Tag: "water resources"

Gov’t to fine minerals, water resources violations

Gov’t to fine minerals, water resources violations

The Government has issued a decree on punishments for administrative violations in the minerals and water resources sectors, imposing fines ranging from VND250 million (US$11,125) to VND2 billion (US$89,000).

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.

Water resources planning to be stepped up

Water resources planning to be stepped up

Stepping up water resources planning is among the core tasks the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set for 2017, aiming to complete a national water resources planning by 2020 and others for major river basins.

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.

Irrigation needs investment from private sector

Irrigation needs investment from private sector

The agricultural irrigation systems need to switch their operations from administrative subsidy mechanisms to market mechanisms in order to meet the goals of responding to climate change and the restructuring of the agricultural sector.

Central Highlands provinces to green additional 71,000 hectares

Central Highlands provinces to green additional 71,000 hectares

The Central Highlands provinces plan to plant 71,101 hectares of forests besides protecting over 2.25 million hectares of natural forests by 2020, according to the Standing Board of the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.

Vietnamese, Lao Foreign Ministers vow to reinforce ties

Vietnamese, Lao Foreign Ministers vow to reinforce ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith have vowed to reinforce cooperation between the two foreign ministries and in Vietnam-Laos special solidarity during their talks in Hanoi on June 8.

Government to consider plan for Red River dams

Government to consider plan for Red River dams

Experts have proposed the construction of five to seven dams along the Hong (Red) River to raise the water level, thus serving agricultural production and water transport without affecting flood drainage.