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PM requests better weather forecasting to mitigate disaster losses

PM requests better weather forecasting to mitigate disaster losses

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.

Quang Thanh Giang, a passionate musician

Quang Thanh Giang, a passionate musician

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 PM calls for G20 support to developing countries

Deputy PM calls for G20 support to developing countries

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.

Downstream Mekong River cities boost tourism links

Downstream Mekong River cities boost tourism links

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.

Experts seek solutions to water resources exhaustion

Experts seek solutions to water resources exhaustion

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.

Workshop seeks effective use of Mekong water resources

Workshop seeks effective use of Mekong water resources

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.

Deputy PM meets Lao official

Deputy PM meets Lao official

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.

PM attends 8th Mekong-Japan Summit

PM attends 8th Mekong-Japan Summit

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.