The central city and FPT, a Việt Nam software giant, officially inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on building Đà Nẵng as a ‘smart city’ in 2018-20.
The People’s Committee of central Thanh Hóa Province has asked the investor of Hồi Xuân hydropower project to quickly complete the infrastructure of the resettlement area. This is aimed at facilitating the resettlement process of the affected residents by May.
As hot weather peaks this month in southern Việt Nam, authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong Delta) region are stepping up efforts to cope with forest fires and salinisation as a response to climate change.
Limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climate impacts, as once hoped, dozens of experts concluded in a score of scientific studies released on Monday.
European leaders are on Thursday set to strongly condemn Turkey's "illegal actions" toward Greece and Cyprus in a blistering denunciation that could upend an EU-Turkish summit in Bulgaria next week.
All districts will be expected to develop a “smart urban area” plan by 2020, Trần Vĩnh Tuyến, HCM City People’s Committee vice chairman and head of the smart city management board, said on Friday.
Five to six typhoons are expected to hit Việt Nam’s mainland this year, the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting has said.
It is important for sea turtles to have clean water, especially around places where they come to lay their eggs. Plastic bags do not help them. People on Lý Sơn Island are being asked not to use plastic bags for the sakes of the turtles.
Overseas Vietnamese Trần Nữ Yên Khê is a design artist for many movies such as Norwegian Wood - an official nominee at the Golden Lion International Film Festival - and Eternity. She spoke about the role of art design in a film.
New Zealand has sweltered through its hottest summer on record and can expect more of the same if climate change continues unabated, the government's scientific agency said yesterday.