The Mekong Delta province of An Giang expects further cooperation with the US in the fields of smart city development, renewable energy, water resources, climate change, trade and education, among others, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh on November 18.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has launched a Japanese-funded water management project worth 266,170 USD.
Environmental experts gathered at a conference held in Hanoi on September 11, discussing the important roles of stakeholders in outlining hydropower master plan and protecting water resources in the Mekong River basin.
A conference was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 18 to review two years since the implementation of Resolution No.120/NQ-CP on sustainable development of the Mekong Delta in adaptation with climate change.
The Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN) and the club of former National Assembly deputies held a seminar in Hanoi on May 16 to look into the status quo of pollution on Vietnam’s rivers and seek solutions to the issue.
Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh has underlined the need to focus on the planning and investigation of water resources across the country, especially in the Mekong Delta region.
Six countries of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and India, have agreed to enhance cooperation in managing and sustainably using water resources.
VOV.VN -Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to focus on equal, rational and sustainable use of water resources and other related resources of the Mekong River.
Swiss-backed food and beverage company Nestlé Vietnam has recently received the title of Sustainable Business 2017 at an annual ranking programme in Hanoi.
Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila affirmed that Finland wants to step up multi-dimensional ties with Vietnam while meeting with Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh in Helsinki on October 17.
The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade to continue with the review of hydropower planning in Central Highlands provinces in line with the PM’s dispatch 391/CD-TTg dated March 16 this year.
A ceremony was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho city on June 20 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic ties (June 24, 1967).
Water resources in the Central Highlands will supply enough water to irrigate coffee tree areas in the region until the end of the dry season, according to the Steering Committee for Central Highlands.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has asked G20 members to increase support to developing countries in infrastructure and human resource development, technology transfer and climate change response.
The Australian Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources has given the green light to the import of Vietnam’s dragon fruit on the condition that the fruit meets bio-security requirements.
Stepping up water resources planning is among the core tasks the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set for 2017, aiming to complete a national water resources planning by 2020 and others for major river basins.
Dr. Royol Chitdon, Director of the Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute visited NBT World and granted an exclusive interview as part of Thailand Today's special program and joined in a video tape recording related to His Majesty the late King’s royal initiative on water resources management.
Water supply experts have emphasised the need to deal with water issue in the entire Mekong River basin that comprises six countries along the river in order to ensure the sustainable use and exploitation of water resources and environmental protection.
Measures to ensure cross-border water resources security and adapt to climate change were discussed at the fifth international workshop and exhibition on water in Hanoi on October 3.
Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island is facing overwhelming growth in local tourism against the backdrop of a rapid decline in clean water.