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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Viet Nam Report Underlines City Water Pollution Problem

All canals in HCM City are heavily polluted by domestic and industrial waste water, according to a newly issued report from the city's Department of Natural Resources and Environment. Testing of environmental criteria for suspended substances, BOD (biodiversity...

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

EVN Pumps VND9.3 Trillion Into Electric Grid

The National Power Transmission (NPT) said it has invested VND9.3 trillion to build a 500kV electric grid connecting five provinces and Ho Chi Minh City. The 437km network, which will spread across the provinces of Gia Lai, Dac...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Viet Nam’s Fishing Forecasts Inaccurate – and late

Viet Nam's fisheries forecasting was both inadequate and inaccurate, heard a meeting organised by the General Fisheries Department earlier this week. Information provided quarterly by the Fisheries Research Institute to help fishermen know where, what and how much...

Monday, September 19th, 2011

The Land Law in Vietnam

Prior to 2013, the new Land Law must be ratified by the National Assembly, because 2013 is the deadline for the State to make decision on the agricultural land that was allocated free of charge for farmers...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

City Needs $673m for Flood Control, irrigation

The HCM City People's Committee has asked the Government to allocate more funds to 16 flood-control and irrigation projects due for completion in 2015. It also sought approval to mobilise funds for these projects, which are estimated to...

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Vietnam to Have Online Mapping Service

The bureau chief, Nguyen Tuan Hung said that his agency completed the first stage of the project. A website of Vietnamese maps is under construction. The website will provide online maps of Vietnam at difference ratios. The site...

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Climate Change Plan is Vital for Viet Nam

Climate change has affected the socio-economic development of many countries around the world, including Viet Nam. Viet Nam aims to ready itself for active response to natural disasters in terms of weather surveillance, with the implementation of...

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Viet Nam PM Greenlights Rural Development Policies

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on the Viet Nam Farmers Association to roll out rural development policies during 2011-20. The move aims to promote the association's role in establishing new rural areas, developing agriculture production and...

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Viet Nam – Work Begins on Song Tranh No 4 Hydropower Plant

Construction of the Song Tranh No 4 Hydropower Plant kicked off yesterday in Que Luu Commune in the central province of Quang Nam. The VND1.6 trillion (US$76 million) plant is one of the projects set out in...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Viet Nam: Infrastructure Draws Private Investment

Efforts to raise more capital from the private sector for infrastructure development projects were on the right track, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. From now to 2020, Viet Nam will need US$160 billion to develop...

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