Vietnam proactively combats desertification, mitigates drought


Realizing the importance of international cooperation in combating desertification, Vietnam ratified the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in 1998 and, as a matter of fact, has implemented many programmes/projects of desertification control and has achieved encouraging success.

Source: VNA 



Top leaders of Vietnam, Laos vow to beef up special ties


Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese and Lao Parties, States and people are resolved to preserve and promote special relations between the two countries intensively and extensively in any circumstances, the top leaders affirmed on June 28.