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Deputy Minister Nguyen Linh Ngoc to meet with the Premier of the Western Cape province of South Africa

On 12th September 2017, Ms. Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape province of the Republic of South Africa paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Minister Nguyen Linh Ngoc to discuss and promote cooperative tie between Viet Nam and South Africa on climate change strategy, environmental conservation and water resources management.

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Land incentives for foreign investors

Not only paying efforts to create a clean land fund, Vietnam is continuing to simplify its administrative procedures and studying land incentives, in order to "spread the carpet" to attract the foreign investors.

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Many targets for Vietnam Green Architecture Week 2017

At the end of this month, the Green Institute for Research and Development in Vietnam in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, the Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC) will host the Vietnam Architecture Week Green 2017 in Vietnam.

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MONRE was assigned to develop the program Vietnam Marine Use Planning

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) is developing the program "Vietnam Marine Use Planning" before submitting to the National Assembly for approval. Accordingly, the planning area is the whole of Vietnam's waters, including the territorial waters, bordering area to territorial...

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Monitoring mineral mining output by electronic weighing station

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is drafting a circular regulating the procedures, identification methods and statistical forms of the actual exploitation output of minerals. Among them, the Ministry proposes the regulation on management and use of camera systems and electronic weighing...

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High-resolution remote sensing imagery application of Japan

On the morning of August 29th, in Hanoi, the Department of National Remote Sensing in collaboration with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held a seminar on “High-resolution remote sensing imagery application of Japan”.

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Flood prevention: Planning "settlement place" for people

Arranging and relocating residential areas is critical to minimizing the damage caused by the type of natural disaster that is difficult to predict flash floods. In addition, there should be clear standards for construction works in the "floodplain" areas.

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Vetiver grass in remediation of contaminated soil

On August 8, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius announced that a research project on using Vetiver grass for dioxin-contaminated soil recovery at Bien Hoa Airport, Dong Nai has received funding from United State. The research project is led by Dr. Ngo Thi Thuy Huong from Institute of Geosciences and...

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