Environment

Singapore exchange aims to boost tainted carbon markets

Singapore exchange aims to boost tainted carbon markets

A financial exchange offering carbon credits and investments in conservation projects is set to launch in Singapore, but it may struggle to convince sceptics of the value of controversial carbon offsets.

Thua Thien-Hue protective forest destroyed by illegal miners

A protective forest in Thua Thien-Hue Province's Nam Dong District has been destroyed by illegal gold exploiters.

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Northern and central region see new heatwave

A heatwave will affect the northern region and central region on June 15.

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Can Tho to build embankment on Tra Noc River to prevent erosion

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to build an embankment to prevent erosion along the Tra Noc River at the Tra Noc Bridge – Xeo May Bridge section at an estimated cost of 531 billion VND (53.2

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 Tropical low depression to strengthen into storm, threaten northern Vietnam

A tropical low depression has formed in the East Sea and is likely to strengthen into a storm that is forecast to threaten northern Vietnam when it heads towards the mainland.

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Localities urged to tackle straw burning

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked Hanoi and nine other localities to strictly deal with the burning of solid waste and straw to help protect the environment.

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Bac Ninh firms fined for environmental violations

Two firms in Bac Ninh Province's Phong Khe Ward have been fined nearly VND1bn (USD43,200) for violating environmental standards.

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New green growth strategy to promote carbon-neutral economy

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working with relevant ministries, sectors, and localities to draft a national strategy on green growth for 2021-2030 and vision to 2050.

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