Many scientists have asked the Vietnamese Government to propose Laos to suspend its Pak Beng hydropower project to wait for thorough assessment of the project’s possible impacts on areas in the lower Mekong River.
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has asked Laos to support Vietnam in the regulation and use of the Mekong River’s water resources.
Vietnam needs to improve the quality of weather forecasting and enhance international co-operation to prepare for natural disasters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting held in Hanoi on April 17 to review disaster prevention and control in 2016 and lay out tasks for 2017.
VOV.VN - The Mekong River Delta has nurtured young, passionate musicians. Quang Thanh Giang who lives in Can Tho city has an outstanding reputation for songs about his homeland.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has asked G20 members to increase support to developing countries in infrastructure and human resource development, technology transfer and climate change response.
VOV.VN - In 2017, Vietnam’s agriculture should exert greater efforts to overcome difficulties in the export market and ensure domestic food security despite climate change.
VOV.VN - Although Vietnam’s economy had no major breakthroughs in 2016, it managed to maintain a stable growth thanks to careful government management.
Authorities of the five tourism hubs along the downstream Mekong River area have determined to build transport routes and develop tourism products that connect at least two of the group.
The Prime Minister has approved the overall planning and a master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region until 2020 with a vision extending to 2030.
Several parts of the country continued to experience heavy rains especially in the North and North East of Thailand.
Drought and saltwater intrusion in Vietnam’s southern region will be less severe in the 2016-2017 dry season, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Water supply experts have emphasised the need to deal with water issue in the entire Mekong River basin that comprises six countries along the river in order to ensure the sustainable use and exploitation of water resources and environmental protection.
The pursuance of private goals in the use of Mekong River water resources could make countries miss chances to optimise their mutual benefits to ensure energy, water, food, and ecological security for common prosperity, heard a workshop in Hanoi on November 4.
VOV.VN -Travel experts from Boundless Journeys and Adventure Life have revealed the list of top 10 most eco-friendly hot spots across the world, including Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam met Laotian Prime Minister Thonglun Sisulit on their sideline meeting at the 2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit in Bangkok on October 10.
VOV.VN - The Mekong River Delta’s livestock production did not seem to suffer much damage from the recent drought, unlike the cultivation and fishery sectors.
Vietnam pledges continued efforts to foster the Mekong-Japan cooperation for the sustainable development, peace, stability and prosperity in the region, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed.
It is necessary to promptly devise a national plan on environmental protection to serve as the foundation for appraising and approving investment projects in regions across the country.
The 6th Mekong-Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos on July 24 in the framework of the ongoing 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 49).
VOV.VN - Kien Giang is an ideal place for those who want peaceful holidays. It has beautiful islands and a primitive beauty.