Serious drought may last until September in south-central Vietnam: forecast

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Serious drought may last until September in south-central Vietnam: forecast

The ongoing drought leading to exhaustion of water sources in south-central Vietnam will continue until August or September this year, the National Hydrometeorological Forecasting Center has warned.

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Vietnam’s preparations for IPU 132 praised

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Vietnam’s preparations for IPU 132 praised

(VOV) - Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) President Saber Hossain Choudhury has glowingly spoken of Vietnam’s preparations for the international parliamentary event that is expected to welcome thousands of international delegates.

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Indonesian Ambassador: IPU-132 helps address global challenges

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Indonesian Ambassador: IPU-132 helps address global challenges

The decision to elaborate the topic on sustainable development issue for the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) Assembly reflects a great concern toward the challenges faced by the planet, said the Indonesian Ambassador to Viet Nam.

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Canals replenished to transport sugar cane in fields

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Canals replenished to transport sugar cane in fields

Water from Dong Nai River has been redirected to the canals in this southern province's Nhon Trach District to access some 1,000ha of matured sugar cane before it rots.

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Ministry seeks to remove anonymity of VN rice

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Ministry seeks to remove anonymity of VN rice

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has submitted a plan to the Government that seeks to develop a Vietnamese rice brand name by 2020.

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Ha Noi observes Earth Hour 2015

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Ha Noi observes Earth Hour 2015

The city saved 241,000kWh of electricity, worth about US$19,000, by switching off lights in Ha Noi's offices, buildings, bulletin boards and other non-essential electrical equipment during Earth Hour 2015 from 8.30pm from 9.30pm yesterday.

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Power saver

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Power saver

A shipment of 49 containers, weighing over 2,540 tonnes of local made Heat Recover Steam Generator (HRSG) Modules and Links, is shipped to a 450 MW modernization project for the Uzbekistan Power Plant in Talimarjan.

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Japanese water education program for elementary pupils launched in Hanoi

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Japanese water education program for elementary pupils launched in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - “Mizuiku - I love clean water”, a project to promote future generation’s awareness on water conservation, was launched yesterday in the districts of My Duc and Thanh Oai, Hanoi.

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Up to 10 storms, depressions to enter East Vietnam Sea in 2015: forecast

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Up to 10 storms, depressions to enter East Vietnam Sea in 2015: forecast

About nine or ten storms or tropical depressions will be seen in the East Vietnam Sea this year, the Vietnamese National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting has said.

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Rangers trying to capture monkey that bit tourists

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Rangers trying to capture monkey that bit tourists

Forest rangers from the Son Tra-Ngu Hanh Son Forest Protection department are trying to capture a male monkey (Macaca leonia) after it bit some tourists, an official said yesterday.

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TV service providers ordered to suspend unlicensed channels

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TV service providers ordered to suspend unlicensed channels

The Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information under the Ministry of Information and Communications has ordered three television service providers to stop transmission of nine unlicensed channels.

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Japanese water education programme launched in VN schools

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Japanese water education programme launched in VN schools

"Mizuiku - I love clean water," an education programme to promote children's awareness of water conservation, has been launched today in My Duc and Thanh Oai districts of Ha Noi.

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Ninh Thuan urged to fight drought

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Ninh Thuan urged to fight drought

President Truong Tan Sang has paid a working visit to the southern central coastal province of Ninh Thuan, during which he urged the locality to address drought and minimise the extreme weather effects.

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HCM City firms pledge to cut energy consumption

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HCM City firms pledge to cut energy consumption

VietNamNet Bridge – Sixteen State-owned enterprises and agencies in HCMC last week signed agreements committing to cut energy consumption by renovating equipment and technologies, and making full use of garbage in the next three years to save dozens of millions of kWh.

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Rare green turtle released into the sea

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Rare green turtle released into the sea

Fishermen in the central Thua Thien-Hue on Thursday released into the ocean a green sea turtle, which is listed as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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