Farmers in the Mekong Delta Water have planted rice on 497,000 hectares in the Autumn-Winter crop, 24,000 hectares more from the same period last year.
VOV.VN - A seminar to present and share the achievements of “Vietnam-Yokohama Safety Water Supply Management Project” was organized on 30 August in Hue City.
Vietnam will need around US$10.2 billion to carry out water supply and wastewater treatment projects in the 2016-2020 period, according to figures released at a recent press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on an upcoming exhibition of this sector.
The agricultural irrigation systems need to switch their operations from administrative subsidy mechanisms to market mechanisms in order to meet the goals of responding to climate change and the restructuring of the agricultural sector.
VOV.VN - Prominent Israeli scientists and water practitioners chaired a workshop on August 28 in Hanoi discussing water evaluation and planning, sponsored by the Embassy of Israel in Vietnam.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has urged the southern province of Dong Nai to pay special attention to site clearance for two JICA-funded water projects to ensure their implementation is on schedule.
The Government has planned to invest more than VND14.69 trillion (over US$6.59 billion) in the Central Highlands in 2016-2020, mostly in building and upgrading irrigation and water supply facilities for drought prevention and control, and transportation system.
VOV.VN - Hundreds of enterprises and leading Asian and European experts will take part in an international exhibition on renewable energy and energy saving in Vietnam to be held in November in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Water puppetry troupes in Nguyen and Dong Cac villages are the most famous in Thai Binh province. Nguyen villagers are proud of their long cultural tradition and secret of making puppets. Puppet artisans are just ordinary farmers.
Authorities of central Ninh Thuan province and the Dutch Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18 signed an agreement on building a system of collecting, treating and reusing wastewater in Phan Rang city.
Ho Chi Minh City is cracking down on pollution, with the People’s Committee spelling out measures for waste control, after voters expressed anguish about the defiling of the Saigon River and the People’s Council calling for heeding the lessons of Formosa.
Despite warnings and punishments, enterprises have been using sophisticated methods to ignore regulations, damaging the environment and putting rivers in the Mekong Delta at risk.
The Management Board of Hoa Lo Prison historical relic site in Hanoi on August 15 received valuable remembrances from the family of Water Eugene Wilber, a US pilot who was detained in the prison from 1968 to 1973.
Rotating rice and shrimp farming on the same fields in the Mekong Delta has proven so economically effective and environmentally friendly that experts have urged the creation of zoning areas for the cutlivation model.
VOV.VN - Sales of coconut water products have exploded within the US market over the past several years, says Chau Kim Yen, general director of Ben Tre Import and Export Joint-stock Company (Betrimex).
VOV.VN - Here’s a montage, we hope you’ll enjoy, showing off the unspoiled beauty of Nui Coc Lake in Thai Nguyen Province.
The People's Committee of Hanoi capital city has approved in principle the construction of 1,000 public toilets to serve the local populace and tourists visiting the city.
The Prime Minister has approved the National Programme on ensuring the supply of safe water in the period of 2016-2025 with the goal of bringing clean and sanitary water to at least 95% of population by 2025.
Leader of the Republic of Korea’s Hanwha conglomerate said that the company wants to invest in a waste water treatment system for the Tan Hoa – Lo Gom canal in Ho Chi Minh City.
The low water level in hydroelectricity reservoirs in the Central Highlands and central regions and the temporary suspension of gas supply to thermal power plants could affect electricity supply to the south, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).