Vietnam’s water resource security is facing challenges at a time of climate change.
Three out of water supply projects using loans from the World Bank (WB) have been put into operation in Hanoi.
Vietnam Bank of Social Policies has enjoyed a successful 2017, celebrating its 15th anniversary. Nguyen Van Ly, deputy CEO of the bank, shared with Ha An his thoughts about this milestone and the bank’s future strategy.
A clean water supply system began operation in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on October 30.
VOV.VN - More than 800 pupils and a large number of local people in the northern Dien Bien Province joined a meeting today (October 13) to mark World Handwashing Day (October 15).
Hanoi wants to learn experience from Denmark in addressing environmental pollution, traffic jams, and clean water shortages.
A water supply development programme, including 11 projects invested by Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), will be implemented in HCM City to supply clean water for all households.
A project funded by the Spanish Government on integrating nutrition and food security for children and vulnerable groups in Vietnam was reviewed at a workshop in Hanoi on June 29.
Nearly 160,000 residents of eight Red River Delta provinces benefited from a programme for rural water supply and sanitation during the past four years.
Hanoi has set a target that all citizens will have access to clean, drinkable tap water by 2020, affirmed Chairman of the city People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a meeting on June 13 with local authorities and businesses on measures to develop the city’s water system.
Difficulties in calling for foreign help make it difficult for residents in rural and isolated areas to enjoy filtered and clean water, experts have said.
The Sai Gon Water Corporation (Sawaco) has asked the Ho Chi Minh City authority to build five reservoirs in the next eight years to ensure clean water supply for residents.
Nearly 80% of people in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue have access to clean water thanks to a national target programme on clean water and environmental sanitation in 2016-2020.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong will allocate more than VND200 billion (US$8.7 million) to expand its clean water system and sanitation projects in rural areas in 2016-2021.
With a smartphone on hand, Ho Chi Minh City residents can monitor their domestic water use, leakage, and even online payment no matter where they are.
The Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam Co., Ltd (Doosan Vina) had exported its products worth more than US$1.21 billion to 28 countries and territories around the world by the end of 2016.
Some 2.5 million people living in suburban areas in Hanoi do not yet have access to tap water, the city’s Centre for Clean Water and Rural Environmental Hygiene has revealed.
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.
Many European Union (EU) nations are helping Vietnam tackle climate change through various projects.