Tag: "water"

National clean water week launched in Thai Nguyen

National clean water week launched in Thai Nguyen

The national week on rural clean water and environmental hygiene was launched on April 29 in Huong Thuong commune, Dong Hy district, northern Thai Nguyen province, by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD).

PM asks Guangxi to import more Vietnamese goods

PM asks Guangxi to import more Vietnamese goods

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China encourage the import of agro-forestry-fishery products from Vietnam, particularly rice, for a more balanced trade between the two countries.

Disadvantaged people get better access to welfare services

Disadvantaged people get better access to welfare services

The beneficiaries of social assistance have gained better access to basic welfare services such as health care, education, clean water and legal support, it was reported at a conference in the northern province of Lao Cai on April 25-26.

Formosa apologises for fish death statement

Formosa apologises for fish death statement

Leaders of the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation (FHS) officially apologised for a shocking statement made by a company’s representative regarding recent massive fish deaths in the central region.

Minister tours drought-hit Binh Phuoc province

Minister tours drought-hit Binh Phuoc province

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will consider allocating the World Bank’s loans for the southern province of Binh Phuoc in order to help the locality upgrade its lakes and dams to deal with the ongoing drought, said Minister Cao Duc Phat.

Sustainable use sought for Mekong water resource

Sustainable use sought for Mekong water resource

The worst drought ever recorded in Vietnam has prompted the government and the public to brainstorm strategies on using water sources intelligently for food security and poverty reduction.

Vietnam works to ensure water security

Vietnam works to ensure water security

Vietnam must take drastic measures to tackle drought and saline intrusion to help ensure water security and prevent the politicisation of water in the region.

Hanoi may face summer water shortage

Hanoi may face summer water shortage

Hanoi could be hit by water shortages this summer because the Da River water pipeline No.1 faced risk of re-breaking, while a second pipeline will not be finished by its scheduled deadline, according to city authorities.

Netherlands lights up water tower in Hanoi

Netherlands lights up water tower in Hanoi

The Hang Dau water tower, a historical relic with special architecture in Hanoi, is being illuminated at night from April 16 – 27, a project sponsored by the Netherlands.

Thailand introduces water management reform

Thailand introduces water management reform

Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that the Government had introduced a reform of water resource management, based on a 10-year strategy to be adjusted in accordance with the evolving situation.