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Central Vietnam mangrove restoration project wins 2021 Risk Award

A mangrove restoration project that also builds resilience of a disaster-prone coastal community in Thua Thien-Hue Province has won the €100,000 ($118,000) 2021 Risk Award.The project, “Strong roots, strong women: empowering women for community and coastal ecosystem resilience in central Vietnam,” is co-managed by the ...

Nguyen Quy

"Building a society of learning in the 2021-2030 period " project approved

The Prime Minister issued Decision No. 1373/QD-Ttg on July 30, approving the project “Building a society of learning in the 2021-2030 period “.The guiding point of view in the project clearly states: Continuing to build a society of learning on the basis of simultaneous development ...

Experts joint drafting decree to concretise environmental protection law

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is calling for contributions to a draft Government’s decree to concretize a number of articles in the amended Law on Environmental Protection that was approved by the National Assembly last November. The online newspaper Tài nguyên & Môi ...

Vietnam sets new regulations, tightens advertising on Facebook, YouTube

From September 15, cross-border platforms such as Facebook and Google will have to remove ads in violation of regulations within 24 hours after receiving a notice from the Ministry of Communications and Information.The new decree was created ad per the proposal of MIC with an ...

Trong Dat

Health ministry releases Pfizer allocation plan, suggests vaccine mixing

Deputy Minister of Health Trương Quốc Cường has just signed a decision on the allocation plan of 746,460 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to provinces, cities and hospitals across the country.The Ministry of Health has requested that due to the low number of vaccines available, Pfizer vaccine ...

Pandemic-hit workers anxiously wait for aid

According to statistics of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, in the second quarter of 2021, up to 12.8 million Vietnamese people aged 15 and older were negatively affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, including those who lost their jobs, had to take time ...

Vu Diep

ADB project helps boost climate resilience in Vietnam’s health system

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on July 19 its assessment of a six-year project helping boost the capacity of health systems in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam to climate-induced health threats.The project, Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change in the Health Sector in the Greater Mekong ...

Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Vietnam has come a long way in gender equality, with changes in the legal framework now protecting women better than ever before. However, much works need to be done before total equality can be achieved.While women’s participation in the workforce in Vietnam is very high, ...

Thanh Van

Mekong Delta attractive for renewable energy investment

The Mekong Delta has great advantages to develop the renewable energy sector, including wind, solar, biomass and gas thermal power, according to experts. Taking advantage of its natural conditions and investment attraction policies, the region has become a destination for investors in renewable energy projects.Keep ...

Vietnam works on method to discover Covid-19 infections through coughs

A project is being implemented with the participation of Vietnamese scientists who are trying to use AI to discover Covid-19 infections through coughs. The project, named AICOVIDVN, aims to develop a tool that helps agencies discover Covid-19 infected people quickly and easily. When people’s coughs are recorded ...

Trong Dat

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