Environment

TikTok Vietnam hosts video contest to raise awareness of climate change threat

 TikTok Vietnam hosts video contest to raise awareness of climate change threat

A contest to produce a video in response to climate change and other ecological disasters was launched on TikTok on May 11, with all people nationwide eligible to enter by simply using the hashtag #Phongchongthientai.

Wildlife violations reduced in Hue, Quang Nam and Danang

At least 86 per cent of advertisements for illegal wildlife products in hotels, restaurants, bars, pet shops and herbal medicine shops in Thừa Thiên-Huế, Đà Nẵng and Quảng Nam were removed by local authorities in 2019 and 2020.

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Northern and central region to have severe heatwave

A severe heatwave is hitting the northern region this week.

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Rare monkey released into wild in Quang Tri

Authorities in the central province of Quang Tri have moved a rare monkey which local people have complained about to a forest.

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Chungchenggnam-do’s carbon neutrality policy draws worldwide attention

Chungchenggnam-do province, in the southwest of the Korean Peninsula, will achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through close cooperation with local residents, the provincial council, and civic organizations, Governor Yang Seung-jo told an international summit of leaders from national governments,

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Huế to pilot public bike-sharing scheme

An innovative public bike-sharing scheme has been launched by Huế City, the International Co-operation Agency of Germany (GIZ) and tech firm Vietsoftpro to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026 that mobilises private investment for bike-sharing.

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Heavy rains forecasted for northern region

The northern region will have heavy rain from the evening of May 4, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Red-crowned cranes return to Mekong Delta

More than 30 red-crowned cranes have returned to Phú Mỹ Biosphere Reserve in Kiên Giang Province and Tràm Chim National Park in Đồng Tháp Province after a year of absence.

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