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Latest News about air quality

Hanoi to build 70 more air monitoring stations this yearicon

Hanoi to build 70 more air monitoring stations this year

Hanoi will complete a system of 81 air quality monitoring stations by the end of this year, said Director of the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Trong Dong on February 5.

 
HCM City continues battling air pollutionicon

HCM City continues battling air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/01/2020

HCM City has faced severe air pollution over the past week with a high index of PM2.5.

HCMC sees decline in air qualityicon

HCMC sees decline in air quality

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/01/2020

The quality of air in HCMC is worsening due to emissions from the rising number of vehicles on the roads as the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, approaches, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.

Economic tools necessary to address air pollution: expertsicon

Economic tools necessary to address air pollution: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/01/2020

Vietnam does not have enough capable air quality tracking systems to protect people from air pollution, an expert has said.

HCMC to take steps to cope with air pollutionicon

HCMC to take steps to cope with air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/12/2019

As air pollution has engulfed HCMC, the municipal Department of Transport is set to adopt multiple energy-efficient solutions in early 2020, including the launch of bike rental services, to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

Hanoi authorities attempt to address air pollutionicon

Hanoi authorities attempt to address air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/12/2019

Hanoi People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung signed Directive 19 on December 25 asking related agencies to quickly deal with air pollution and let pupils stay home on bad air days. 

Hanoi resumes use of water trucks to wash away dusticon

Hanoi resumes use of water trucks to wash away dust

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/12/2019

Hanoi mayor Nguyen Duc Chung has asked local bodies to bring back water trucks to wash the streets with a view to reducing air pollution nearly three years after their suspension, VnExpress reported.

Coal-fired power blamed for poor air quality: expertsicon

Coal-fired power blamed for poor air quality: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/12/2019

Experts have accused coal-fired power plants of causing air pollution in Hanoi, noting that they are emitting fine dust during operations. But operators of such plants have rejected the claim, according to local media.

Vietnam looks for solutions for air pollutionicon

Vietnam looks for solutions for air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/12/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been assigned to look for solutions for environmental problem especially air pollution.

Hanoi government alone unable to tackle pollution: Mayoricon

Hanoi government alone unable to tackle pollution: Mayor

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/12/2019

The Hanoi government has taken many measures to deal with air pollution a long time ago.

Vietnam seeks to reduce air pollutionicon

Vietnam seeks to reduce air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/12/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has written to the Government Office and the relevant ministries and agencies, inviting them to a meeting to seek solutions to the air pollution in large cities, especially Hanoi and HCMC.

Are Vietnamese 'tolerating' pollution better than other countries?icon

Are Vietnamese 'tolerating' pollution better than other countries?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/12/2019

That is a question posed by experts in the context of the high air pollution concentration in Vietnam.

Air quality worsens as thick haze descends on Hanoiicon

Air quality worsens as thick haze descends on Hanoi

PHOTOS
17/12/2019

Residents in the capital city are showing their mounting concern about the poor quality of air that has hit the capital over the past few days.

Hanoi residents advised to limit outdoor activities amid severe air pollutionicon

Hanoi residents advised to limit outdoor activities amid severe air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/12/2019

As air pollution in the capital city of Hanoi has reached alarming levels over the past week, the Ministry of Health has issued scores of recommendations for residents to alleviate the effects of poor air quality on their health.

Central HCM City exceeds PM2.5 emissions limitsicon

Central HCM City exceeds PM2.5 emissions limits

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/12/2019

Transportation activities make up 99 percent of the total CO emissions of HCM City.

Creating a decade of sustainable environmenticon

Creating a decade of sustainable environment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/12/2019

In the 2021-2030 period, Vietnam aims to prevent pollution and environmental degradation, and gradually improve environmental quality.

Air quality in the north continues to worsenicon

Air quality in the north continues to worsen

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/12/2019

Air pollution continued to engulf Hanoi and some northern provinces on Friday morning, according to reports of independent air quality trackers.

Poor air quality in northern Vietnamicon

Poor air quality in northern Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/12/2019

Independent air quality tracker AirVisual reported a higher index in some areas in Hanoi at 198 early on Monday.