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Recall of obsolete motorbikes at a standstillicon
FEATURE08/02/20210

Recall of obsolete motorbikes at a standstill

Recalling old substandard motorbikes to ensure traffic safety and reduce air pollution is a necessity, but this cannot be done easily because motorbikes are the livelihood of the poor.

 
Saigon man removes trash from dirty city canal every dayicon

Saigon man removes trash from dirty city canal every day

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/01/2021

Seeing his skin wounds caused by immersion in black water while removing trash from a canal, many people think the 69-year-old man is crazy. But he turns a deaf ear to their comments.

Winter air warning on heavily polluted daysicon

Winter air warning on heavily polluted days

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/01/2021

Air quality in the capital city of Hanoi fell to dangerous levels in the first week of the New Year, particularly in inner city areas, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Environment Ministry urges local authorities to recall old polluting vehiclesicon

Environment Ministry urges local authorities to recall old polluting vehicles

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/01/2021

The state needs to set up reasonable policies to join forces with manufacturers to recall old polluting vehicles, experts say.

Environment ministry wants old vehicles in Hanoi, HCM City eliminatedicon

Environment ministry wants old vehicles in Hanoi, HCM City eliminated

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/01/2021

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has written to Hanoi and HCMC asking the two cities to get rid of aging motor vehicles such as motorbikes and three-wheel motorcycles to reduce air pollution,

Hanoians advised to stay indoors as air pollution worsensicon

Hanoians advised to stay indoors as air pollution worsens

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/01/2021

Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment has advised residents to stay indoors as air pollution worsened on January 6.

Cities, provinces asked to better control air pollutionicon

Cities, provinces asked to better control air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/01/2021

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has requested provinces and cities thoroughly handle hotspots of air pollution and exhaust gas emissions.

Localities asked to act urgently to tackle air pollutionicon

Localities asked to act urgently to tackle air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/01/2021

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has asked the People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces nationwide to roll out urgent solutions to control air pollution and promptly address any “hotspots”.

Periodic emission controls for motorcycles must be included in law: experticon

Periodic emission controls for motorcycles must be included in law: expert

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/01/2021

The national strategy to ensure road traffic order and safety for 2021-2030 and a vision to 2045 was recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, with the goal that in 2021-2030, it will implement periodic emission controls for motorcycles.

Strong cold spell expected ahead of New Year holidayicon

Strong cold spell expected ahead of New Year holiday

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/12/2020

People in northern Vietnam will brace themselves for a very strong cold spell which is currently moving southward and is forecast to strike the region on December 29.

Dry weather worsens air pollution in Hanoiicon

Dry weather worsens air pollution in Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/12/2020

Air pollution in Hanoi increased in the early days of this month, with the air quality index (AQI) soaring at night and in the early morning.

Hanoi air pollution hits worst level since early wintericon

Hanoi air pollution hits worst level since early winter

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/12/2020

The capital is currently enduring the most hazardous level of air pollution since early winter, according to the monitoring application PAMAir.

Prolonged air pollution forecasted for northern Vietnamicon

Prolonged air pollution forecasted for northern Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/12/2020

The northern region of Vietnam is experiencing quite severe air pollution and the problem would continue in many days to come.

Hanoi sees air pollution exceed red-warning levelicon

Hanoi sees air pollution exceed red-warning level

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/12/2020

The air quality in the capital on December 7 exceeded the red-warning level, reaching purple, meaning that the air quality of the local atmosphere has reached a very unhealthy level for local residents.

Hanoi aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissionsicon

Hanoi aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/11/2020

Hanoi will strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 per cent by 2030, according to local authorities.

HCMC striving to reduce air pollutionicon

HCMC striving to reduce air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/11/2020

Like other major urban areas in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is now facing serious effects caused by air pollution, including respiratory health problems, climate change, and unbalanced ecosystems.

Draft of amended law on environmental protection is a step backwards: expertsicon

Draft of amended law on environmental protection is a step backwards: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/11/2020

Experts have expressed their concerns about the draft of an amended law on environmental protection compiled by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE).

Straw burning worsens Hanoi air pollutionicon

Straw burning worsens Hanoi air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/10/2020

Hanoi farmers burning straw in suburban areas after harvesting has continued worsening the air pollution in the capital.