press on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the nations’ diplomatic relations (September 5, 1962 – 2022), he said with their time-tested relationship, Việt Nam and Laos have many advantages and great potential to increase the scale of cooperation. It requires both ...

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Việt Nam needs laws for sustainable energy development

The absence of laws on energy and in particular renewable energy is causing an imbalance between the stages of production, transmission and consumption of coal-fired power, solar power, and wind power in Việt Nam. Experts mentioned this shortcoming at a recent event within the framework of ...

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Mekong Delta focused on digital transformation in agriculture

Rapid digital transformation is considered the best way for the Mekong Delta agricultural sector to overcome difficulties and recover in the post-pandemic period, a seminar heard in Hậu Giang Province last week. The event was held to discuss how products and services from the delta could ...

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Đắk Lắk to use GPS tracking necklaces to monitor wild elephants

The International Organisation for Nature Conservation in Việt Nam and the Đắk Lắk Department of Agriculture and Rural Development are perfecting a GPS Tracking Necklaces for Elephants Program to help with elephant conservation in the province. Đắk Lắk Province has around 28 wild elephants and they ...

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Mekong Delta eyes rapid development of renewable energy

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta will need to optimise its natural conditions to develop renewable energy and attract investment in the sector to mitigate the impacts of climate change, experts have said. The region has much potential for renewables like wind, solar and biomass, they said. It has a ...

Xuan Hiep and Viet Dung

Lao PM’s visit to enhance bilateral partnership in 2022: Vietnamese Ambassador

The upcoming Việt Nam visit by Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh during January 8-10, the first by the Lao leader in his position, will help reinforce the bilateral ties and create motivation for their comprehensive partnership in 2022, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyễn Bá Hùng has ...

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Environmental management innovation needed to reduce pollution

The environment is suffering great pressure from socio-economic activities with an increase in environmental pollution both in quantity and scale, calling for more effective solutions to handle the issue. The appearance of extreme weather, pollution hotspots at river basins and air pollution are among the main ...

Minh Nguyệt

Mekong fishermen struggle to survive

As dawn breaks on the serene lake of Bình Thiên in An Giang Province, fisherman Đặng Hữu Đức instructs his 17-year-old son to cast a net into the clear water of the largest freshwater lake in Việt Nam’s Mekong Delta. To his son’s disappointment, when the net ...

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'Nature - based' farming a winner in Delta

Over the past three years, Kiên Giang Province, the Mekong Delta’s largest rice producer, has restructured cultivation methods on more than 24,000ha of rice fields to adapt to climate change and improve farmers’ incomes. The farmers, who had typically planted two or three rice crops a year, switched to either rotating the ...

Tôn Ánh Thu

HCM City's major environment and sanitation project face slow progress

A project to improve the environment and sanitation in HCM City’s District 2 worth more than VNĐ11.13 trillion (US$495 million) is lagging well behind schedule, requiring authorities’ interventions to speed up. In March 2015, the State Bank of Việt Nam and the World Bank signed agreements for ...

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