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

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

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

 
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.

Air pollution a top concern for big cities in Vietnamicon

Air pollution a top concern for big cities in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/11/2019

At 7 am on November 6, air monitoring systems in Hanoi all reported that air quality was at the purple and red levels, or very harmful and harmful levels, respectively, to human health.

Air monitoring stations will give warnings, and what is next?icon

Air monitoring stations will give warnings, and what is next?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/11/2019

Air monitoring stations that warn people about air pollution can be useful, but this is not a radical solution to have a safe living environment.

Factories leave, multi-story buildings arise in inner Hanoiicon

Factories leave, multi-story buildings arise in inner Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2019

Instead of works for public interest, multistory buildings in Hanoi have arisen on land where factories and administration offices were located in the past.

Hanoi mayor wants to recall old cars, motorbikesicon

Hanoi mayor wants to recall old cars, motorbikes

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/10/2019

Saying that private vehicles are the biggest source of pollution, Hanoi’s Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung supports the policy to recall old cars and motorbikes.

The dark side of urbanization: air pollution in big citiesicon

The dark side of urbanization: air pollution in big cities

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/10/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the leaders of Hanoi to apply radical solutions to handle air pollution.

Vietnam carrying out transport transformation to reduce emissionsicon

Vietnam carrying out transport transformation to reduce emissions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/10/2019

Road transport makes up 85 percent of total emissions, an overwhelming proportion over other segments.

HCM City pollution blamed on thermo-power plants, vehicle emissionsicon

HCM City pollution blamed on thermo-power plants, vehicle emissions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/10/2019

The coal-fired power plants in the region are believed to be a main contributor to the increased pollution in HCM City.

Why is air quality in Vietnam's big cities getting worse?icon

Why is air quality in Vietnam's big cities getting worse?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/09/2019

The air quality in large urban areas, especially Hanoi, has been rated poor or even dangerous recently.

Vietnam lacks data for research to fight air pollutionicon

Vietnam lacks data for research to fight air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/07/2019

There are three ‘pillars’ for air quality management, including data from emission sources, air monitoring data, and assessments about the human impact. Vietnam lacks data about all three.

Air quality forecasts are limited due to lack of monitoring stationsicon

Air quality forecasts are limited due to lack of monitoring stations

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/06/2019

Though air pollution has worsened in Hanoi and HCM City, air quality forecasts are insufficient because of a lack of monitoring stations.