Environmental protection crucial to sustainable development (15:34 | 01/08/2014)

(Bqp.vn) - PM Nguyen Tan Dung has pointed to the efficient management and use of natural resources, environmental protection and response to climate change as crucial to the country's sustainable development.

Vietnam, Japan strengthen environmental co-operation (15:03 | 01/07/2014)

(Bqp.vn) - On its path of economic growth and rapid urbanisation, Vietnam is facing environmental problems including surface water contamination, air pollution, and inefficient waste treatment, particularly in large urban areas.

Top 10 highlights of natural resources and environment in 2013 (15:47 | 01/06/2014)

(Bqp.vn) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment made public the sector’s top ten highlights of 2013 on January 3.

Vietnam calls for international assistance in UXO removal (16:37 | 12/08/2013)

(VDP) - The Vietnamese government and international partners will mobilise all resources to overcome the consequences of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, according to Don Tuan Phong, Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO).

Ninh Thuan inaugurates water management project (17:08 | 12/06/2013)

(VDP) - The central province of Ninh Thuan has launched an integrated water management and urban development project to proactively manage the effects of climate change.

New Zealand funds natural disaster management programme in Vinh Long (16:20 | 12/06/2013)

(VDP) - The Livelihood Improvement for Building Resilient Communities project (LIBRE), a US$500,000 initiative funded by the New Zealand Government, will be implemented in Vinh Long province until 2017 with a focus on developing sustainable local livelihoods and community-based disaster risk management.

Strengthening PPP in emission reduction and climate change adaptation (16:16 | 12/06/2013)

(VDP) - On 30 October, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has received Mr. Yvo De Boer, International Consultant, Director in charge of climate change and sustainable development of the international auditing firm KPMG. The two sides have exchanged ideas on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change in Vietnam. The most important thing of the meeting focuses on cooperation between public and private sectors.

Agencies agree to make joint efforts on environmental protection (16:07 | 12/06/2013)

(VDP) - The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Commission for Communications and Education; Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment have pledged to co-ordinate political tasks on natural resources and the environment from 2013-2016.

Vietnam vows action to mitigate climate change (16:05 | 12/06/2013)

(VDP) - Vietnam pledges to implement a number of policies to cope with climate change, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has said. Deputy PM Hai, who is also Deputy Head of the National Steering Committee for Response to Climate Change, made the remark to sponsors of the Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC) at a conference in Hanoi on October 28.

Experts gather in Da Nang for international climate change conference (16:00 | 12/06/2013)

(VDP) - World experts are gathering at a conference in central Da Nang city to discuss a broad range of issues related to climate change and its effect on urban development.

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