Environment

Ivory jewellery seized in Gia Lai

Ivory jewellery seized in Gia Lai

Local authorities of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai seized more than 1,600 items suspected to be made from ivory.

Protective forest destroyed for golf course

Phu Yen Province approved the destruction of nearly 116 hectares of forest to build a golf course despite having no legal documents to go ahead.

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HCM City struggles to reach wastewater treatment goals

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are struggling to reach the target of having wastewater treatment systems at all export processing zones, industrial parks and industrial complexes by 2020.

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New forest law excludes disadvantaged groups

Disadvantaged groups are not benefiting from the new Law on Forest and Development, experts said at a conference Wednesday in Hanoi on amendments to the fifth draft of the Law on Forest and Development.

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Rhinos featured in graffiti project in HCM City

Dozens of paintings featuring the rhino have been made on many streets in HCM City which aims to raise awareness in protecting the endangered animal.

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Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal to be drained to prevent pollution

HCM City has decided to drain some water from the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal to reduce pollution and save the fish.

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Vietnam, Netherlands hold 6th inter-govt meeting on climate change

The 6th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands intergovernmental committee on climate change adaptation and water management took place in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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PM urges better natural disaster prevention

About 264 people were killed and 1,000 injured as the consequences of natural disasters and weak hydropower plant management in 2016 according to a Monday conference.

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