Vietnam has more than 10,200 sites prone to landslide risks located in ten northern mountainous localities, according to the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
The Government Inspectorate has revealed mining management violations in Lao Cai Province that have caused losses of VND95.20 billion (US$4.15 million) to the State budget.
Contrary to the profits reported by Viettel and FPT, numerous state-owned firms are suffering with overseas investment.
Government officials have announced that mineral exploitation will be more tightly controlled under a new regulation coming into effect on January 15.
Vietnam is prioritising its cooperartion with Australia in sustainable mineral exploitation, as the latter boasts a rich seam of experience in safe mining that can limit environmental damage and benefit the community.
The capital city of Hanoi will employ drastic measures to inspect and prevent environmental pollution in its river basins, industrial parks and trade villages in 2014.
Vietnam and Mongolia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj’s State visit to Vietnam from November 21-24.
The country's index of industrial production (IIP) saw a year-on-year increase of 5.4 percent in the first nine months of the year, signalling a promising sign in the economic slowdown.
(VOV) - Vietnam is one of New Zealand’s potential cooperative partners in the Asia-Pacific region, said visiting NZ Foreign Minister Murray McCully.
Vietnam wants to learn from Yunnan province’s experience in urban management and environmental protection, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan told Li Jiheng, Governor of Yunnan province, in Hanoi on April 3.
Vietnam and Japan are scheduled to sign an agreement on establishing a rare earth co-exploitation business when Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda meets his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung on October 31.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has requested centrally-run cities and provinces to promptly inspect mineral exploitation and labour safety condition at quarries in their localities.