Naval Region 2 join hands with Southwestern people overcoming the "thirst

Naval Region 2 join hands with Southwestern people overcoming the “thirst

Friday, May 08, 2020, 13:29 (GMT+7)
Implementing the direction of the Navy’s High Command on helping the people overcoming the calamity, the Standing Office of the Party Committee and Command of the Naval Region 2 have opportunely integrated the task of helping people overcoming the drought and saltwater intrusion into the Resolution of the Region in the year of 2020 and considered this an important political mission.

Ngoc Hien District promotes socio-economic development associated with defense and security consolidation

Ngoc Hien District promotes socio-economic development associated with defense and security consolidation

Monday, October 14, 2019, 08:31 (GMT+7)
In recent years, the District Party Committee and the People's Committee have focused on leading and directing the combination of socio-economic development with enhancement of national defense and security to build an increasingly strong national defense and all-people defense posture in association with the people's security posture.

Ca Mau Province builds firm defensive zone

Ca Mau Province builds firm defensive zone

Friday, July 05, 2019, 16:05 (GMT+7)
The province of Ca Mau has achieved significant results, thereby, creating favourable conditions for it to foster socio-economic development in a fast, sustainable manner, and strengthen its defense posture in a strategic direction of the Military Zone 9.

Forming a protective shield in the "between-wind-and-water" region (continued)

Forming a protective shield in the “between-wind-and-water” region (continued)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 22:26 (GMT+7)
The Border Guard Force (BGF) in the coastal Southwestern provinces has always defied all the odds, “stayed close to the locals and local administrations” and properly and opportunely advised local administrations on measures for managing and defending sovereignty and security in maritime border areas as it plays a core role in this regard

Forming a protective shield in the "between-wind-and-water" region

Forming a protective shield in the “between-wind-and-water” region

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 07:48 (GMT+7)
Southwestern waters, which span an area of over 300,000 km2, are adjacent to Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. There are approximately 200 islands in Southwestern waters, including Phu Quoc, Hon Rai, Hon Tre, Tho Chu, Nam Du, Hon Chuoi, Hon Khoai, to name but a few. Phu Quoc is the largest island covering an area of 589.23km², approximately the size of Singapore. Some islands are close to the maritime shipping route to the Gulf of Thailand, which is conducive to the building of seaports and regional and international connectivity

Mangrove forests in Vietnam

Mangrove forests in Vietnam

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 11:00 (GMT+7)
A mangrove forest is a type of forest with trees growing in the big estuaries where the salt water mixes with the fresh water. When the tide comes in, a part of the mangrove forest or the whole forest will be submerged; when the tide goes out, the forest will appear in its entirety. This zone is of great value to socio-economic development, defence and security, ecosystem and biodiversity

Vietnam’s coastal and island national parks

Vietnam’s coastal and island national parks

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 08:26 (GMT+7)
A coastal and island national park in Vietnam, recognized by the Government, consists of dry land and wet land in the coastal and island area. This zone is established to preserve one or many typical or representative ecosystems which are not impacted or marginally impacted by the outside; to protect endemic or endangered species; to preserve forests and forest ecosystems, and serve scientific researches, environmental education, and ecotourism

Vietnam’s coastal and island biosphere reserves

Vietnam’s coastal and island biosphere reserves

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 08:37 (GMT+7)
Biosphere reserves in general, those in coastal and island areas in particular are established by a country and recognized by UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB). A biosphere reserve is the combination of biodiversity and typical cultural and economic elements of a nation, and helps boost solutions to reconciling biodiversity preservation with sustainable development in each region

Vietnam’s marine reserves

Vietnam’s marine reserves

Monday, September 24, 2018, 15:43 (GMT+7)
According to international research centres, a marine reserve is a marine area that possesses species of great value and national or international importance to science, education, tourism and entertainment and is managed and protected under its statures. This type of marine area contributes to not only ensuring the balance of marine ecology and biodiversity and regulating the environment

Some measures for dealing with sea level rise

Some measures for dealing with sea level rise

Monday, May 21, 2018, 13:38 (GMT+7)
As for Vietnam, a country with nearly 50% of the population live in the lowlands, the effects are even more serious. Therefore, to alleviate the damage, and enhance the capability for responding and adapting with climate change, it is required that we have an overall solution and a suitable roadmap.

National Assembly commences ninth session
Deputies will also deliberate and vote on some important drafts such as the resolution on the law and ordinance making programme for 2021, adjustments to the law and ordinance making programme for 2020, resolutions ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)
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