VOV.VN - With no formal mechanical training, only diligence and creativity, Nguyen Hoang Nam of Tra Vinh province, has invented several pieces of technical equipment for farmers. His electronic and mechanical innovations are really practical and useful for agricultural production.
Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a working session with a business delegation from the Japanese prefecture of Hiroshima on February 15, focusing on the building of urban waste water management software.
Tens of millions of Saigonese not only suffer from the effects of waste water, hazardous waste and emissions, but also from noise.
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.
Despite warnings and punishments, enterprises have been using sophisticated methods to ignore regulations, damaging the environment and putting rivers in the Mekong Delta at risk.
Leaders of the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation (FHS) officially apologised for a shocking statement made by a company’s representative regarding recent massive fish deaths in the central region.
The recent judicial cooperation will help Vietnam and Hungary step up their affiliation in other fields, said Hungarian Minister of Justice Laszlo Trocsanyi.
Construction of a drainage and waste water treatment system funded by the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Government was commenced in Long Xuyen city, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, on October 8.
(VOV) - On August 15, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a commencement ceremony for a US$190 million new water and sewage infrastructure project in Hue City.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has given the nod for the first phase of the “Urban Water Supply and Wastewater” project to receive an additional US$20 million loan from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank (WB).
(VOV) - Vietnam needs approximately US$8.3 billion to provide adequate drainage services for estimated 36 million people in urban areas by 2025, said Le Duy Hung, senior urban management expert.
(VOV) -The northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on August 1 launched a water supply project with a majority of Finnish funding.
The Japanese Government has decided to grant US$623 million to help Hanoi build a US$740 million waste water treatment plant.
A water environment improvement project using Japanese ODA capital has started in the former imperial city of Hue. The first phase of the project has investment capital of JPY20.8 billion (US$220 million), funded through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The centralized wastewater treatment plant of the Long Thanh Industrial Park in the southern province of Dong Nai has been caught polluting a canal for four years, an environmental agency said.
A US$155 million hospital waste water treatment project was launched by the Ministry of Health on December 12 in Hanoi, with financial support from the World Bank (WB).
Six provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta are implementing the second phase of a safe water supply programme to increase the number of people in urban, commercial and industrial zones accessible to safe water to 85 percent.
A waste water treatment plant began operation in HCM City Hi-tech Park on September 10, according to the Saigon Giai phong (Liberated Saigon) daily.