Old reservoirs a threat

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Old reservoirs a threat

The ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to upgrade nationwide weak dams at a cost of US$460 million to improve their safety, but is hampered by the fact that many of them do not have complete technical information, delegates heard at a recent seminar on "Improving management for reservoir safety".

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Social News 14/4

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

6,000 smuggled cigarette packs seized in Phu Quoc

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Mekong tackles irrigation issues

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have strengthened measures to control drought and saline intrusion, including dredging canals and closing sluice gates, as thousands of hectares of rice and coastal locals are facing a water shortage.

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PM examines Hau Giang’s social-economic development

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

PM examines Hau Giang’s social-economic development

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung worked with authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on social-economic development and organising Party Committee Congresses at all levels on April 9.

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Vietnam province seeks World Bank loans for drought prevention

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam province seeks World Bank loans for drought prevention

Authorities in the south-central Vietnamese province of Ninh Thuan have proposed that the World Bank send financial aid for the locality to build qualified irrigation systems in order to cope with drought.

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Ninh Thuan calls for WB investment in water reservoirs

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Authorities from the central coastal province of Ninh Thuan have called for investment support from the Government and the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam to build a system of water reservoirs to cope with the prolonged droughts seen in recent years.

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Southeast region faces to serious wilted trees and water shortage

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Southeast region faces to serious wilted trees and water shortage

Dry climate has experienced on the large scale in Binh Phuoc and Dong Nai provinces in the previous months, causing thousands of households have faced to serious water shortages in some areas of the province, reported Department of Agricultural and Rural Development of Binh Phuoc province on April 4.

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Assistance to foster phase II of agricultural development project

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The Prime Minister has recently approved a project providing technical assistance to phase II of a project on agricultural development in the Phan Ri-Phan Thiet irrigation areas of the southern central province of Binh Thuan.

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Vietnamese bank BIDV to extend 176 mln USD loan to Laos

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) will lend over 176 million USD to Laos to help the country develop its traffic infrastructure.

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Agriculture development project in Phan Ri-Phan Thiet ratified

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 week(s) ago

Agriculture development project in Phan Ri-Phan Thiet ratified

VGP – The PM has approved the second phase of the technical cooperation project for Agriculture Development in Phan Ri -Phan Thiet.

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BIDV to extend $176 million loan to Laos

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend over US$176 million to Laos to help the country develop its traffic infrastructure.

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Vietnamese still lack water despite abundance of rivers

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnamese still lack water despite abundance of rivers

VietNamNet Bridge - Favored by nature, possessing many rivers and streams, Vietnamese still lack water because of mismanagement, an issue related to the message of the UN’s World Day for Water which was celebrated on March 22.

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Dong Nai halts river construction

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Dong Nai Province authorities on Friday called a halt to reclamation of the Dong Nai River for construction of housing.

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Farmers losing crops to severe drought in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Farmers losing crops to severe drought in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Many farmers in three Central Highlands provinces have been on edge in the past few weeks over losing their entire rice and coffee crops to relentless droughts.

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Dong Nai to build homes despite pollution warnings

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Dong Nai to build homes despite pollution warnings

The Dong Nai People's Committee said it plans to go ahead with housing construction on land reclaimed from the Dong Nai River despite a warning from the Viet Nam River Network that it would harm the river.

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