Tag: "water"

Measures put forward to improve rural water supply, sanitation

Measures put forward to improve rural water supply, sanitation

As water shortages have left critical impacts on the socio-economic development of rural areas, the Vietnam Institute of Fisheries Economics and Planning (VIFEP) has come up with a number of solutions to improving water supply and sanitation in underprivileged areas.

Danang holds first ever MICE tourism expo

Danang holds first ever MICE tourism expo

VOV.VN -More than 100 domestic and foreign travel agents are expected to attend the first ever MICE (business) tourism expo set for June 24-26 at the at the Tien Son Sports Centre in central Danang city, officials have announced.

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Water shortages are affecting more than 57,000ha of rice farmland in the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang, with entire crops at risk of being wiped out completely due to the prolonged drought.

Japan helps Hanoi in clean water loss control

Japan helps Hanoi in clean water loss control

About VND10.4 billion, or US$464,000, will be invested in a Japan-funded project on capacity building and technology training to reduce clean water loss in Hanoi City from 2016-2018.

Nestlé looking forward to 2016

Nestlé looking forward to 2016

Officially operating in Vietnam since the 1990s, Nestlé S.A, headquarted in Switzerland, which is one of the biggest food and beverage manufacturers of the world, was among the first international companies present in Vietnam.

Work begins on clean water plant in Binh Phuoc

Work begins on clean water plant in Binh Phuoc

The Binh Duong Water Supply Sewerage and Environment Co ., Ltd held a ceremony to kick off construction of a plant supplying clean water for the Becamex – Binh Phuoc Industrial and Urban Complex and adjacent zones in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.

Suntory helps students improve water awareness

Suntory helps students improve water awareness

Suntory’s water education programme “Mizuiku – I love clean water” has reached 1,600 primary school students at six primary schools in two Hanoi’s districts of My Duc and Thanh Oai in 2015.

Disadvantaged residents in Northwest benefit social funds

Disadvantaged residents in Northwest benefit social funds

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has provided preferential loans for around 2.6 million poor and near-poor families in the Northwestern region, allowing 363,000 of them to escape from poverty, according to the bank.

Quality of river water improves

Quality of river water improves

This year's water quality index at three main rivers in Southern Vietnam has improved since 2013 and 2014, a recent conference in Hanoi on "Rivers and Challenges" reported.

Projects aim to keep rivers above water

Projects aim to keep rivers above water

The ​Hong-Thai Binh rivers system has many irrigation works and four big dams to regulate water resources, but drought, shortage of water and floods are still common occurrences.

Belgium funds wastewater treatment project in Thai Nguyen

Belgium funds wastewater treatment project in Thai Nguyen

The Belgian Government will provide VND252 billion (US$11.08 million) in official development assistance for a 439-billion-VND project on wastewater treatment and drainage systems in northern Thai Nguyen province.

Quang Nam: Climate change adaptation models prove effective

Quang Nam: Climate change adaptation models prove effective

Climate change adaptation models piloted in the central province of Quang Nam have reaped successes, heard a workshop held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Danish Embassy in Vietnam in the locality on November 26.

Int'l water and energy expo opens in Hanoi

Int'l water and energy expo opens in Hanoi

Advanced technologies applied in energy and water supply and sewage will be introduced during the 7th Vietnam Water Expo and Forum, taking place at the Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre, Hanoi from November 25-27.