Deputy Chief of Staff of the Vietnam Navy Rear Admiral Do Minh Thai (C) checking the salt-water filtration system on Song Tu Tay Island. Source: thanhnien.com.vn At present, Song Tu Tay Island has four seawater desalination systems using solar and wind energy to generate over 800 litres per hour. The filtered water meets all quality standards. … [Read more...] about Salt-water filters benefit Song Tu Tay islanders
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Mekong Delta provinces want to build reservoirs to store freshwater Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently had a working session with localities declaring an emergency because of drought and saline intrusion in Mekong Delta, including Long An, Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Kien Giang and Ca Mau. … [Read more...] about Should water be transferred from east to west to save the Mekong Delta?
Supermarkets (except for those with entertainment services or on-site dining); trade centres (including supermarkets as above, hospitals); traditional markets (including stalls selling food, fruit and vegetables, dried food); convenience stores, mini supermarkets (except for those with on-site catering); grocery stores. Tourist accommodation; agricultural, food, medicine supply chains; healthcare services. Postal services; banking services, electronic payment companies; television and telecommunications services; security services. Petrol stations, funeral services, cemeteries, cremation; detoxification establishments, social protection establishments. People are still required to wear masks and keep a distance of at least two metres when visiting these places and follow other instructions by the Ministry of Health on hygiene and disinfection. … [Read more...] about Which businesses will remain open during national social distancing?
Nguyễn Anh Đức, general director of Saigon Co.op, which owns the Co.opmart and Co.opXtra supermarket chains, said there are abundant stocks of rice, instant noodles, canned foods, water, egg, beef, toilet paper, and other products. … [Read more...] about Supermarkets, traditional markets remain open, assure supply is abundant
A series of solutions to electricity saving and load management have also been implemented, such as assigning units to save two percent of their commercial electricity output; developing rooftop solar power with total capacity of 550 MWp; and promoting information on power saving. The EVN Group also plans to expand the Demand Response Program (DR) for large electricity users. … [Read more...] about EVN prepares to ensure power supply for 2020 dry season