Bebinca could reverse direction towards Vietnam’s northern coast

Bebinca could reverse direction towards Vietnam’s northern coast

NDO - Tropical storm Bebinca is moving slowly eastwards but could change in a northwest direction over the next 24 hours and head towards Vietnam’s northern coastal provinces, according to the national meteorological agency. (16 hours ago)


About 52% of rural residents in Hanoi enjoy clean water

  Jul 17, 2018 18:28:48
NDO – About 52% of residents in rural areas of Hanoi, more than 2.23 million people, had access to clean water by May 2018, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Comprehensive measures required to respond to natural disasters

  Jul 16, 2018 21:32:07
NDO/VNA – A set of comprehensive measures must be carried out in response to natural disasters to ensure safety for both local residents and their assets, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on July 16. 

Mobilising resources to cope with climate change

  Jul 16, 2018 16:29:26
NDO - Vietnam is one of the countries that will be most severely affected by climate change in the coming decades, especially sea level rises in coastal areas. In order to actively respond to climate change, Vietnam has been trying to create resources to limit the impacts caused by climate change.  

Funds allocated to preserve Ly Son Marine Protected Area

  Jul 16, 2018 11:55:47
NDO/VNA - The central province of Quang Ngai has allocated funds worth VND42 billion (US$1.83 million) to support ecosystem recovery and biodiversity supervision, as well as strengthening the protection of the Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) for the 2018-22 period. 

Vietnam launches volunteer campaign to clean the sea

  Jul 12, 2018 16:39:31
NDO - A volunteer driven campaign titled “Clean the Sea” has been launched to raise community awareness of the importance of the sea and to encourage actions to protect the marine environment. 

Two publications launched to protect bears in Vietnam

  Jul 11, 2018 10:58:56
NDO – Two publications giving instructions on caring for rescued moon and sun bears, as well as guidance to plant herbal alternatives to bear bile were launched at a ceremony held in the Animals Asia’s Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre in Vinh Phuc province on July 10. 

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.  

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.  

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. 

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.