Green growth - A new approach in economic growth: Planning minister

Green growth - A new approach in economic growth: Planning minister

NDO/VNA - Green growth has become an inexorable trend and a goal that all countries are aiming for, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung told a consultation conference on compiling a national strategy on green growth in the 2021-2030 period, with vision to 2045 towards 2050, held in Hanoi on March 29. (Mar 30, 2021 11:08:17)


Hydro-meteorological forecasting helps facilitate sustainable livelihoods

  Mar 23, 2021 17:57:23
NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Meteorological Hydrological Administration (VMHA) held a ceremony on March 23 to launch activities in response to World Meteorological Day 2021, which is themed “The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather”. 

Cooperation agreement on implementing tree-planting initiative signed

  Mar 19, 2021 16:43:54
NDO – The Government Portal (, Vietnam Television (VTV) Digital and the Novaland Group signed a cooperation agreement on March 19 to accompany the sustainable development strategy, with the focus on the planting of 10 million trees in several localities, designed to realise Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's initiative on planting one billion trees. 

Australia to provide AUD1.5 million in funding for digital initiatives in 2021

  Mar 17, 2021 10:18:48
NDO – The Australian government has launched Round 3 of Innovation Partnership Grants with funding of AUD1.5 million for Australian and Vietnamese partners' innovation initiatives that have already been piloted and are now ready to be replicated. 

Ecotourism a means to sustain Ca Mau’s bird parks

  Mar 15, 2021 09:17:57
NDO/VNA – Ecotourism development has been deemed a sustainable and realistic means of effectively preserving bird parks in the southernmost province of Ca Mau and of harmonising the interests of households managing the parks. 

Third conference held to discuss sustainable development of Mekong Delta

  Mar 13, 2021 16:25:01
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc talked about a new strategic viewpoint involving eight “Gs” on the development of the Mekong Delta while chairing a conference in Can Tho city on March 13. 

Vietnamese wins ASEANO sponsorship for plastic pollution research

  Mar 11, 2021 13:25:42
NDO/VNA - Nguyen Thi Trang, a Vietnamese predoctoral fellow at the Asian Institute of Technology and three other researchers from Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand have received US$30,000 sponsorship from a research grant competition of the ASEAN-Norwegian Cooperation Project on Local Capacity Building for Reducing Plastic Pollution in the ASEAN Region (ASEANO).  

Nationwide response to tree planting festivals

  Mar 07, 2021 10:05:32
NDO – Localities across the nation continue to hold tree planting festivals in response to the call from the Prime Minister to plant 1 billion trees within the next five years. 

Quang Nam to expand habitat of grey-shanked douc langur

  Mar 03, 2021 17:03:26
NDO/VNA – Efforts are being made toward a goal of expanding the habitat of the grey-shanked douc langur in central Quang Nam province’s Nui Thanh district to 150ha by 2030. 

Conference launched to step up Vietnamese youth’s climate action

  Feb 25, 2021 16:24:16
NDO – A ‘Youth for Climate’ (Youth4Climate) Conference was held in Hanoi on February 25 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Vietnam, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), and the Ho Chi Minh Community Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee. 

KOICA gives VND7 billion in aid to address consequences of natural disasters in Quang Tri

  Feb 23, 2021 16:14:57
NDO – The Korean International Co-operation Agency in Vietnam (KOICA) has provided the central province of Quang Tri with nearly VND7 billion in non-refundable aid to alleviate the consequences of recent natural disasters. 

Winners of 2020 ASEAN-wide Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge announced

  Jan 27, 2021 10:12:16
NDO – The four winners of the 2020 ASEAN-wide Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge (EPPIC) competition to deal with plastic waste in the coastal cities of Ha Long Bay (Vietnam) and Koh Samui (Thailand) were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 26. 

Remarks by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at Climate Adaption Summit

  Jan 27, 2021 10:04:56
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered an important message to the Climate Adaptation Summit which took place virtually on January 25 and 26. 

Winners of logo and slogan design contest on power saving honoured

  Jan 26, 2021 18:59:44
NDO – Nguyen Duy Thanh from Hanoi was presented with the first prize of VND50 million in a logo and slogan design contest on power saving, at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on January 26. 

Active response needed amid more frequent, severe climate-fuelled disasters

  Jan 26, 2021 10:54:18
NDO – Vietnam suffered significant destruction due to multiple natural disasters last year. Amid current complex climate change, it is important to have an active level of prevention against extreme and unusual disasters predicted in the new year.