Tag: "water"

Hefty capital needed for water supply, wastewater treatment

Hefty capital needed for water supply, wastewater treatment

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.

Irrigation needs investment from private sector

Irrigation needs investment from private 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.

Israel sponsors water management workshop in Hanoi

Israel sponsors water management workshop in Hanoi

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.

Over US$6.5 billion planned for Central Highlands development

Over US$6.5 billion planned for Central Highlands development

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.

Int'l exhibition on renewable energy and energy saving

Int'l exhibition on renewable energy and energy saving

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.

Water puppetry of Nguyen village, Thai Binh province

Water puppetry of Nguyen village, Thai Binh province

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.

HCM City cracks down on pollution

HCM City cracks down on pollution

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.

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

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.

Vietnam coconut water ‘cracking’ the US market

Vietnam coconut water ‘cracking’ the US market

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).

Beautiful scenery of Nui Coc Lake

Beautiful scenery of Nui Coc Lake

VOV.VN - Here’s a montage, we hope you’ll enjoy, showing off the unspoiled beauty of Nui Coc Lake in Thai Nguyen Province.

Hanoi to build 1,000 public toilets

Hanoi to build 1,000 public toilets

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.