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Vietnam, Japan sign MoU on low-carbon growth

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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and Japan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Joint Credit Mechanism - JCM at a ceremony held in both virtual and in-person forms on October 14.

Project on climate change adaptation to benefit central Vietnam

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Hanoi (VNA) – A climate change adaptation project has been launched to strengthen the resilience of smallholder agriculture to climate change-induced water insecurity in the Central Highlands and the south-central coast.

Vietnam attends pre-COP26 parliamentary meeting in Italy

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Rome (VNA) – A Vietnamese delegation head by Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for External Relations Don Tuan Phong has attended a pre-COP26 parliamentary meeting held on October 8-9 in Rome, Italy.

Youths’ outstanding initiatives for climate honoured

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Hanoi (VNA) – The final round and award ceremony of the “Youth for Climate Innovation” contest was held on September 28, honouring remarkable initiatives for the climate created by young Vietnamese people.

Vietnam cooperates with nations to prevail over pandemic, build peaceful, prosperous world: President

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New York (VNA) - Vietnam will work with countries and people around the world to prevail over the COVID-19 pandemic, and build a world of peace, prosperity and happiness for all, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, the US, on September 22 (local time).

President raises proposals at UNSC’s high-level open debate on climate security

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New York (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 23 proposed that the UN should establish a comprehensive database system on multi-dimensional impacts of sea-level rise in support of global response policy formulation.

Cuban Ambassador: Cuba, Vietnam preserve historical memories

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Hanoi (VNA) – Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén has appreciated President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Cuba from September 18-21, affirming that the outcomes of the visit will contribute to deepening the time-tested friendship and solidarity between the two countries.

Vietnam joins global efforts in protecting ozone layer

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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has joined the international community in efforts over the years to protect the ozone layer and reduce the use of ozone depleting substances.

GIANT Bicycle Corporation of Taiwan to launch first project in Vietnam

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VOV.VN - Taiwanese firm GIANT, the world's largest bicycle manufacturer, has unveiled a plan to invest a total of US$50 million in the first phase of a project in order to build its first factory in Vietnam

Provinces and cities nationwide gradually returning to new normal

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VOV.VN - A host of provinces and cities nationwide have devised plans aimed at bringing daily life back to a new normal as the pandemic shows signs of abating, with positive COVID-19 cases consistently seeing a gradual reduction.

CLMV nations seek to promote post-pandemic trade, investment

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Hanoi (VNA) – A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the virtual 13th Cambodia - Laos - Myanmar - Vietnam Economic Ministers' Meeting (CLMV EMM 13) on September 10.

Vietnam's HCFC consumption down 35 percent in 2020

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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam consumed nearly 2,600 tonnes of HCFC substances in 2020, down 35 percent from the base consumption, and also down from nearly 3,600 tonnes in 2019, statistics showed. 

Vietnam bolsters cooperation with partners in ASEAN Smart Cities Network

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Vietnam will promote cooperation with partners in the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) while working with relevant agencies and localities to increase development chances, especially technological application in the COVID-19 fight.

Southeast Asia could lose 28 trillion USD due to unmitigated climate change: Deloitte report

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Hanoi (VNA) – Southeast Asia must act now to prevent the region from losing 28 trillion USD in economic potential over the next 50 years due to unmitigated climate change, according to a new report from the Deloitte Economics Institute.

PM Pham Minh Chinh: Vietnam treasures ties with US

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Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed that Vietnam treasures ties with the US and wants to foster bilateral comprehensive partnership in a practical, effective and stable manner, for the sake of peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

Vietnamese children vulnerable to air pollution, flooding: UNICEF report

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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese children are heavily exposed to air pollution and flooding, said a report launched by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on August 20.

Vietnam aims for a global seafood processing hub

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VOV.VN - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has approved a scheme which aims to develop the Vietnamese seafood processing industry and turn Vietnam into a global seafood processing hub by the year 2030.

Vietnam likely to have homegrown COVID-19 vaccine in September

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VOV.VN - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 12 encouraged scientists and pharmaceutical firms to make a greater effort in vaccine research and production in order to have a locally produced COVID-19 vaccine in September 2021.

First report on maritime environment, national islands completed

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Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has completed a report on maritime environment and national islands in the 2016-20 period, Director General of the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) Ta Dinh Thi said on August 13. 

Additional 660,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses delivered to Vietnam

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VOV.VN - A further 659,900 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on July 29.