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    Int’l climatologists to research on extreme weather phenomena

    Relief workers attempting to provide supplies to a flooded area. (Image Credit: Twitter/UNOCHA)  09 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source  Scientists with the World Weather Attribution (WWA) group agreed to conduct a detailed study of the extreme rainfall in Vietnam, largely the results of tropical storms, that has disrupted the lives of some…

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    Environment ministry seeks to complete regulations on solid waste management

    Plastic waste has adversely affected the marine life and threatened the living environment. — VNA/VNS Photo  10 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source The Vietnam Environment Administration will be in charge of completing regulations on solid waste management in the amended Law on Environmental Protection, which will treat plastic waste as a natural…

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    Disasters may cost Vietnam 1.5 pct of GDP annually

    Many houses in central Thua Thien-Hue province submerged (Source: VNA)  16 Nov 20 Vietnamplus Source Natural disasters could shave 1.5 percent off annual GDP or even more if no appropriate measures are taken in response to climate change, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Hanoi (VNA) – Natural…

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    Vietnam GDP growth to be among world’s highest in 2020: IMF

    Workers make fillets of catfish at a factory in the southern city of Can Tho. Photo by Reuters/Kham.  19 Nov 20 VNExpress Source The International Monetary Fund has revised upward its forecast for Vietnam’s 2020 GDP growth by 0.8 percentage points to 2.4 percent. Vietnam’s growth would be among the highest…

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    Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing

    19 Nov 20 East Asia Forum Source  Having contained the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is becoming the first developing country to adopt carbon pricing in the post-pandemic period to help guide a cleaner recovery. On 17 November, Vietnam’s National Assembly passed the revised Law on Environmental Protection legalising an emission trading scheme.…

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    Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia

    Children of Raglai ethnic group in Ma Nới Commune in the south central province of Ninh Thuận, Việt Nam enjoy some fresh water after month-long drought that hit the region. Like other ASEAN member States, Việt Nam frequently suffers from long severe droughts. VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt 27 Nov 20…

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    M&A renewables on upward trajectory in Vietnam

    M&A renewables on upward trajectory in Vietnam  30 Nov 20 Vietnam Investment Review  Source Mergers and acquisitions in renewable energy in Vietnam are on an upward trajectory and expected to become even hotter next year, with the country officially overtaking Thailand to rank as the largest solar market in Southeast Asia.…

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    Vietnam on road to development of carbon market

    Chairs of the workshop  31 Dec 20 Vietnamplus Source The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in coordination with the World Bank, held a Final Workshop for the “Vietnam Partnership for Market Readiness” project in Hanoi on December 29. After 5 years of implementation, up to now, the project has made…

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