Be kind to environment

"Be kind to environment" is a campaign co-organized by the youth of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and Linkage Club. This activity aims to respond to the World Kindness Day on Nov 13 in framework of campaign "Jump! For kindness", which took place in Hanoi and many provinces and cities across the country.

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93 thousand hectares of agricultural land to get tax exemption

In the last week session, with 81.34% voting, the Vietnam’s National Assembly officially adopted a Resolution amending and supplementing some articles of Resolution No. 55/2010 / QH12 on tax exemption of agricultural land use.

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Vietnam to host int’l wildlife trade conference

According to Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, on Nov 17 and Nov 18, Vietnam hosts the third International Wildlife Trade Conference (IWTC) in Hanoi within the framework of the 66th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in...

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Sea and Island

Nursing coral reefs

Recently, the Management Board of Phu Quoc Marine Protected Area, Kien Giang province has built coral nurseries to replace aging and died coral reefs.

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Geology and Minerals

Fourteen provinces have landslide risk zoning maps

In implementing the government’s directions, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has completed main deliverables under the project “Survey, evaluation and zoning of landslide risks in Vietnam’s mountainous areas”.

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Climate Change

Mainstreaming Climate Change Mitigation into National Infrastructure

On 9th November 2016, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment approved the project document “Mainstreaming Climate Change Mitigation into National Infrastructure” financed by the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and administered bay Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Survey and Map

Vietnam – Cambodia agree on land border demarcation

The Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on Land Border Demarcation and Marker Planting held a meeting from Oct 18 to Oct 20 in Ho Chi Minh City. The two sides discussed measures to speed up the delineation of the remaining border sections in line with international law and reality, agreeing to invite international...

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Remote Sensing

Vietnam, India cooperate in remote sensing technology

At the invitation of H. E. Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi paid an Official Visit to the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam from September 02 - 03 2016. The two sides declared a joint statement...

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4 million euros to strengthen flood forecasting

The Italian government has agreed to provide preferential loans totaling 13.7 million euros, or nearly $15 million, to help Vietnam improve flood forecasting and waste treatment.

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Science and Technology

Piloting Japan technology against flooding

Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has decided to approve a Japanese business to pilot building underground water storage tank made by polypropylene material to reduce flooding. This technology is considered to be the best solution for big cities like Ho Chi Minh City.

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