According to a report reviewing the 10-year implementation of the national marine strategy through 2020 and with a vision to 2030, the total investment of 28 centrally-run cities and provinces makes up 55-60 percent of the country’s total investment. To encourage people to live on islands, ensuring technical infrastructure and material facilities is important. This will not only help develop the economy but also defend the country’s territorial sovereignty and security, protect maritime environment, and cope with climate change. The project prioritises the use of onsite materials such as cinders, gypsum from thermal power plants, fertilisers, and chemicals which are suitable with the environmental marine conditions. … [Read more...] about Project to develop construction material for coastal, island localities
Vietnam to adopt pesticide-free agricultural model: experts Vietnam needs to shift from the use of conventional pesticides to biopesticides to “better manage weed growth, maintain a high agricultural yield, avoid resistant species, protect soil biodiversity and erosion, and reduce green-house emissions,” … [Read more...] about Has Vietnam’s sustainable agriculture developed well?
Certain major goals of this strategy until 2025 include 100 percent of online public services having the 1-time identification feature and online payment; an administrative procedure being done completely online, except those which legally require real presence of subjects; 100 percent of national databases (land use, population, business registration, finance, insurance) becoming the foundation for e-government development via there common sharing nationwide; 80 percent of state offices providing open data to offer timely public services to the public; 50 percent of examination activities by state units being done in the digital environment. … [Read more...] about E-government growth to closely connect with smart city, digital transformation
The patient died on July 31 morning of a heart attack at Huế Central Hospital in Thừa Thiên Huế Province, where he was being treated for coronavirus. The information was released at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control that took place in Hanoi the same day. … [Read more...] about First death related to COVID-19 in Vietnam
Officials in Victoria state, which is the epicentre of Australia’s second coronavirus wave, reported that 19 people died from the virus over the past 24 hours. With other states still to report daily new case and death numbers, that already marks the country’s biggest single day rise in fatalities. … [Read more...] about Australia reports biggest one day rise in new COVID-19 deaths