Environment

PM demands strengthening air pollution control as air quality worsens

PM demands strengthening air pollution control as air quality worsens

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded subordinate levels strengthen air pollution control as air quality in many localities, particularly Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City has worsened.

Formosa special environmental supervision ends

The Vietnam Environment Administration has announced that they has stopped the special supervision at Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co Ltd who caused the mass fish death disaster in the central region.

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Vietnam responds to World Wetlands Day

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has asked other ministries, agencies and localities to take action in response to World Wetlands Day (February 2).

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Kon Tum tightens control over hydropower plant construction

Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum have requested the suspension of small-scale hydropower projects which would badly affect the environment.

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Man volunteers in litter collection on HCM City canal

An elderly man in HCM City has gathered litter at a local canal voluntarily for years for free.

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Environment monitoring project in mangroves launched in Ca Mau

An environment monitoring project for mangrove aquaculture (AQUAM) in Ca Mau was kicked off on January 15 by the Mekong Delta province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Australia’s University of Queensland and the Greenfield Consulting and Development Ltd (GFD).

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Dutch help with flood prevention in Thu Duc City

Vice-Chairman of HCM City People's Committee Le Hoa Binh has met with Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam, Elizabeth Akkerman, to discuss co-operation over sustainable flood prevention planning for Thu Duc City.

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Quang Binh to launch more protection of langurs

Quang Binh Province will intensify the protection for 22 groups of 156 Hatinh langurs which listed as an endangered species.

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