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Coal-fired power plants serving industry worsening pollution

Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants which generate electricity and those serving industrial plants are worsening pollution. Le Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Institute for Climate Change Studies under the Can Tho University, as in India and China, said that coal-fired power in Vietnam mostly serves industrial ...

Mai Chi

VN sees over $24 billion trade deficit from APEC economies

Total import-export turnover between Viet Nam and APEC member economies reached US$265.3 billion in the first 10 months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 17.4 per cent. Exports reached $120.48 billion and imports reached $144.83 billion, up 23.9 per cent and 22 per cent, respectively, ...

VietnamNet Reporter

More kids studying English at kindergartens

Children at kindergartens in 41 out of 63 provinces and cities studied English in the 2016-2017 academic year, an increase of 20 areas compared to the 2013-2014 period, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.Keep reading  ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Hydropower dams endangering aquatic resources on Serepok River

 The rich aquatic resources on Serepok River are in danger as more hydropower dams are being built on the mainstream, leading to changes in the water current and environment. Serepok has a basin area of 12,030 square kilometers in Vietnam and mainstream total length of 290 ...

Thien Nhien

New policy encourages CBU car imports, rather than assembling

While the Ministry of Finance (MOF) believes that the tentative policy on reducing the tariff conditionally on car part imports will help boost the domestic automobile industry, automobile joint ventures believe the policy will encourage them to import CBU cars instead of assembling cars domestically.Keep ...

VietnamNet Reporter

For a safe Vietnam before a disaster

What is happening due to floods in the North Central and northern provinces show that disasters are more severe in terms of both scale and extent of devastation. Over the past 50 years, extreme weather events such as hot and dry weather and heavy rains ...

Tuan Tran

Draft law requires Facebook, Google to set up data centers in Vietnam

A draft law on cyber security requires foreign companies providing internet and telecommunication services in Vietnam to have operation licenses, a representative agency and an open data center in the country . Under the draft law, service providers like Google, Facebook, Viber, Skype, Gmail and Uber ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Landslides in Mekong Delta could lead to serious flooding

There are 562 landslide spots in Mekong Delta with total length of over 786 kilometers, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control.Keep reading   ...

VietNamNet Reporter

WWF report: Vietnamese, Chinese tourists blamed for wildlife trafficking

According to a report of WWF, tigers, elephants, bears and pangolin are four of the most widely traded species in the Golden Triangle — the border area where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar connect. A major driver of the illegal wildlife trade in the Golden Triangle – ...

VietnamNet Reporter

No action, no gains

The removal of 675 business and investment conditions by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considered as a demonstration of the strong determination of the industry and trade sector to create the maximum favourable conditions for enterprises, contributing to building a government of ...

VietnamNet reporter

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