Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister has given a green light to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to coordinate with other ministries, authorities and localities as well as the Lao side to hold a bilateral ministerial-level meeting on accelerating cooperation activities in preserving the bio-diversity and managing preservation areas along the bilateral border. The two-day meeting is scheduled for this month in the central province of Quang Binh. The Government leader also reminded the ministry to report on the outcome of the event./. … [Read more...] about PM agrees with plan for bio-diversity cooperation with Laos
"Governments play a big role by ensuring sound waste management and recycling programs are available to all by enforcing strong environmental regulations and by providing incentives to citizens and businesses both to produce less trash and to dispose trash properly," the U.S. Consul in HCMC, Marie C. Damour, said while participating in a panel discussion on marine plastic pollution in Hanoi on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about US promises to help Vietnam clean up marine plastic pollution
Of the three Vietnamese social networks, Lotus has attracted the highest attention from the media and the public. Gapo, which was launched months before Lotus, has announced it has 2 million users, a very encouraging figure after two months of operation. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese social networks: what do they need to do to succeed?
South Korean companies are coming to Vietnam to discover opportunities in power generation South Korea’s power 0market is approaching the point of saturation with little room for growth left. Meanwhile, Vietnam is still focusing on developing its power grid, including hydro-, thermal-, and renewable power to deal with overloaded power transmission lines and sub-stations. Furthermore, South Korean corporations win almost all engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for power projects in Vietnam, especially for thermal power projects like Duyen Hai, Song Hau, Na Duong, Vinh Tan, and Pha Lai. … [Read more...] about South Korean power solution providers eye Vietnam
Drought, saltwater intrusion loom in Vietnam's Mekong Delta The Mekong Delta plans to grow this year’s winter – spring rice crop early since drought and saltwater intrusion are forecast to be severe in the dry season starting at the end of this year. … [Read more...] about Saltwater intrusion in Mekong Delta to ease by April