Environment

Hanoi river faces years of serious pollution

Hanoi river faces years of serious pollution

People in Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem and Tay Ho districts have been living with a seriously-polluted river for many years, but the local authorities have seemed to ignore the problem.

Commune vice party secretary accused of using agricultural land for tourism

A deputy secretary of Ia Rsai Commune Party Committee in Gia Lai Province has been accused of using agricultural land to build a tourism site.

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Thanh Hoa coastal forest swamped by rubbish

Da Loc Commune protective coastal forest in Thanh Hoa Province has become a huge dumping site as large amounts of rubbish are being washed up on the beach.

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Illegal sand exploitation rampant in Nghe An

Of Nghe An’s 124 sand exploitation locations, 101 are unlicensed.

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Gáo Giồng Cajeput Forest protects Asian openbill storks

More than 100,000 Asian openbill storks now nesting in the Gáo Giồng Cajeput Forest in Đồng Tháp Province are receiving special protection from the forest’s management board.

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Phu Quoc suffers from rubbish crisis

A rubbish dump in Phu Quoc Island’s An Thoi Town is severely over capacity and polluting the surrounding neighbourhood.

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2018 to witness 13 typhoons and depressions

Approximately 12-13 typhoons and tropical depressions are forecast to form on the East Sea area in 2018, with five to six typhoons that will directly affect Vietnam.

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New individual of world’s rarest turtle found in Hanoi

An additional individual of the Swinhoe's Softshell Turtle has been found in Hanoi thanks to the efforts from the Asian Turtle Programme of Indo-Myanmar Conservation.

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