More radar installed to improve accuracy in storm, rain forecasting

More radar installed to improve accuracy in storm, rain forecasting

NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) has developed a project to enhance the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF)’s capacity to provide warnings on thunderstorms, lightning, storms and rain by installing five new radar stations across the country.  (Jul 07, 2018 17:08:43)

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C40 promises to help Hanoi combat climate change

  Jun 29, 2018 11:47:26
NDO/VNA – With abundant financial resources, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) could help Hanoi with its climate change response, said C40 Executive Director Mark Watts.  

Sixth GEF Assembly opens in Da Nang

  Jun 27, 2018 17:28:42
NDO – The 6th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly officially opened in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.  

Thai celebrity to arrive Vietnam for bear protection event

  Jun 27, 2018 17:09:37
NDO - Famous Thai star, Tono Pakin Kumwilaisuk, will come to Vietnam to participate in a bear protection exhibition organised by the Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) at Lotte Mart Tay Son, Hanoi, on June 30.  

Vietnam promotes programme on electrical energy efficiency and conservation

  Jun 27, 2018 16:58:17
NDO - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT), the implementation of the national programme on electrical energy efficiency has achieved the target of 3.4% and 5.65% of total energy consumption conservation during the 2006-2015 period and 2011-2015 period, equivalent to about 4.5 million tonnes and 11.261 million tonnes of oil (TOE), respectively.  

Vietnam puts effort into biodiversity conservation and sustainable tourism

  Jun 27, 2018 16:43:49
NDO – The Vietnamese Government has exerted every effort to complete the legal framework to facilitate sustainable tourism development while enhancing biodiversity conservation and improving the livelihood of local communities. 

Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution

  Jun 26, 2018 21:43:44
NDO/VNA – Vietnam will join global efforts to stop the production and use of single-use and non-recyclable plastic products, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim. 

UN Habitat willing to work with Vietnam in handling plastic waste

  Jun 26, 2018 18:35:52
NDO/VNA – The UN Human Settlement Programme (UN Habitat) is willing to cooperate with Vietnam on urgent issues such as plastic waste and the preservation of ancient cities, said Maimunah Mohd Sharif, UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Habitat. 

GEF 6 side event calls for joining hands to protect the oceans

  Jun 26, 2018 17:38:39
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) organised a programme titled “Joining hands to protect the ocean” in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 26 in response to one of the themes of the 6th Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) which is taking place in Da Nang. 

Data costs in Vietnam need further cuts to increase usage

  Jun 26, 2018 10:11:15
NDO - Statistics show that Vietnamese consumers use only about 1.9GB of cellular data on average each month, much lower than the regional countries of Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore where the amounts come in between 4.7GB and 8.5GB. 

Vietnam wants to promote social forestry in ASEAN: Official

  Jun 25, 2018 21:51:16
NDO/VNA – Vietnam wants to promote social forestry among member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to create favourable conditions for the involvement of private and non-governmental organisations, community and people in forestry activities, said a local official. 

ASEM promotes coordinated actions to address climate change

  Jun 20, 2018 17:39:42
NDO – The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Conference on “Climate Action to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – Ways Forward” wrapped up in Can Tho on June 20, after three days of discussion, during which the ASEM unanimously agreed to promote coordinated action to address climate change. 

European countries implement climate change projects in Mekong Delta

  Jun 20, 2018 11:16:32
NDO/VNA - The European Union (EU) and European countries have been carrying out a number of climate change adaptation and sustainable development projects in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. 

ASEM conference highlights climate change response

  Jun 18, 2018 21:51:59
NDO/VNA – Information on the upcoming Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) conference on climate change response toward sustainability is updated at a press conference held in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho on June 18.  

Meeting observes World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

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NDO – A meeting was held in Lao Cai province by the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VAF) and the provincial People’s Committee to observe the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, on June 17.