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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.

Localities asked to act urgently to tackle air pollution

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”.

Hanoi’s residents alarmed at indoor air pollution

Outdoor air pollution is considered a major factor leading to increased indoor air pollution in Hanoi.

Hanoi air pollution hits worst level since early winter

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

HCM City left gloomy amid heightened levels of air pollution

Air quality in HCM City worsened once again on the morning of June 26 with the air quality index (AQI) rising to 161, a level which is considered to be harmful to people’s health, following an evaluation of monitoring application AirVisual.

Hanoi’s residents alarmed at indoor air pollution

Outdoor air pollution is considered a major factor leading to increased indoor air pollution in Hanoi.

Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days

Kindergartens and primary schools in Hanoi will be closed if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, city authorities announced on December 25.

Hanoi vows to eliminate honeycomb charcoal stoves

The image of honeycomb charcoal stoves is common on many streets in Hanoi, from big streets to narrow alleys. However, it is the "silent assassin" that pollutes the air and seriously affects human health.

Citizens of HCM City wake to a city blanketed in thick fog

The people of Ho Chi Minh City awoke to find the southern city under a thick blanket of fog on the morning of October 22, with many of the city’s high-rise buildings being shrouded in mist.

AirVisual pollution monitor app temporarily blocked in Vietnam

AirVisual, the air quality monitor and information provider, could not be downloaded from both Android and iOS stores in Vietnam for several days.

Low visibility hampers commuters as fog hits HCM City

A thick layer of fog has blanketed Ho Chi Minh City in recent days, creating low-visibility conditions and leaving residents concerned about worsening air quality.

Worsening air pollution leaves Hanoi residents worried

Concerns are growing among residents across Hanoi regarding the poor quality of air that the city has been experiencing over the past few days.

Measuring indoor air pollution with IoT sensors

VietNamNet Bridge - A system invented by a group of students monitors air quality indoors by measuring the concentration of CO2, CO, NH3, PM 10 and PM 2.5 dust, temperature and humidity.

Air pollution in Hanoi reaches hazardous levels

 VietNamNet Bridge – Air pollution in the capital city, which has been bad since last Tuesday, is so severe now that health experts have warned people to stay indoors.