Environment

US$2 billion lost to natural disasters in Vietnam in 2017

US$2 billion lost to natural disasters in Vietnam in 2017

It is estimated that Vietnam has lost VNĐ45 trillion (US$2 billion) due to natural disasters this year, Nguyễn Đỗ Anh Tuấn, director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, said.

Finland helps boost forestation in Vietnam

Afforestation and timber trade campaigns are among various events that will be held across Vietnam to highlight co-operation between Vietnam and Finland and particularly to celebrate 100 years of Finland’s independence, which falls on December 6.

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Illegal logging destroying Cuc Phuong National Park

Illegal logging is rampant at Cuc Phuong National Park despite "the best" efforts of forest rangers.

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Wild animals traded via agriculture export to China

Wild animals and their parts have been found hidden among agricultural products exported to China according to a recent report from Ministry of Finance to the government.

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Hanoi to clean Hoàn Kiếm Lake by year end

The capital city’s Hoàn Kiếm Lake will be dredged and cleaned by the end of the year, according to the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Company Ltd.

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First EV quick charging station put into use in Vietnam

The Electricity of Vietnam’s Central Power Corporation inaugurated its grid-tied solar rooftop system and put into operation the country’s first electric vehicle parking/EV charging station in Da Nang city, on November 20.

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 HCM City sets environmental protection legal framework

Ho Chi Minh City has improved environmental protection by completing a legal framework for the purpose and, in recent times, refusing licences for polluting plants and generally tightening environment management and oversight, and improving management of rivers and canals.

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PM concerned about fruit park river encroachment

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the People’s Committee of Tien Giang Province in the Mekong Delta to respond to local reports that a section of the Tieng River was filled in to build a nearly 10-ha fruit

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