Project helps Asian cities boost climate change resilience

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VOV News English 14 hour(s) ago

A seminar was held in Hue city in the central province Thua Thien-Hue from October 21-23 to review the Mekong-Building Resilience to Climate Change in Asian Cities (M-BRACE) project in the 2011-2014 period.

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Binh Thuan provides access to electricity to remote areas

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago

The southern central province of Binh Thuan invested approximately 459 billion VND (21.8 million USD) in a project to develop its electricity infrastructure in a bid to connect 77,701 disadvantaged households in remote areas to the national power grid.

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Medical waste incinerator completes trial phase

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Medical waste incinerator completes trial phase

A seminar to evaluate a medical waste incinerator project built with Japanese technology was held this morning in the northern city of Hai Phing.

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Vietnam eliminates use of ozone-depleting chemicals

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

Vietnam will completely abolish the use of more than 500 tonnes of HCFC-141b, a chemical that damages the ozone layer, in the production of thermal insulation foam by the end of 2014, an official has said.

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New project to fight ozone depletion

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change kicked off a project to decide which technology will work best for combating ozone depletion yesterday in Ha Noi.

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New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of Monarch Butterflies’ winter retreat

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

Using an organic fertiliser, a conservationist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico(UNAM), leads an award-winning project to reforest the sanctuary of monarch butterflies.

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Samsung clinches thermal power plant BOT agreement

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Samsung clinches thermal power plant BOT agreement

South Korea’s Samsung Group last week signed a memorandum of understanding with Vietnamese authorities to build a coal-fired power plant that would help ensure stable power supply in the country.

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Vietnamese, German firms join hands to power Con Dao Islands

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Vietnamese, German firms join hands to power Con Dao Islands

Vietnam’s Duc Long Gia Lai Group (DLG) will co-operate with Germany’s Merica Group (MGC) to provide electricity for the Con Dao Islands.

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Russian hi-tech firms keen on Vietnamese market

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Russian hi-tech firms keen on Vietnamese market

(VOV) - A Russian delegation comprising representatives of 10 hi-tech businesses are paying a six-day visit to Vietnam to seek cooperative opportunities.

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MPI encourages eco-IPs

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MPI encourages eco-IPs

With industrial parks across the nation facing the challenge of meeting emission restrictions, the Vietnamese government is encouraging investors to develop eco-industrial parks for sustainable growth.

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United Nations helps Vietnam build eco-friendly industrial zones

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has announced a project to help Vietnam implement an eco-industrial park initiative in a move to make local industrial zones more sustainable.

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Project to develop eco-industrial park

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Project to develop eco-industrial park

A US$53 million project to help Viet Nam develop an eco-industrial park model was officially inaugurated yesterday by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations' Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

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Vung Ang 3 Thermal Power Plant to be constructed

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Vung Ang 3 Thermal Power Plant to be constructed

(VOV) - The General Department of Energy (GDE) and Samsung C&T Company on October 14 signed a memorandum of understanding on developing Vung Ang Thermal Power Plant 3’s build–operate–transfer (BOT) project.

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Southern hub to invest $524mn more in environment sanitation

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Southern hub to invest $524mn more in environment sanitation

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have approved phase 2 of the HCMC Environmental Sanitation Project, which will kick off in 2015 with a total investment of VND11,132 billion (US$524 million).

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Hanoi fixes plaque to first Green Building

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Construction has attached the first Green Building sign to the Thang Long Number One residential unit in Hanoi. The project is to mark the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day (October 10).

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