Environment

Central Highlands works toward sustainable forest development

Central Highlands works toward sustainable forest development

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference on May 24 to deploy a freshly approved project on sustainable forest recovery and development in the Central Highlands for 2016-2030.

PM congratulates Cu Lao Cham on 10 years as UNESCO biosphere reserve

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to congratulate the Cu Lao Cham Island on the 10th anniversary of its recognition as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO.

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VND28trn to be spent on forest protection

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has launched a project worth VND28trn (USD1.2bn) to protect forests in the Central Highlands.

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Polluted Diễn Vọng River threatens Hạ Long Bay

The Diễn Vọng River in Quảng Ninh Province had been severely polluted by cargo ports, reported online newspaper vov.vn.

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Six tonnes of pangolin scales seized

The authorities in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have seized six tonnes of pangolin scales which were illegally brought into Vietnam on May 23.

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Locals complain over polluting wood processor

Hundreds of households in Thanh Hoa Province have filed complaints about a local wood processing factory.

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Hanoi seeks France’s experience in clean water, waste treatment

Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung expressed his delight at growing Vietnam-France ties during a working session in the capital city on May 22 with Jean Charles Nefgre, Politburo member of the French Communist Party (PCF).

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Phu Yen coral reefs in need of conservation

The central coastal province of Phu Yen is searching for solutions to protect the local coral reefs which have been damaged by human activities.

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