Sign up | Log in



Home  >>   Daily News  >>   Vietnam News  >>   Environment  >>   Vietnam seeks Dutch climate change help
NEWS UPDATES Asean Affairs                    29  September 2011

Vietnam seeks Dutch climate change help

Related Stories

September 15, 2011
 Vietnam: Xayaburi dam may cause earthquakes

August 19, 2011
Vietnam gets first UN eco-town

July 20, 2011
Rare gibbon found in Vietnam

July 1, 2011
New Vietnamese system to protect forests

March 14, 2011
Clean water shortage threatens Vietnam

March 2, 2011
Vietnam faces water crisis


Vietnam hoped the Dutch Government would offer more support to help the country cope with climate change and build sea defenses, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told his Dutch counterpart, Mark Rutte, in The Hague yesterday.

Five prioritised aspects that the two sides put on the table were climate change, water management, oil and gas, seaports and logistics, and agriculture.

They particularly stressed the need to push the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Agreement on climate change adaptation and water management.

Dung told his host that Vietnam always attached importance to enhancing friendly relations and multi-faceted cooperation with the Netherlands, one of the country's most important partners within the EU.

He also said that Vietnam would continue its efforts in renewal and integration, and resolve to overcome existing hardships to realise its goal of becoming an industrialised nation by 2020. Rutte said the Dutch also wanted to expands ties with Vietnam, which he described as an emerging market with lots of potential.

In terms of investment and commerce, the Netherlands is Viet Nam's largest European investor and one of the country's leading trade partners among European nations.

Currently, the Netherlands has 153 projects operating in Vietnam with a total investment of US$5.6 billion.

Two-way trade revenue reached nearly $2 billion last year, and more than $1.76 billion in the first eight months of this year.

The two sides are joining hands to carry out programmes as part of the Strategic Partnership Agreement, but Viet Nam hoped to receive more assistance from the Netherlands in specific areas including measures to design and manage sea defenses.

The leaders also saw cooperation potential in agriculture, petroleum, sea ports and ship building.

Dung invited Rutte to visit Vietnam and the host accepted.



Reach Southeast Asia!
10- Nations, 560- Million Consumers
And $1 -Trillion Market
We are the Voice of Southeast Asia Media Kit
The only Media Dedicated to Southeast Asia Advertising Rates for Magazine
  Online Ad Rates

Comment on this Article. Send them to

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
submit your comment in the box below




1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Today's  Stories    29  September  2011 Subsribe Now !
• Indonesia fundamentals remain strong Subcribe: Asean Affairs Global Magazine
• Indonesian oil production takes a hit Asean Affairs Premium
• Indonesia limits maids to four countries
Research Reports
on Thailand 2007-2008

•Textiles and Garments Industry

•Coffee industry

•Leather and footwear industry

•Shrimp industry

• Japanese companies expand in Philippines
• Shell contains Singapore fire
• Critical flood situation in Thailand
• Indonesia may reject Thai rice scam
• Vietnam seeks Dutch climate change help pp

Asean Analysis              29  September  2011

Advertise Your Brand
• Rice breeding profits Asean farmers Sponsor Our Events

Asean Stock Watch   29  September  2011

• Asean Stock Watch-September 29 p

ASEAN NEWS UPDATES      Updated: 04 January 2011

 • Women Shariah scholars see gender gap closing
• Bank Indonesia may hold key rate as inflation hits 7 percent

• Bursa Malaysia to revamp business rules
• Private property prices hit new high in Singapore
• Bangkok moves on mass transport
• Thai retailers are upbeat
• Rice exports likely to decline
• Vietnamese PM projects 10-year socioeconomic plan


This year in Thailand-what next?

AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More


Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

| Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy  | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2006-2021 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand