Digitisation of farming is inevitable and Vietnam should embrace it to resolve the agricultural paradox of producing more while preserving natural resources and to grab the opportunities brought by free trade agreements, experts have said.
Winners of the fourth Press Awards on Natural Resources and Environment were announced at a ceremony held in Hanoi on August 28 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
A contest entitled “Innovate like a Swede - for making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in Vietnam” was launched in Hanoi on August 23.
Airbus and Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) have signed a letter of intent (LoI) indicating their plans to work together on several areas of interest in the space sector.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed the United Nations Industry Development Organisation (UNIDO) launch projects to help Vietnam develop the support industry for automobile and garment sectors and push industry in a low carbon and sustainable direction.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) Tran Hong Ha’s performance at the question-and-answer session at the ongoing National Assembly’s fifth meeting on June 5 satisfied the majority of voters.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the Government to thoroughly study opinions of NA deputies during the Q&A session for Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha in order to address shortcoming and weaknesses in land management.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha continued to answer questions raised by National Assembly (NA) deputies on June 5 morning, focusing on waste treatment and management of land in delayed projects.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha were grilled by National Assembly (NA) deputies during the question-and-answer session on June 4 as part of the NA’s ongoing 5th meeting.
The increasingly improved and synchronised transport infrastructure, tourism potential, and abundant natural resources are all favourable conditions luring in big investors, especially in real estate, to Quang Ninh.
The Government will spend over VND30 trillion (US$1.3 billion) in tourism infrastructure development in the 2016-20 period, according to a target programme approved recently.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed the Government to shift one conditional business line, eliminate 36 business investment conditions and amend 15 conditions required for individuals and enterprises, accounting for 44.78% of business conditions under the management of this ministry.
A series of resettlement houses in Hanoi remain partially empty as their intended residents have not moved in, wasting State resources.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan on the establishment of a national natural resources and environmental monitoring for 2017-2022.
The administration of Danang City in central Vietnam has proposed a number of measures to conserve wildlife on the Son Tra peninsula, including a cutback in the number of new hotels allowed there.
The Ministry of Construction and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) held a workshop in Hanoi on August 17 to review the implementation of the Green City Planning Decision Support System (GDSS) in Vietnam.
A programme was held in Sydney on August 17 to introduce the beauty of Vietnamese land, people and culture to Australians.
Deputies to the 14th National Assembly have agreed that the Government should continue creating favourable conditions for investors and boosting production, especially in industry and services, to achieve the tough set GDP growth target of 6.7 percent for 2017.
The Vietnamese legal framework and policies regarding transparency in the mining sector is "fairly comprehensive", however, implementation of such policies leaves a lot to be desired, according to a study by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
On March 1, the Department of Information Technology under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and US tech giant Microsoft Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote collaboration, particularly in the information technology development.