Vietnamese and foreign experts have shared technological advances on the assessment and remediation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and dioxin pollution in Vietnam.
President Truong Tan Sang on December 2 had meetings with voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s districts 1 and 3, during which the voters expressed their pleasure at the outcomes of the National Assembly’s sixth session with the adopting of the amended Constitution.
(VOV) - The capital city needs accelerate administrative reform, improve the investment environment, spur economic growth, ensure social welfare and improve the operational efficiency of People’s Councils at all levels.
Vietnam will establish 16 maritime reserves spreading from the north to the south by 2015 and plan to expand the system and put several new reserves into operation during 2016-2020 period.
Environmental experts and scientists discussed the establishment of a set of appropriate criteria to evaluate the environmental sustainability of Vietnamese cities at a conference in Hanoi on November 21.
Tokyo hopes to support Vietnam in environmental protection, water drainage, athlete training, and education, which are all Japan’s strengths.
A workshop was held in Hanoi on November 13 for participants to share their experiences in building electrical and electronic waste collection and treatment systems.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao has called for financial and technical support from the UK to realise its target of becoming a green, modern and friendly city.
(VOV) -A series of cultural activities will be held at the Holland Village event which is scheduled to take place at 23/9 Park in Ho Chi Minh City from November 22-December 1.
Experts gathered in Hanoi on November 5 to share information on curbing environmental pollution caused by mercury emissions and realising the United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury.
(VOV) - Berlin is willing to sign cooperative agreements with Hanoi in the fields of solid waste treatment and transport and urban planning.
(VOV) - Binh Dinh province is implementing a Low Carbon Agricultural Support (LCASP) project designed to develop sustainable, efficient, and environmentally friendly agriculture.
(VOV) -The industrial wastewater treatment and purification-Vietnam Water 2013 Expo and Forum - opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on October 16.
(VOV) - The southern province of Dong Nai will establish a “Kansai Desk” dedicated to addressing any investment issues and queries from Japanese Kansai regional businesses.
(VOV) - Environmental experts have repeatedly warned of Vietnam’s vulnerability to repercussions from pollution and environmental degradation.