The July consumer price index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City picked up 0.61% from last month, according to the municipal Statistics Office.
Sales of bottled water of all quantities has soared after Hanoi authorities announced tap water was contaminated with oil.
The World Bank-funded Program for Results (PforR) of rural water supply and sanitation in eight Red River Delta provinces has so far benefited 1.4 million residents.
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.
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.
Total FDI capital poured into new and existing projects and used to contribute capital and buy shares in domestic companies reached US$9.9 billion in Jan-May, down 18.3% year on year.
Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Nienke Trooster has described the relations between the Netherlands and Vietnam over the past four decades as wonderful and excellent in various fields.
Farmers in Ninh Thuan are facing difficulties feeding and watering their sheep even though the dry season has just started.
VOV.VN - Three people were killed and two seriously injured when a bridge under construction in northeast Tuyen Quang Province collapsed on Sunday, September 10, reported local officials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 consumer price index (CPI) in November rose by 0.47% over October, according to the municipal statistics office.
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.
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.
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.
At least two workers and 14 local residents are missing after a hydropower water tunnel collapsed in central Quang Nam Province on September 13.