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SciTech events to be held at first APEC SOM
A number of science and technology events will be held during the first Senior Officials’ Meeting of APEC (SOM-1) in Nha Trang city, in the south central province of Khanh Hoa, on February 18th to 21st.
HCM City, Japan’s Nagasaki to increase student exchanges
10:09 29/10/2016
Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Huynh Cach Mang has expressed support of a proposal for more student exchange programmes by Japan’s Nagasaki prefecture.
Zika infection confirmed in Long An province
11:11 26/10/2016
On October 24th, Long An provincial Department of Health has announced the first Zika patient in the province.
High-level meeting on the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Vietnam
19:01 25/10/2016
(CPV) - The National Committee on Climate Change (NCCC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on October 25th jointly organise a high-level meeting in Hanoi with UNDP and GIZ GmbH to devise a plan for the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Vietnam.
IPCC achivements and Vietnam actions in climate change
16:19 25/10/2016
(CPV) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Viet Nam (MONRE) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) hosted a workshop on October 24th 2016 in Ha Noi on “IPCC achievements and Viet Nam actions in climate change”.
Seminar on museum and education, experience and travel activities
15:36 25/10/2016
A seminar on museum and education, experience and travel activities has taken place at the Museum of Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups in the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen.
US Acting Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services visits Hanoi
16:52 21/10/2016
(CPV) - US Acting Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Mary Wakefield visited Hanoi from October 20th - 21st to discuss bilateral health cooperation and launch the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE)’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC).
Japan supports Hanoi with new waste treatment technique
12:44 21/10/2016
(CPV) - A conclusive workshop to assess the Fukuoka waste landfill technology under “The project of enhancing development of sanitary landfill in Hanoi” (December 2013 - December 2016) was held on October 21st in Xuan Son commune, Son Tay town, Hanoi.
US helps Vietnam to protect forests and biodiversity in Central region
21:12 20/10/2016
(CPV) - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on October 20th announced a new project that will assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart and low-emission development through improved forest protection, enhanced biodiversity conservation, and increased resilience of communities.
Actively preventing infectious diseases after floods in Central Vietnam
11:14 19/10/2016
The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health has recommended that people be on alert to prevent infectious diseases such as diarrhoea, sore eye, flu and sore throat, which often occur after floods.