VOV.VN - The Ministry of Interior has launched a program to send 600 young intellectuals to work as Vice Chairpersons of extremely poor communes in 64 districts nationwide.
As many as 2,720 communes, or 30.48 percent of the country’s total, have been recognised as new style rural areas as of the end of May 2017, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on member groups of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) to expand their investment in Vietnam through public-private partnership (PPP) projects, expecting that Japan will lead in executing the PPP form in the country.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has underscored the urgency of environmental protection, saying that Vietnam will never exchange the environment for anything at any cost.
There is a huge opportunity for Vietnam and Taiwan to boost co-operation in the renewable energy industry, experts have said.
At least 2,765 communes (equivalent to 31%) and 38 districts nationwide will be recognised as new-style rural areas by the end of 2017.
VOV.VN - Champion of Project Runway 2015 Nguyen Tien Truyen has designed dresses made of 1,000 colourful waste carton paper boxes with a message of environmental protection.
The Steering Committee of the Southwest Region received representatives from Japan’s Hiroshima Prefecture in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 13.
The central province of Nghe An has set a goal of having 225 communes and three districts recognised as new-style rural areas by 2020.
VOV.VN - Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang and 60 other cities and provinces will turn off the light from 8.30 PM to 9.30 PM on March 25, in sync with foreign countries.
VOV.VN - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan expressed her pleasure at the sound development of relations between Vietnam and Japan during her reception given to Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Hanoi on March 1.
With demand for environmentally friendly cars increasing in Vietnam, local automakers and traders are going green to win market share.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to launch an “Action month for the environment” later this year to encourage stronger engagement of organisations, enterprises and the community in environmental protection.
Supporting a sustainable mobility project in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang is among the 2017 global agenda of Alstom Foundation, the body said on February 7.
President Tran Dai Quang has called on people to plant trees according to their conditions, noting that it is vital for each country to simultaneously ensure economic growth and environmental protection.
The domestic economy was stable in 2016, particularly toward the end of the year, after a slump in the first half, said Nguyen Duc Thanh, Director of the Vietnam Centre for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
A months-long campaign has yielded an astonishingly positive response from local authorities, residents, and tourists in the promotion of sustainable, eco-friendly tourism on the majestic island of Phu Quoc.
The Government is developing guidelines enabling People’s Committees of districts and provinces to sue polluters, Pham Van Loi, head of the Environmental Study Institute under the Vietnam Environment Administration, said at a recent conference on sustainable development.
VOV.VN - On December 14, Deputy Minister Vo Tuan Nhan of the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and the Minister of the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Michiyo Kakegawa, met in Hanoi for a high-level bilateral dialogue.
Students from northern mountainous Tuyen Quang and Lao Cai provinces swept the first prizes in the Green Creativeness Contest held to unearth outstanding environmental protection ideas and models.