People in Chiềng Nơi, a remote mountainous commune of Mai Sơn District, Sơn La Province, are being held back by a lack of suitable transport infrastructure, forcing farmers to push their motorbikes up steep, muddy roads to sell their produce and children to wade through streams up to 70cm deep to get to school.
Việt Nam needs a strategy to transition to green and renewable energy in response to climate change that contributes to economic development and fulfils international commitments, said Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính.
Cities and provinces across Việt Nam will need to develop a database system and data sharing mechanism among State management agencies to develop e-government as part of an effort to become smart cities, experts said.
Việt Nam needs to invest approximately US$368 billion from now until 2040 to build a climate resilient and low-carbon economy, according to the Vietnam Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) released by the World Bank on Wednesday.
Medical equipment donated by the Australian Department of Defence for Việt Nam’s COVID-19 prevention and control was handed over to the Ministry of National Defence at a ceremony in Hà Nội on Wednesday.