Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.

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Truong Sa islanders get access to fresh water

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Inhabitants of the island district of Song Tu Tay, off the coast of Khanh Hoa province, will have access to fresh water now that a solar energy-generated desalination system is complete, director of the HCM City-based Bach Khoa Solar Investment Company (Solar BK) Nguyen Minh Vu said yesterday.

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Vietnam woman helps farmers produce organic rice

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Vietnam woman helps farmers produce organic rice

A female master’s degree holder in agriculture has worked hard to turn her long-cherished dream of producing organic rice into reality and helped farmers in her hometown successfully adopt the model.

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What makes Sweden famous worldwide for innovation?

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Education is an important factor in making Sweden well known for its innovations, Camilla Mellander – Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam – told Tuoi Tre News in a recent interview during the “Innovative Sweden” program, now running in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCMC leader demands results or resignations at water authority

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HCMC leader demands results or resignations at water authority

Many families living on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City have struggled with a lack of clean water for dozens of years, inspiring one high-ranking city official to demand results or resignations from district and water department leaders.

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Ha Noi at risk from water shortages

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Ha Noi at risk from water shortages

Ha Noi was running short of clean water, the two water companies serving the capital warned at a recent meeting last week.

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HCM City turns to clean technology

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

As Viet Nam's premier economic hub, HCM City faces many serious environmental problems and demand for clean technology is huge, the city's environment chief has said.

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US training project on cleaner production underway in Vietnam

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The US Dow Chemical Company is financing a training project on cleaner production and waste management in Vietnam to help local businesses create environmentally friendly products.

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Dong Nai firms clean up their act

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai say that 130 production and trade establishments have comprehensively dealt with the environmental pollution they were causing.

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Funds pledged for water supply projects

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Funds pledged for water supply projects

Contractors who build water-supply projects would receive financial and policy support from Ha Noi People's Committee, said Dao Duy Tam, deputy director of Ha Noi's Agriculture and Rural Development Department.

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Residents urged to conserve rainwater for household use

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The HCM City Climate Change Steering Board has suggested that residents collect rainwater for household use as a way to reduce flooding and save clean water.

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How much money does HCM City need to clean its canals?

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How much money does HCM City need to clean its canals?

VietNamNet Bridge – Trillions of dong have been injected into projects to solve canal pollution in HCM City but the results have been temporary.

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China's growth-obsessed officials ignoring green policies - parliament

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China's growth-obsessed officials ignoring green policies - parliament

Local officials determined to make their economies bigger at any cost are ignoring Beijing's push to cut hazardous air pollution, opting instead to expand heavy industries and cut clean energy from the grid, a Chinese parliamentary report said.

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South considers solar energy to power water-supply plants in rural areas

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VietNamNet Bridge – Solar energy is expected be used provide clean water supply in southern rural areas, where the national electricity grid still cannot reach.

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Hau Giang to devise planning for biomass energy

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The southern province of Hau Giang has been chosen as a model to devise a master plan for biomass energy by the German development agency GIZ, considering its abundant source of solid farming wastes.

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