Vietnamese consumers’ demonstrated a willingness to pay for rice produced and labeled under the national sustainable production standard “VietGAP”.
Leaders of the Mekong nations have raised concerns over the development of hydropower along the river system following the collapse of a major dam in Laos in July.
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the world’s most at-risk areas from the effects of climate change, posing challenges both for its environment and population in years to come. Photos credit: Luke Duggleby
Despite knowing the damage she was causing, Nguyen Thi Vang still walks through the coral reef in the Tam Hai sea to collect seaweed for her daily meals. “When I walk, I heard its broken sound and I feel painful,” said Nguyen.
he trans-Vietnam high-speed rail is back on the agenda, with officials saying it can compete with aeroplanes for business.
The three leaders will seek a budget package to develop the Triangle Area, mainly to improve the living standard of people in that area.
Leaders of Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand agreed on a common vision to push for the region’s true potential while at the Asean World Economic Forum in Vietnam this week.
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Global Wind Energy Council says the Vietnamese wind market is ‘one to watch’.