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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the World Bank (WB) held a workshop on expanding the programme on sanitation and clean rural water in the Central Highlands and the south central region.
VOV.VN - US EcoloBlue Group representatives have worked with Bac Ninh provincial leaders to take into account the investment policy in the province.
Given Vietnam’s huge demand for clean water, and the government’s need to develop water infrastructure, U.S. companies are looking at opportunities to enter and expand their operations in Vietnam, a top U.S. Department of Commerce official said on July 18.
A health partnership meeting on the harmonisation of development partners and international non-governmental organisations (INGO) support for 2016-2020 opened in Hanoi on June 28.
All rural residents across the nation will get at least 60 litres of clean water each per day by 2020 under the National Target Programme for Rural Water and Sanitation, Director of the National Centre for Clean Water and Rural Environment Sanitation Le Thieu Son said.
As many as 14,472 households in the southernmost province of Ca Mau are facing a shortage of clean water, more than 8,000 of which are in dire need, according to the provincial People’s Committee’s Office.
The national week on rural clean water and environmental hygiene was launched on April 29 in Huong Thuong commune, Dong Hy district, northern Thai Nguyen province, by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD).
The beneficiaries of social assistance have gained better access to basic welfare services such as health care, education, clean water and legal support, it was reported at a conference in the northern province of Lao Cai on April 25-26.
Clean water is being distributed to residents in drought-hit areas across Cambodia.
The Da Nang People’s Committee said on April 5 that it would start a programme to cut wastage of money.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) and the US company Procter & Gamble (P&G) will bring clean water to children in disadvantaged localities.
A cooperation project to develop hamlet clusters in areas along the border with Vietnam during 2005-2015 produced positive results, contributing to improving locals’ living conditions and promoting stability along the two countries’ borderline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beaches off the beaten track along central Binh Dinh province’s 134 km coastline are emerging as big draws for independent foreign travellers.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a Korean ODA-funded project meant to provide clean water for residents on an island located off a central province.
The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City recently approved a VND4.37 trillion (US$200 million) project to construct and manage a clean water supply system in the suburban Cu Chi district.