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Kien Giang overcomes difficulties, finishes year successfully

 31 Dec 20 Vietnamplus Source Despite the serious impact of COVID-19, drought, and saline intrusion, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang exerted every effort to overcome the difficulties and post economic growth of over 3 percent in 2020. Kien Giang (VNA) - Despite the serious impact o...
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Tiền Giang shifts to high-value crops to adapt to climate change

 24 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source TIỀN GIANG — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang plans to turn 7,700ha of unproductive rice fields into high-value crops to adapt to climate change and natural disasters in the 2020-25 period. The province, which is the country's largest fruit p...
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Investing in resilience to erratic future

 22 Dec 20 Vietnam Investment Review Source As the tides of catastrophe recede, leaving Central Vietnam and indeed the entire country turned on its head by a raging pandemic and natural disasters, the need to rebuild emerges stronger than ever. Dao Xuan Lai, assistant resident representati...
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Mekong Delta sees positive results from climate-change adaptation measures

 19 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — The Government's Decision No 120 on the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta through climate-change adaptation has seen positive results after three years of implementation, experts said on Wednesday during an online meeting on the Government...
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HCM City drafts 10-year climate change response plan

HCM City is working on a climate change response plan to be carried out between 2021 and 2030, with a vision to 2050. — Photo courtesy of plo.vn 18 Dec 20 Vietnamnew Source HCM CITY — HCM City has drafted a long-term plan to combat the detrimental effects of climate change. The HCM City De...
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Project to build resilience, sustainable settlement in Mekong Delta

16 Dec 20 Vietnamplus Source  Hanoi (VNA) – A plan for the implementation of a project on "Enhancing the resilience inclusive and sustainable eco-human settlement development through small-scale infrastructure interventions in the coastal regions of the in Mekong Delta" was discussed at a ...
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Mekong Delta to adopt 'integrated regional plan' on sustainable development

s 30 Nov 20 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — An integrated regional plan on improving infrastructure to attract investment and tackle climate change will be key to "inclusive growth and sustainable development" in the Mekong Delta region, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Trần Quốc P...
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HCM City to improve solutions to climate change response

 28 Nov 20  Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — HCM City will assess the relationship between the factors that cause climate change and its socio-economic plans to develop long-term responses. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Mỹ, deputy director of the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment, ...
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Cà Mau Province suffers $46m losses from natural disasters in 2020

 24 Nov 20 Vietnamnews Source  CÀ MAU – Natural disasters have caused losses worth VNĐ1.06 trillion (US$46 million) in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Cà Mau this year, destroying public infrastructure, houses and crops, according to the local Steering Committee for Natural Di...
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Can Tho, EU forge cooperation in climate change response

23 Nov 20 Vietnamplus Source  Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and the EU Delegation to Vietnam on November 23 shared a hope for multilateral cooperation in climate change response Hanoi (VNA) – Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and the EU Delegation to Vietnam on Nove...
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HCM City makes plans to adapt to climate change

 19 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source As one of the cities affected by climate change, Ho Chi Minh City has for many years been making plans to cope with it HCM City (VNS/VNA) - As one of the cities affected by climate change, Ho Chi Minh City has for many years been making plans to cope with it.Du...
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VN’s updated climate goals aim at maximising the co-benefits of climate action

 14 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source Vietnam has recently incorporated a new section into its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  to emphasise the socio-economic co-benefits of climate action for the countr...
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Greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by nine percent

13 Nov 20 Vietnamplus Source Vietnam has completed an updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) with plans to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions 9 percent by 2030 in an attempt to respond to climate change. Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Vietnam has completed an updated Nationally Determined Contr...
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Consumers in Asia-Pacific to benefit most from industry 4.0

10 Nov 20 Vietnamnews source HCM CITY — Shifting businesses and enterprises into an intelligent and connected virtual space is no longer an option but a necessity to survive, primarily due to the added pressure brought about by the pandemic, a study in the Asia-Pacific region by Deloitte said.S...

Warning system for landslides in communes remains poor

03 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source With the current data and technology, when weather patterns that can cause heavy rains appear, Vietnam can predict large-scale heavy rains in mountainous areas 1-2 days in advanceDirector General of the National General Directorate of Meteorology and Hydrology Tran H...