Environment

Deputy PM orders more efforts in IUU fishing prevention

Deputy PM orders more efforts in IUU fishing prevention

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries, sectors and 28 coastal localities to focus on implementing directions and guidelines relating to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing prevention, thus effectively realising European Council’s recommendations in the field.

Ninh Binh tightens control over wild animal protection

The northern province of Ninh Binh’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a document to ask for stricter control over wild animal protection, particularly bird species.

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India helps Mekong Delta in saltwater intrusion fight

The Indian government has funded a total USD350,000 for four provinces in the Mekong Delta region to respond to saline instruction.

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Lam Dong to close polluting dumping site

Authorities in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, have decided to close the Cam Ly dumping site due to the serious pollution.

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New cold spell to hit northern region

A cold spell is moving southward and will affect the northern region tonight, September 22, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Up to 70 whales stranded in southern Australia

Around 70 whales are stranded in a bay on the Australian island of Tasmania, officials said Monday, with marine experts now mobilising to see if a rescue is possible.

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HCM City: residents swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in return for their trash.

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Over 1,000 scrap containers to be re-exported from Ho Chi Minh City

Approximately 1,100 containers of waste at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City will be re-exported after failing to meet Vietnam’s import requirements, the Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City said.

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