Environment

HCM City sets environmental protection legal framework

 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.

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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 Solutions needed for waste-to-energy treatment in Vietnam

Mr. Saku Liuksia, Program Manager of Waste-to-Energy and Bio-energy at Finland's Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, tells VET about the organization's operations and projects in Vietnam.

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UN climate talks wrap up as US stands firm on fossil fuels

UN negotiations on implementing the Paris climate change agreement wrap up Friday after two weeks of talks that were slowed down by the United States defending the use of fossil fuels.

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Luxemburg helps Thua Thien Hue respond to climate change

Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Province’s People’s Committee Nguyen Van Cao has signed a Decision to approve and realize a project on responding to climate change in Thua Thien Hue Province, which is sponsored by the Luxemburg Government.

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Plan helps protect aquatic resources in Ha Long Bay

Ha Long city in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has issued a plan on intensifying measures to protect aquatic resources in Ha Long Bay - a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site - during the 2017-2020 period.

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Hundreds of filled-up reservoirs in Vietnam at risk

Thousands of reservoirs across Vietnam are at risk of breaching as they reach full capacity after heavy rainfall in recent weeks, experts say.

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Ha Long City covered in rubbish

Rubbish is flooding Ha Long City's streets because of a price dispute with a waste treatment company.

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