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.
Japan will help Hanoi to improve its water quality through a project on non-chemical treatment for underground water.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam’s industrial production index increased 9.8% in 2015, the biggest expansion in the past five years, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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.
More than 1,600 primary school students in Thanh Oai and My Duc districts on the outskirts of Hanoi are now more aware about conserving water thanks to an education programme.
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.
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.
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.
A new business hub supporting local clean-tech enterprises was launched on December 11 with a budget of US$4.2 million.
The 8th People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City concluded its 20th session on December 11 with the adoption of a resolution on the city’s economic-cultural-social targets for 2016.
Vietnam could face acute freshwater shortages in the future if water resources, including rivers, kept being degraded at the current pace, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 11.
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.
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.
Beaches off the beaten track along central Binh Dinh province’s 134 km coastline are emerging as big draws for independent foreign travellers.
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.
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.