Winners of housing design competition for Vietnam’s rural areas awarded

Winners of housing design competition for Vietnam’s rural areas awarded

NDO – Winners of a contest on ‘Joining hands to design houses for Vietnam’s rural areas’ were honoured at an awards ceremony held by the Vietnam Association of Architects on June 14. (Jun 15, 2019 17:10:51)

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Activities respond to World Environment Day

  Jun 05, 2019 16:57:08
NDO - The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) in co-ordination with the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City organised a walk for the environment as well as planting trees on June 5 as part of activities in response to World Environment Day. 

First exhibition on plastic waste opens in Hanoi

  Jun 05, 2019 11:54:26
NDO/VNA – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in coordination with photographer Nguyen Viet Hung, or Lekima Hung, organised a photo exhibition on plastic waste in Hanoi on June 4.  

“Let’s clean the sea" targets to attract 100,000 participants in 2019

  Jun 04, 2019 17:30:25
NDO – In its fourth event on a national scale, the "Let's clean the sea" campaign 2019 will last until August 31, targeting to set up 400 different venues with regular sea cleaning activities and attract the participation of roughly 100,000 people. 

Quang Nam launches anti-plastic waste campaign

  Jun 04, 2019 17:10:48
NDO – The central coastal province of Quang Nam on June 4 held a meeting to respond to the Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019 and the World Environment Day (June 5), while launching an anti-plastic waste campaign under the National Action Month on Environmental Protection. 

Dien Bien province launches environmental clean-up campaign

  Jun 04, 2019 11:08:45
NDO - An environmental clean-up campaign was launched on June 3 in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien in response to World Environment Day. 

Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019 launched in Bac Lieu

  Jun 01, 2019 15:43:46
NDO – Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019 was officially launched at Hung Vuong Square in Bac Lieu city, the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu, on June 1, aimed at promoting environmental protection and sovereignty of the nation’s sea and islands among the community. 

Bac Lieu: Over 2,000 mangrove trees planted against coastal erosion

  May 31, 2019 16:28:46
NDO – Over 2,000 mangrove trees were planted in Nha Mat coastal area, Bac Lieu city in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on May 31, aiming to prevent coastal landslides and limit salinity intrusion and impacts of climate change. 

Taking practical actions for environment

  May 30, 2019 17:21:00
NDO – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has selected “Air pollution and our actions” as the theme of the World Environment Day 2019 (June 5)with the aim of calling for all nations and communities to jointly carry out actions to reduce the release of harmful substances into the environment during production and business activities.  

First floating solar power’s inverter station generates electricity

  May 28, 2019 11:10:26
NDO/VNA - The Da Nhim – Ham Thuan – Da Mi Hydropower JSC sent electricity generated by Inverter B Station to the grid in the central province of Binh Thuan on May 27, raising the capacity of Da Mi solar power plant’s power supply to the grid to 38.2 MWp. 

PM congratulates Cu Lao Cham on 10 years as UNESCO biosphere reserve

  May 25, 2019 11:00:25
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to congratulate the Cu Lao Cham Island on the 10th anniversary of its recognition as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO. 

Vietnam aims to raise Central Highlands’ forest cover to 49.2% by 2030

  May 25, 2019 10:56:22
NDO - The Prime Minister has recently approved a forest protection, restoration and development programme, aiming to increase forest cover in the Central Highlands to 49.2% by 2030. 

Hanoi seeks France’s experience in clean water, waste treatment

  May 23, 2019 10:12:00
NDO/VNA – Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung expressed his delight at growing Vietnam-France ties during a working session in the capital city on May 22 with Jean Charles Nefgre, Politburo member of the French Communist Party (PCF). 

Vietnam responds to International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

  May 22, 2019 19:51:18
NDO/VNA – An event promoting International Day for Biological Diversity 2019, themed “Our biodiversity, our food, our health”, took place in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 22. 

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

  May 22, 2019 19:48:58
NDO/VNA – Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22).