Environment

HCM City reviews ongoing flood-prevention programme

HCM City reviews ongoing flood-prevention programme

Flood prevention works in HCM City between 2016 and 2020 are estimated to cost more than VNĐ96.3 trillion (US$4.2 billion), according to its Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme.

Vietnam Circus Federation responds against animal cruelty accusations

Vietnam Circus Federation defended their animal treatment after the Asia for Animals Coalition called to end animal cruelty at circuses in Vietnam.

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Rare muntjacs found in Quang Nam

Forest rangers in Quang Nam announced on May 23 that they had captured images of two large-antlered muntjacs in a conservation centre.

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Chemical plant turned down due to Ha Long Bay environmental risks

Authorities of the northern province of Quang Ninh have officially turned down a chemical plant project due to its environmental risks to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ha Long Bay.

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Vietnam and Australia promote sustainable energy cooperation

The Vietnam-Australia Energy Roundtable 2018 will be organised by the Australian Government in partnership with the Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade on Tuesday in Hanoi.

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Six pygmy elephants found dead on Malaysian Borneo

Six Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in Malaysian palm oil plantations in recent weeks, officials said Monday, the latest of the endangered creatures to perish as their rainforest habitat is devastated.

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 HCM City landfill grows into orchard

The Dong Thanh rubbish dump in Ho Chi Minh City has been converted into an orchard, drastically improving the environment in the surrounding neighbourhood.

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Hội An bicycle project wins global award

A project to encourage more people to cycle and help the environment has won a global award.

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