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Coal to remain vital part of energy mix

Coal to remain vital part of energy mix

As Vietnam plans for its power development over the next decade, coal is set to play an important part in ensuring the country’s energy security.

Asian Parliamentary Assembly’s ninth plenary closes

Asian Parliamentary Assembly’s ninth plenary closes

The ninth plenary of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA-9) adopted the Siem Reap Declaration and 19 resolutions on political, socio-economic, and cultural issues and sustainable development at the closing session in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap on December 1.

ADB President pledges stronger support to Vietnam

ADB President pledges stronger support to Vietnam

President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao has vowed that his bank will continue to give strong support to Vietnam through loans of about US$1 billion each year, as soon as it builds a new Country Partnership Strategy for Vietnam in the 2016-2020 period.

G7 pledges to lead COP21 implementation

G7 pledges to lead COP21 implementation

VOV.VN - G7’s Environment Ministers’ meeting in Japan has committed to taking a leading role in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Cabinet leader welcomes WB official

Cabinet leader welcomes WB official

VOV.VN - On May 11, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated Victoria Kwakwa, Regional Vice President for East Asia and Pacific of the World Bank (WB) on assuming her new post while meeting the WB official in Hanoi.

Vietnam expects WB’s further assistance: Party Chief

Vietnam expects WB’s further assistance: Party Chief

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the World Bank (WB) to continue its support for Vietnam, aiming to help the country realise its socio-economic development targets and development orientations as set out in the Vietnam 2035 Report.

Vice President receives French lawmakers

Vice President receives French lawmakers

VOV.VN - Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has extolled the Senate of France 's contributions to forging ties between the two countries’ legislatures and all-round cooperation over the past four decades.

Top ten visits by Party and State leaders in 2015

Top ten visits by Party and State leaders in 2015

(VOV) - Calendar year 2015 saw a host of activities regarding external relations and people-to-people diplomacy at all levels, helping strengthen bilateral and multilateral relations between Vietnam and other countries across the globe.

Vietnam actively contributes to COP21

Vietnam actively contributes to COP21

Vietnam’s active participation in and strong commitments to the fight against climate change at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) were highly valued by many countries, practically contributing to the success of the historic event.

Outcomes of UN climate change conference publicised

Outcomes of UN climate change conference publicised

The significance of the outcomes of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in France’s Paris was highlighted at a press conference in Hanoi on December 16.

Vietnam welcomes COP21’S climate deal

Vietnam welcomes COP21’S climate deal

Vietnam has welcomed the Paris Agreement, which attempts to limit the rise in global temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius, saying that it will open a new chapter in coping with climate change.

Vietnam promises 8% in emission cuts by 2030

Vietnam promises 8% in emission cuts by 2030

Vietnam has submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution ( INDC ) to the 21st meeting of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference , COP 21, with a commitment to cutting total greenhouse gas emissions by 8% by 2030.