Environment

Photo contest calls for harmony between humans and nature

Photo contest calls for harmony between humans and nature

Vietnamese citizens and foreigners who are working and living in Vietnam have been invited to join a photo contest themed ‘Living in harmony with nature’.

Ministry ignores environmental opposition to controversial tourist plan

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism still seem to want to pursue the Son Tra master plan in the central city of Danang, despite the major warnings that it will badly affect the peninsula's ecosystem.

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Five men arrested for tiger trading

Police in Hanoi have arrested five men for trading a tiger to make glue.

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Air quality management plan designed for Mekong Delta city

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) and Clean Air Asia have designed an action plan on air quality management for the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

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Beauty queens head to Kenya on elephant protection mission

Miss Vietnam Universe 2015 Pham Huong and runner-up Le Hang have begun a five-day trip to Kenya to join in a wild elephant protection campaign.

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UN office in Hanoi receives green building award

Vietnam Green Building Council has awarded the Green One United Nations House with the Platinum LOTUS Certification, the highest level market-based green building rating award.

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Cát Bà, a sanctuary for endangered species

With unspoiled beaches, ancient fishing villages, hundreds of serene islands covered with dense greenery and a national park with a diverse range of wild species, the Cát Bà Archipelago is truly a hidden gem for those in love with

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Dầu Tiếng Reservoir sand mining suspended

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the provinces of Tây Ninh, Bình Dương and Bình Phước to suspend sand mining operations at Dầu Tiếng Reservoir, following an order from the Government.

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