The Hanoitimes - Experts commented civil society organizations can make important contributions in this process, and called for NGOs to take active participation in discussion of Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). Experts have voiced that Vietnam needs to become an ambitious and demanding participant in international climate negotiations as the country is among the most vulnerable to climate change and is contributing modestly to climate change mitigation, said an expert. A panel at the workshop. Photo: Minh Tuan At the workshop titled “Opportunities and challenges on review and implementation of Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)” ahead of the COP 24 in Poland in December, Hoang Viet, program coordinator of Water and Climate Change at WWF Vietnam, noted that Vietnam is among countries that is committed the least to the 2015 Paris Agreement. “Even though at high risk, Vietnam, even after the revised technical report, committed in a … [Read more...] about Vietnam urged to take bolder actions to tackle climate change ahead of COP24
December vietnam weather
Nhat Tan Bridge, a symbol of the Vietnam-Japan relations. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and Japan are this year celebrating 45 years of their diplomatic ties, but bilateral relations date back to the 8th century. The over-1,000-year connections are now in their prime, with when two countries in an Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia. In the 8th century, a monk named “Phat Triet” (Buttetsu) who came from Champa, an ancient kingdom that extended across the coast of what is today central Vietnam, introduced Rinyu-gaku – a composite ritual art comprising orchestral music and dance – to Japan. This event is considered the beginning of the two countries’ relations. The prime of political relations Weathering ups and downs in history, Vietnam and Japan established diplomatic ties on September 21, 1973, heralding a new era in their relations. Since then, bilateral friendship has been strengthened by generations of … [Read more...] about Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership
The northern region of Vietnam is forecasted to see warmer and dry weather during the New Year. According to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, the whole northern region will continue facing the cold and rainy weather until December 30. Some north western localities will see heavy rains. The whole northern region will continue facing the cold and rainy weather until December 30 From December 31, the weather in the northern region will be warmer with temperatures ranging 19-21 degrees centigrade during the day, while the temperature in the evening and at night at 14-16 degrees centigrade. These temperatures will continue into the first days of the new year. In the next three days, Hanoi’s temperature will be 16-19 degrees centigrade during the day, while Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province will see 11-14 degrees centigrade during the day and 7-10 degrees centigrade at night. In the central region, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces will see rains until … [Read more...] about Warmer weather forecasted for northern region
As the excitement builds ahead of the final of the Asian Football Confederation Under-23 Championship, all eyes are on the two title contenders, Vietnam and Uzbekistan. Neither team has ever made it beyond the group stage of the biennial championship prior to this year. Previous winners include Japan in 2016, who lost 4-0 in this year’s quarterfinals to Uzbekistan, and Iraq in 2013 (when it was the AFC U22 Cup), who lost in the quarterfinals on penalties (5-3) to none other than Vietnam. This year, both finalists lost a match in the group stage. Vietnam lost 2-1 to South Korea, but the Koreans were subsequently defeated by Uzbekistan in the semis, while Uzbekistan lost to Qatar 1-0, who then lost to Vietnam… also in the semis. As for goal stats, Uzbekistan has so far fared better than the more defensively minded Vietnam. Vietnam Uzbekistan Goals scored 7 10 Goals conceded 7 2 Top goalscorer Nguyen Quang Hai (4 goals) Jasurbek Yakhshiboev (3 goals) Formation … [Read more...] about Vietnam vs Uzbekistan in U23 Asian Cup final: Who do you think will win?
If you haven`t booked a summer holiday yet, here are the 5 destinations in Vietnam that will make your vacation better. Hanoi Hanoi, with its thousand-year history boasts a bountiful collection of historical and cultural artifacts and represents a fusion of tradition and modernity. On the weekend, the area around Hoan Kiem lake is turned into a walking complex where you can witness most vividly how daily life of Hanoians. In 2017, the US-based online marketplace Airbnb has announced its top 10 destinations based on projected 2017 summer tourism demand, including Hanoi. The site said that Hanoi is attractive to holidaymakers thanks to historical relics, urban charm with a mixture of antiques and modernity, and special cuisine. From the tourist attraction, travellers can easily move to Vietnam’s other hot spots. In addition, Hanoi's cuisine is one of the most appealing impressions when tourists take a tour in the millenial city. The capital is famous for not only Pho, but … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s best destinations for summer vacation