A meeting to review the implementation of an environment project between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was held in Hanoi on December 1.
The United Nations issued a fresh warning on November 30 about the humanitarian situation in eastern Mosul where the US-backed Iraqi army is locked in heavy fighting with Islamic State militants.
Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in November rose by 0.47% over October, according to the municipal statistics office.
The 12th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE) opened in Hanoi on November 29 helped regional researchers, managers and experts share experience in water environment management.
A water supply station, which can turn saltwater with salinity of 16% into fresh water, was inaugurated in An Hiep commune, Ba Tri district, the southern province of Ben Tre, on November 26.
VOV.VN - On November 23, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered his opening speech at the 9th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Vietnam calls upon the UN Security Council to play its active role in preventing water-related conflicts, upholding international law and frameworks that help protect water security and water infrastructures.
VOV.VN - In recent years, Bac Ninh has increased safe and sanitary water supplies for rural people funded by the National Target Program for Rural Clean Water and Sanitation, World Bank loans, and social resources.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has helped build more than 8.7 million clean water and sanitation facilities for family use in the past 12 years under its credit programme designed for the purpose.
Drought and saltwater intrusion in Vietnam’s southern region will be less severe in the 2016-2017 dry season, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Dr. Royol Chitdon, Director of the Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute visited NBT World and granted an exclusive interview as part of Thailand Today's special program and joined in a video tape recording related to His Majesty the late King’s royal initiative on water resources management.
A Vietnam-Germany forum held in Hanoi on November 11 has highlighted the need for drastic measures to improve the management of water resources in river basins amidst worsening pollution.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved water supply planning for the Mekong Delta region to 2030 with a vision to 2050, aiming to reduce average clean water loss to 18% in 2020.
The World Bank (WB) will help Vietnam build water-supply plants, according to an official at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment at a conference on water resources.
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.
Finnish firms specialising in water supply and solid waste treatment shared their experience in providing safe water at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on November 8.
VOV.VN - Thousands of water professionals and companies are expected to attend an annual technical exhibition and conference that has opened in Ho Chi Minh City at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre.
VOV.VN - Energy is used in every part of the country’s economy—powering homes, businesses, factories, and cars, said speakers at a seminar on November 7 in Soc Trang Province.
The pursuance of private goals in the use of Mekong River water resources could make countries miss chances to optimise their mutual benefits to ensure energy, water, food, and ecological security for common prosperity, heard a workshop in Hanoi on November 4.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam has proposed a construction duration of 36-38 months for a Japan-funded water drainage and wastewater treatment project in Bien Hoa city, southern Dong Nai province.