Cooperation at heart of major efforts to protect ecosystem

Cooperation at heart of major efforts to protect ecosystem

On the occasion of the World Environment Day this year themed “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.”, Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Thanh Dat about Vietnam’s efforts to protect the environment in pursuit of sustainable development.
Vietnam setting standards in pandemic response

Vietnam setting standards in pandemic response

It is timely to be discussing the fight against COVID-19 now, as a new wave of outbreaks occurs across ASEAN region.
Equipping localities in climate fight

Equipping localities in climate fight

Being one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters and climate change, Vietnam annually suffers from huge losses.
Modern technology complementing flood-resilient home creations

Modern technology complementing flood-resilient home creations

Many poor locals in five coastal provinces are being supported with storm- and flood-resilient homes that can protect them during disasters. However, these gifts are not simple dwellings, but scientifically designed and solidly built, as well as supervised during their construction through state-of-the-art technology.