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One more environmental prize to be granted communities

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:15 am

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on December 29 said that it will organize ‘Vietnam Environmental Protection Awards’ every two years, with three different kinds of awards for individuals, organizations and communities.

The Ministry held a closing ceremony, awarding environmental prizes in the period 2001-2010, and launched the Vietnam Environmental Awards for 2011 as well.


Over past ten years, 158 organizations and individuals have received environmental awards in five sectors, which include – education and training and environment communication; the reduction of environmental pollution, environmental restoration and improvement; application of information technology in environmental protection; state management on environmental protection; and finally, natural resources protection and conservation.


The number of individuals and organization registered for environmental protection awards is increasing every year.


From 2011, the sectors that will be chosen for awards will include – education and training and environment communication; application of information technology in environmental protection; reduction of environmental pollution, environmental restoration and improvement; preservation of diversified biology; and finally, coping with climate change and state management on environmental protection.

Source: SGGP

700 computers donated to rural communities

In Politics-Society on October 25, 2009 at 5:30 pm




700 computers donated to rural communities


QĐND – Saturday, October 24, 2009, 20:51 (GMT+7)

More than 700 computers were donated on October 22 to Nghe An, Thai Nguyen, and Tra Vinh provinces which were selected to trial a project to increase computer use and Internet access in Vietnam.


The computers will be installed at rural post offices, libraries, and schools in these provinces.


The project is funded with US$2 million by the American Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and carried out by the Ministry of Informatics and Communication.


It will be implemented in other provinces and finish by July next year.


Source: SGGP


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