VN no longer trades environment & social equality for economic growth

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Báo điện tử CP English 6 month(s) ago

VGP – Viet Nam will no longer sacrifice its environment and social equality for growth targets, said Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue.

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Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances.

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Farmers in flooded regions in dire needs of seedlings, breeding stock

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

The brutal floods in this central Vietnamse province earlier this month left many farmers struggling. Now more than ever they need urgent support in seedlings and breeding stock to resume production and stabilise their livelihoods.

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Silk company fined for discharging untreated wastewater

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 month(s) ago

Silk company fined for discharging untreated wastewater

The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands’ Lâm Đồng Province has decided to fine a company more than VNĐ320 million (US$14,400) for violating environment regulations.

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

Vietnam's rice paddy output will likely fall this year for the first time since 2005 following the worst drought in 90 years, but the decline will be limited as farmers expand planting in the current and final crops, a government official said.

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Báo điện tử CP English 16 month(s) ago

Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

VGP – The PM has approved the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project, which is financed by the World Bank (WB).

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Báo Đầu Tư English 16 month(s) ago

Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

The PM has approved the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project, which is financed by the World Bank (WB).

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VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

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Báo điện tử CP English 17 month(s) ago

VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to finance VND484.7 billion from the central budget in 2016 for 21 localities and two agriculture-aquatic companies under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to overcome consequences of droughts and sea-water intrusion in the 2015-2016 winter-spring harvest.

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VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

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Báo Dân Trí English 17 month(s) ago

VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to finance VND484.7 billion from the central budget in 2016 for 21 localities and two agriculture-aquatic companies under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to overcome consequences of droughts and sea-water intrusion in the 2015-2016 winter-spring harvest.

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Aid package helps localities cope with drought, saline intrusion

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Báo Dân Trí English 18 month(s) ago

Aid package helps localities cope with drought, saline intrusion

The Prime Minister has approved an aid package worth 523.7 billion VND (23.5 million USD) for 34 localities across the nation to address the consequences of drought and saltwater intrusion during the 2015-2016 Winter-Spring crops.

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Vietnam pledges $6.3 mil to help drought-hit farmers, may clear debts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago

Vietnam pledges $6.3 mil to help drought-hit farmers, may clear debts

The government has pledged nearly VND140 billion (US$6.3 million) to a relief fund that will support farmers affected by severe drought in the Mekong Delta.

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Vietnam farmers cry about dry fields

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam farmers cry about dry fields

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of hectares of rice fields in the southern region of Vietnam have been damaged by saltwater intrusion and the most severe drought in 100 years. Farmers are crying about their huge losses, caused by natural disasters.

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Hanoi’s largest peach village still beautiful after Tet

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago

Hanoi’s largest peach village still beautiful after Tet

VietNamNet Bridge - Coming to Nhat Tan Village after the Lunar New Year holiday, visitors can see a picture of colorful spring. The remaining peach trees are all blossoming brilliantly.

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40% of Mekong Delta could be flooded this century

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Báo Dân Trí English 19 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

40% of Mekong Delta could be flooded this century

Up to 40% of the Mekong Delta’s area could be flooded by the end of the 21st century if the sea level rises by a metre and Vietnam fails to provide solutions, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has claimed.

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Báo Dân Trí English 20 month(s) ago

Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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