More than 220 people died or went missing, while damage totaled US$660 million a year due to unseasonal rains, landslides, erosion, whirlwinds and lightning between 2011 and 2015.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) should continue playing a crucial role in supplying adequate electricity for the economy while taking the lead in the development of new and renewable energy sources, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.
(VOV) - It is imperative to speed up the building of action plans for carrying out the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21), said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at a meeting on December 30.
Fierce competition looms large on the domestic market when more and more free trade agreements (FTAs) come into effect, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai warned at a meeting between the Government and ministries and local authorities on December 29.
Vietnam and Indonesia could further cooperation in agriculture, especially reducing poverty, developing rural areas and addressing natural disasters consequences.
Vietnam will start building a tsunami warning system next year, with 532 alert stations in 13 coastal cities facing a high tsunami risk.
Vietnam's civil aviation security needs to improve in the next five years to avoid mistakes that could lead to a tragedy, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said on December 23.
The infrastructure needs of the Mekong Delta to battle the impact of climate change will be a key factor before setting up six agro-ecological zones in the region, Deputy Minister of Construction Phan Thi My Linh said in Hanoi early this week.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s commercial trade with Russia has tapered off dramatically in 2015 having registered just US$1.8 billion during the first 10 months of 2015, far off the target set for the year.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has recently agreed to extend the deadline of the project on low carbon transition in energy efficiency sector (LCEE) in Vietnam to the end of June 2017.
Vietnam and Slovakia have treasured their traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation, their leaders said during Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai’s official visit to Slovakia from December 3 to 5.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai paid an official visit to Israel from December 1-3, with the aim of promoting multi-faceted cooperation with the country.
(VOV) - An Israel-Vietnam economic cooperation forum will be held in Israel during Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai’s visit to the country on December 1-2.
(VOV) -Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov is scheduled to attend the 18th session of the Vietnam-Russia Inter-Governmental Committee for Economic, Trade, Scientific and Technological Cooperation on November 25.
A Vietnamese government leader has called for joint efforts to maintain the seas of East Asia as an environment of peace and stability, promote the enforcement of international laws, and ensure maritime and air transportation and safety.
The first economic forum between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) took place in Hanoi on November 13 with the participation of more than 400 delegates from the two countries’ governmental agencies and businesses.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Slovenia ties have been consolidated and developed constantly in recent years, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at a meeting with Slovenia Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Pocicalsek in Hanoi on November 12.
(VOV) - Greater energy efficiency, expansion in renewables, and increased power trading in Asia could help Vietnam meet an expected 7-10% increase a year in power demand through 2030, said participants at a conference on November 4.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella’s November 5-8 state visit to Vietnam is intended to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries in various fields, including politics-diplomacy, defence-security, economics, culture, education, science-technology and tourism.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai witnessed the first flow of oil and gas coming from the H5 rig at the Te Giac Trang oil field, at a ceremony held in HCM City on October 30.