VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union observes March as the Month of Youth themed “Youths creativity for national construction”.
VOV.VN - A Blueprint for Fisheries Management and Environmental Cooperation in the East Sea, a tool to improve management and maintain stability in the East Sea, was introduced by the US’s Center for Strategic and International Studies last year.
The Government of Vietnam always creates favourable conditions for Korean firms, including the Hyosung Group, to invest in the country, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked agencies to comment on its special project to control companies thought to be likely of polluting the environment - even industries not yet in operation, such as power plants.
Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6% and to earn US$8.5–9 billion from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced the vote for prestigious exporters of 2017, aimed at supporting local firms in promoting exports and expanding markets.
Vietnam always attaches importance to energy security, considering it a top priority in the country’s energy development policy and strategy, said Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs.
VOV.VN - Primary and secondary students in Ha Long city are educated on local scenic and cultural values in a fun way. The pilot inclusion of this subject into school curriculums aims to raise pupils’ awareness of environmental protection.
VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.
The Vietnam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on December 19 honoured winners of the environmental photography contest, which was held under the patronage of the Vietnam Photographers Association.
AkzoNobel Vietnam has been named in the Top 100 Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam in 2017 - the evidence of the company’s sustainable development efforts in Vietnam, not only in the matter of business, but also in the environmental and social aspects.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met voters from Cai Rang and Ninh Kieu districts in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 6 to inform them about the outcomes of the 14 NA’s fourth session.
Ho Chi Minh City has improved environmental protection by completing a legal framework for the purpose and, in recent times, refusing licences for polluting plants and generally tightening environment management and oversight, and improving management of rivers and canals.
VOV.VN - The National Fund for Vietnamese Children, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and Binh Thuan Province jointly held a ‘Real Life Journey” program on October 19 to raise funds for disadvantaged students and pupils across the country.
VOV.VN - There are more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam accounting for 11% of its population. Caring for and promoting social security policies for the elderly are priorities in the Action Month for the Elderly from September 25 to October 31.
The Ha Giang provincial administration and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) held a conference in Hanoi on September 22 in an effort to beef up cooperation between the northernmost locality and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
More than 300 photos and 60 documentary films featuring ASEAN countries and people are being showcased at an exhibition that opened in the northern province of Ninh Binh on August 28.
VOV.VN - Developing clean energy like solar and wind energy is widely seen as a way to ensure sustainable development while protecting the environment.
Hanoi is seeking measures to intensify relations with Sweden, Norway and Austria, especially in planning management, transport development and environmental protection.
Officials of Can Tho city had a working session with a visiting delegation of Japan’s Nagasaki-Vietnam Friendship Association on July 3, discussing stronger cooperation in environmental protection.