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HCM City left gloomy amid heightened levels of air pollutionicon

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.

 
VN environment directorate general wants modern air monitoring systemsicon

VN environment directorate general wants modern air monitoring systems

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/04/2020

Investment in automatic air monitoring systems should be a high priority, Hoang Duong Tung, chair of the Vietnam Clean Air Network, has said.

Air pollution improves in Hanoi as people stay at home, practice social distancingicon

Air pollution improves in Hanoi as people stay at home, practice social distancing

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/04/2020

The social distancing policy has minimized emission activities, improving the air quality in Hanoi. However, the activities in the neighborhoods and surrounding provinces still show certain effects on air quality.

Air quality to improve from late March: VEAicon

Air quality to improve from late March: VEA

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/03/2020

The air quality in Vietnam will improve from the end of March into the following months compared to that in the first months of 2020, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) has said.

Hanoi vows to improve air quality: officialicon

Hanoi vows to improve air quality: official

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/03/2020

Hanoi is taking all necessary measures to improve air quality, including treating to controlling waste in industrial zones and craft villages.

Vietnam launches air quality monitoring appicon

Vietnam launches air quality monitoring app

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/03/2020

The air quality monitoring app is user-friendly, easy to download, install and upgrade.

Are the estimates about air pollution's effects on the economy reliable?icon

Are the estimates about air pollution's effects on the economy reliable?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/02/2020

The conclusion that economic losses caused by air pollution could be up to 5 percent of GDP has raised controversy.

Air pollution’s effects on Vietnam’s economic structureicon

Air pollution’s effects on Vietnam’s economic structure

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/02/2020

According to Hoang Duong Tung, chair of the Vietnam Clean Air Network, former deputy general director of the General Directorate of Environment, PM 2.5 fine dust and ozone are the two most worrying issues.

Air pollution may lead to 5% GDP decrease for Vietnam: foreign investorsicon

Air pollution may lead to 5% GDP decrease for Vietnam: foreign investors

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/01/2020

Vietnam has been warned that serious air pollution will affect economic growth in the long term, and lead to foreign investment decline.

Hanoi alone won’t be able to mitigate air pollutionicon

Hanoi alone won’t be able to mitigate air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/01/2020

Mitigating air pollution in Hanoi is a difficult task as pollutants are spread out in the air with no boundaries. Hanoi alone won’t be able to fulfill the task, scientists say.

Air pollution in Hanoi is worse on days with easterly windsicon

Air pollution in Hanoi is worse on days with easterly winds

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/01/2020

The emission sources outside Hanoi make up two-thirds of PM2.5 fine dust concentrations in Hanoi, according to a survey released in October 2018 on quantifying pollution sources.

Air pollution alarming, electric motorbike market heats upicon

Air pollution alarming, electric motorbike market heats up

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/01/2020

People have been advised to restrict outdoors exercise, close windows and doors, and wear protective masks to protect themselves from PM2.5 fine dust.

Air pollution warnings upset students’ schedulesicon

Air pollution warnings upset students’ schedules

SOCIETY
04/01/2020

Hanoi parents are concerned about the notice that their children will not go to school on days of serious pollution.

Hanoi affected by waste from craft villagesicon

Hanoi affected by waste from craft villages

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/12/2019

Dust and smoke from production workshops in Hanoi and neighboring provinces are one of the reasons behind the serious air pollution in the capital city.

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.

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.

Hanoians worried as air quality has become poor year-roundicon

Hanoians worried as air quality has become poor year-round

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/12/2019

The air quality in the last six days of November was poor, with the index exceeding the permitted levels.

Air pollution in Hanoi worsens as residents burn straw, fabricsicon

Air pollution in Hanoi worsens as residents burn straw, fabrics

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/11/2019

The air quality in Hanoi is becoming worse than usual. In suburban districts, people are burning straw and scraps of fabric though they have been warned of the risks.