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?
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
As around much of the globe, the small African country of Malawi on Sunday imposed tight social restrictions to try to contain the disease, shutting all bars and churches, while hot weekend weather drew crowds in Europe to the beach. … [Read more...] about US hits 5 million virus cases as Trump criticised over relief package
Ca Mau sea dyke at risk of breaching A section of a sea dyke on the western coast of the southernmost province of Ca Mau is at high risk of breaching due to raging waves over a couple of days. … [Read more...] about Ca Mau protects western sea dyke
Under the programme, by 2030, annually about 90 per cent of people with disabilities are hoped to have access to health services in different forms and 80 per cent of children from birth to six years old are screened for early detection of birth defects, developmental disorders and given early intervention for various types of disabilities. … [Read more...] about People with disabilities to get more assistance