Technological development can drive agricultural restructuring: official

Technological development can drive agricultural restructuring: official

NDO/VNA - Vietnam should capitalise on advancements in technology in order to restructure its agricultural sector based on three key pillars, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ha Cong Tuan, on July 12. (Jul 13, 2018 11:13:07)


Minister urges synchronous measures to deal with natural disasters

  Jul 10, 2018 17:26:26
NDO/VNA – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, has asked the agencies concerned to take synchronous measures to deal with possible natural disasters.  

Israeli water saving and wastewater treatment shared with Vietnam

  Jul 10, 2018 10:31:50
NDO - Advanced Israeli water management solutions were introduced to the Vietnamese side at a seminar which opened in Hanoi on July 9. 

Israel water week to offer Vietnam with smart water governance solutions

  Jul 09, 2018 16:50:21
NDO - The Israel Water Week in Vietnam will take place in Hanoi from July 9-13, featuring various activities to offer Vietnam water governance solutions and share Israeli experience in water use and supply. 

Rain-triggered floods, landslides warned for northern Vietnam

  Jul 08, 2018 15:08:32
NDO - Heavy rains after a week-long heat wave are forecast to cause flash floods and landslides in Vietnam’s northern mountainous region, the national meteorological agency has warned.  

More radar installed to improve accuracy in storm, rain forecasting

  Jul 07, 2018 17:08:43
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.  

Global threat, local action

  Jul 06, 2018 16:58:18
NDO - A campaign to reduce plastic waste is being launched in many countries to call for action to limit the use of disposable plastic in daily life and at the workplace. Positive change from each individual and locality can create a change in the perception of the community, contributing to the handling of this global anxiety.  

Vietnam’s 50 Leading IT Companies 2018 programme launched

  Jul 03, 2018 21:24:12
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) launched Vietnam’s 50 Leading IT Companies 2018 programme in Hanoi on July 3. 

Thai star urges Vietnam to end the cruelty of bear farming

  Jun 30, 2018 18:39:24
NDO - Famous Thai star Tono Pakin Kumwilaisuk has called on Vietnam to promote action aimed at putting an end to bear farming in the country. 

Launch of first Vietnam Digital Awards

  Jun 30, 2018 18:37:03
NDO - The Vietnam Digital Communication Association (VDCA) launched the first Vietnam Digital Awards 2018 in Hanoi on June 29. 

US$4.1 billion pledged to address global environmental issues at GEF

  Jun 29, 2018 12:47:50
NDO - Twenty-nine countries pledged a total financial package of US$4.1 billion to fund a number of projects over the next four years to deal with global environmental issues. 

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.