Ho Chi Minh City has started laying out the groundwork for a water pipeline that will run over 10 kilometers (6 miles) from its outskirts to the inner-city.
Vietnam’s leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event, Vietwater, and Vietnam's leading renewable energy and energy efficiency exhibition, RE & EE Vietnam, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 8.
Vietnam needs up to US$10.2 billion for the development of water supply and drainage systems to keep up with urban population growth by 2020.
A clean water supply system began operation in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on October 30.
A regional safe water supply project with total investment of about US$1.7 billion will be launched in the Mekong Delta, said a representative from the Technical Infrastructure Agency of the Ministry of Construction.
Twenty-six schools in the northern province of Bac Giang will have new toilets and water filtering systems thanks to a programme funded by Samsung Electronics Vietnam.
Climate change will cause some 250,000 additional deaths from malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea and heat exposure per year between 2030 and 2050, warned Director of the Department of International Cooperation Tran Thi Giang Huong on October 19.
Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila affirmed that Finland wants to step up multi-dimensional ties with Vietnam while meeting with Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh in Helsinki on October 17.
Some 150 scientists gathered in Hanoi to discuss how to develop environmentally friendly, economically viable and energy efficient process to treat and preserve the world’s limited water resources.
VOV.VN - More than 800 pupils and a large number of local people in the northern Dien Bien Province joined a meeting today (October 13) to mark World Handwashing Day (October 15).
VOV.VN- Heavy rain over the past few days has caused a deluge of flood water and a large segment of dike on the Bui River (Chuong My, Hanoi) has been breached.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 12 made an inspection of the northern province of Ninh Binh for a check of local dykes as the locality suffered from serious deluge over the past few days.
Traditional water puppetry shows of the Vietnam National Puppetry Theatre will be performed at the upcoming the 21st Festival de L’Imaginaire in France from November 22-26 at the invitation of the Maison Des Cultures Du Monde (World Cultural House) director.
Two exhibitions on Vietnam’s water sector and renewable energy will open at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City from November 8 to 10.
VOV.VN - The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated at Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi with diverse activities.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed wish that the Netherlands would share its experience in building a development strategy and rallying financial aid for Vietnam to develop its Mekong Delta sustainably.
The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade to continue with the review of hydropower planning in Central Highlands provinces in line with the PM’s dispatch 391/CD-TTg dated March 16 this year.
VOV.VN - The US International Trade Commission voted unanimously in early September to support the domestic shrimp industry by extending the antidumping orders on frozen warm water shrimp from Vietnam, China, India and Thailand for an additional five years.
Hanoi wants to learn experience from Denmark in addressing environmental pollution, traffic jams, and clean water shortages.
A conference on shaping the shift to sustainable development model adaptive to climate change in the Mekong Delta will take place in Can Tho city on September 26-27.