Vietnam boosts disaster prevention efforts

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VOV News English 20 hour(s) ago

The Party, State and Government, along with ministries, agencies and localities, have paid attention to natural disaster prevention, with a series of plans and projects put in place.

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Government supports 36 drought-hit localities

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to source 492.5 billion VND (23.1 million USD) from the central standby budget in 2015 for 36 localities nationwide to deal with drought and salt intrusion consequences in the 2014-2015 spring-winter crop.

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PM okays budget to preserve rice fields

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a budget of VND470 billion (about US$22 million) to help preserve and develop rice fields in nine cities and provinces across the country.

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Eight more hi-tech agri-parks in the offing

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Eight more hi-tech agri-parks in the offing

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved adding eight national hi-tech agriculture parks to the master zoning plan for this sector until 2020 with a vision toward 2030.

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Hydrometeorology forecast called to improve

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Linh Ngoc has suggested that the quality of hydrometeorology forecasting should be improved in anticipation of the complex development of natural disasters in 2015.

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12 localities at high forest fire risk

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

The Forest Protection Department on May 4 issued high forest fire risk warnings for 12 localities which have dried out due to lingering heat waves and drought.

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Climate change response programme shows remarkable outcomes

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Climate change response programme shows remarkable outcomes

The National Target Programme on Responding to Climate Change from 2011-2015 has shown remarkable results since its approval by the Prime Minister in 2008.

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12 localities at high forest fire risk

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

12 localities at high forest fire risk

The Forest Protection Department on May 4 issued high forest fire risk warnings for 12 localities which have dried out due to lingering heat waves and drought.

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‘Hunger era’ in Vietnam – P3: Flouting rules to buy rice for malnutrition-afflicted people

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

‘Hunger era’ in Vietnam – P3: Flouting rules to buy rice for malnutrition-afflicted people

In a unified nation in the late 1970s and 1980s, many people in Ho Chi Minh City suffered from malnutrition because rice and other necessities were banned from being circulated among localities.

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S Korea, VN localities sign ginseng deal

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The province's Nam Tra My District and Hamyang County in South Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on tourism, agriculture, conservation and the development of Ngoc Linh ginseng.

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Central Highlands coffee threatened by draught

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Tens of thousands of hectares of coffee in the Central Highlands are facing water shortage, potentially costing growers heavily, according to the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.

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Forest land dwindles in Central Highlands’ localities

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Forest land dwindles in Central Highlands’ localities

Central Highlands provinces need to accelerate measures to protect and develop regional forests which are currently suffering from significant deforestation.

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Vietnam, Japan localities have great cooperation potential

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam, Japan localities have great cooperation potential

Vietnamese and Japanese localities have enormous untapped potential for cooperation, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung.

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Ministry issues strong forest fire alert

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Ministry issues strong forest fire alert

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked provinces and cities under the central Government to strengthen measures for forest fire prevention in a recently released document.

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Forestry sector told to focus on restructuring

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Forestry sector told to focus on restructuring

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked localities nationwide to focus on forestry restructuring by improving productivity, quality and value.

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