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Central Highlands provinces to green additional 71,000 hectares

Central Highlands provinces to green additional 71,000 hectares

The Central Highlands provinces plan to plant 71,101 hectares of forests besides protecting over 2.25 million hectares of natural forests by 2020, according to the Standing Board of the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.

Vietnamese, Lao Foreign Ministers vow to reinforce ties

Vietnamese, Lao Foreign Ministers vow to reinforce ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith have vowed to reinforce cooperation between the two foreign ministries and in Vietnam-Laos special solidarity during their talks in Hanoi on June 8.

Projects aim to keep rivers above water

Projects aim to keep rivers above water

The ​Hong-Thai Binh rivers system has many irrigation works and four big dams to regulate water resources, but drought, shortage of water and floods are still common occurrences.

Quang Nam: Climate change adaptation models prove effective

Quang Nam: Climate change adaptation models prove effective

Climate change adaptation models piloted in the central province of Quang Nam have reaped successes, heard a workshop held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Danish Embassy in Vietnam in the locality on November 26.

Hanoi: Nearly 3.7 billion VND invested in Red River water plant

Hanoi: Nearly 3.7 billion VND invested in Red River water plant

Hanoi is set to spend nearly VND3.7 trillion (US$165.8 million) on the construction of a new water plant using surface water from the Hong (Red) River in Lien Hong commune, Dan Phuong district to meet the increasing demand for clean water in the city.

NA okays procuracy changes in principle

The National Assembly Standing Committee on May 13 gave qualified approval to several reform proposals made by the nation's top prosecutorial agency, the Vietnam Supreme People's Procuracy.

Vietnam, Japan discuss hi-tech agriculture

Vietnam, Japan discuss hi-tech agriculture

The fourth meeting of Vietnam-Japan Joint Committee on Science and Technology was held on March 29 in Hanoi, focusing its discussion on hi-tech agriculture, environmentally-friendly technology, climate change adaptation and the proper use of water resources.

Workshop discusses dams, reservoirs management

Reservoir maintenance, water resource management and natural calamity mitigation were discussed by Japanese and domestic experts at a workshop on irrigation system management on December 23 in Hanoi.

Cambodia, Vietnam cooperate on water resources

(VOV) -The Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Working Group began its 10th meeting with Cambodia's National Mekong Committee and Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology to draft regulations on joint management and use of water resources in border areas.

PM unveils five priority areas for MRC cooperation

PM unveils five priority areas for MRC cooperation

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on April 5 identified five key priority areas for the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to cope with the emerging challenges and maintain sustainable development in the region.