HCM City has earmarked VND70.54 trillion (US$3.3 billion) for 36
projects to mitigate the effects of climate change, which is expected to
severely affect the city.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Australian
Agency for International Development (AusAID) are assisting Viet Nam in
disaster risk management, particularly in risks related to climate
Companies in the 320-hectare Bien Hoa Industrial Zone 1, the country's
oldest industrial area, have asked the Government to come up with a
detailed plan on the zone's shift to an urban trade-and-services area.
Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the
first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years
ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.
The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran
Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain
the outbreak of measles over the coming months.
The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as
it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the
city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.
More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh
water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according
to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental
The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.
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