Ho Chi Minh City wants to learn from Singapore’s experience in building a smart city, particularly in tackling traffic congestion, managing water resources and preventing flooding, said a municipal leader.
VOV.VN - A dune is a hill of sand built either by the flow of water or winds and they come in an infinite variety of sizes and forms. Here’s our list of the most beautiful sand dunes of Vietnam.
Hastening the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans remains a huge task for the remaining two months of this year in the context of increasing public debts and limited resources, said Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.
VOV.VN - After the water level receded, the flood-ravaged Ngo Xa and Ngo Bac villages in Son Thuy commune, Le Thuy district, Quang Binh province remain isolated and run short of food and fresh water.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has intensified inspections of industrial zones to ensure they build and operate concentrated waste water treatment systems.
White fish, crabs and water lilies are proving hard to find for farmers who rely on the floods.
'Mua nuoc noi' (floating-water season) describes the monsoon floods that partially submerge the Mekong Delta's melaleuca forests and draw boats between their branches.
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has made its biggest-ever cash seizure of 112 million MR (US$28 million) following the arrest of two senior officials of the Sabah Water Department.
VOV.VN - A Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) delegation comprising of Japanese businesses operating in China and Hong Kong made a fact-finding tour of Haiphong City on November 5 to explore investment opportunities.
A conference to accelerate the implementation of a German-funded water project was held in Dong Van district, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on October 3.
Residents and industrial clusters should be responsible for treating their waste instead of relying on the Government’s budget, said Hoang Duong Tung, deputy director general of the Vietnam Environmental Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Measures to ensure cross-border water resources security and adapt to climate change were discussed at the fifth international workshop and exhibition on water in Hanoi on October 3.
VOV.VN - Thousands of small dead fish have washed ashore on October 1-2 at West Lake in Hanoi, the start of a fish kill that locals are saying is one of the worst they can remember.
Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island is facing overwhelming growth in local tourism against the backdrop of a rapid decline in clean water.
Many localities nationwide experienced environmental degradation during the 2011-2015 period, according to a report released by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) in Hanoi on September 29.
US will continue imposing anti-dumping duty on Vietnamese frozen warm water shrimp to the US market after the second five-year sunset review, reported the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA).
Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in September increased 0.43% from the previous month, and 2.71% from the same month last year, the municipal Statistics Office reported on September 24.
Many European Union (EU) nations are helping Vietnam tackle climate change through various projects.
A technical assistance project funded by the Dutch Government has been successful in enhancing training capacity for the Water Resources University and the Hanoi University of Natural Resources & Environment.
Nearly 4,600 coaches and athletes from 45 countries and territories will participate in the 5th Asian Beach Games (ABG5) in the central coastal city of Da Nang from September 24 to October 3.