Environment

Green finance promotes Vietnm’s sustainable growth

Green finance promotes Vietnm’s sustainable growth

Due to the adverse impacts of climate change, green growth financing projects play a very important role for the sustainable development of Vietnam, experts have said.

Nghe An submerged after torrential rain

Many areas in the central province of Nghe An have been deeply submerged following torrential rains, causing major damage.

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Quang Ngai flooded after heavy rain

Many areas in the central Quang Ngai Province have been flooded with houses damaged after a rainstorm on September 23.

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Wild bird hunting remains rampant in Ha Tinh

Wild bird hunting has been rampant in the central province of Ha Tinh’s Loc Ha and Nghi Xuan districts despite great efforts by the local authorities.

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 Low depression to strengthen into storm, head towards central Vietnam

A tropical low depression is likely to strengthen into a storm and strike Vietnam’s central coastal localities in the next two days, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

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Thanh Hoa firms fined for pollution and fish death

Two firms in Thanh Hoa Province have been fined for releasing untreated wastewater into a local river which has caused mass fish deaths.

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HCM City’s master plan to 2040 focuses on climate change adaptation

Ho Chi Minh City’s master plan calls for the city to be developed into the nation’s largest economic hub for tourism, industrial services and high-tech agriculture by 2040, with a focus on climate change adaptation.

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Floods, loss of biodiversity and sea level rise are the top three perceived climate change impacts in Southeast Asia, according to a climate survey on regional people's attitudes and perceptions conducted by the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS).

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