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Vietnam attends UN debate on water, peace, security

Vietnam attends UN debate on water, peace, security

Vietnam believes that close and effective cooperation among coastal countries is the only solution to dealing with challenges and preventing water resources conflicts, said Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations.

Conference reviews rural clean water supply

Conference reviews rural clean water supply

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee of northern Bac Ninh province held a conference on September 21 to review clean water management and set future orientations.

Long An sets aside nearly US$750 million for water work construction

Long An sets aside nearly US$750 million for water work construction

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to invest more than VND17 trillion (US$748 million) by 2030, or some VND1.21 trillion (US$53.2 million) each year on average, to construct water works to supply clean water to the localit’s entire 1.5 million population.

Titanic shipping company taking on water

Titanic shipping company taking on water

The released annual report of Vinalines subsidiary Vietnam Ocean Shipping Joint Stock Company (Vosco) showed a big loss in 2016 and the company is trying to save itself by restructuring for the second time in ten years.

Workers’ Month: A visit to miners

Workers’ Month: A visit to miners

VOV.VN - The miners’ workplace is described as hell because it can be hundreds of meters deep underground with numerous hardships. In May, a month which honors workers, Truong Giang reports on how he experienced a day with miners.

Ben Tre launches Japanese water education programme

Ben Tre launches Japanese water education programme

VOV.VN - On March 22, the Japanese water education programme “Mizuiku – I love clean water” was launched in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre with the aim of educating children on the role of water on the planet.

Kon Tum: New waterworks built in border district

Kon Tum: New waterworks built in border district

Construction of a waterworks kicked off on March 17 in Plei Kan town in Ngoc Hoi border district, Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, which is expected to supply sufficient clean water to about 20,000 local people.

ADB continues infrastructure investment in Vietnam

ADB continues infrastructure investment in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue its support for infrastructure development in Vietnam, said ADB Vice President for Knowledgement Management and Sustainable Development Bambang Susantono at a press conference on March 8.

Hanoi’s November CPI rises 0.47%

Hanoi’s November CPI rises 0.47%

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in November rose by 0.47% over October, according to the municipal statistics office.

Vietnam calls for prevention of water-related conflicts

Vietnam calls for prevention of water-related conflicts

Vietnam calls upon the UN Security Council to play its active role in preventing water-related conflicts, upholding international law and frameworks that help protect water security and water infrastructures.

HCM City CPI up 0.43 percent in September

HCM City CPI up 0.43 percent in September

Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in September increased 0.43% from the previous month, and 2.71% from the same month last year, the municipal Statistics Office reported on September 24.

HCM City wrestles with high tide

HCM City wrestles with high tide

Residents of Ho Chi Minh City have struggled to deal with the highest tides since the beginning of this year, which hit the southern hub on September 19.