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Long heat wave predicted for Vietnam's northern and central regionsicon
SOCIETY06/07/20200

Long heat wave predicted for Vietnam's northern and central regions

According to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, the northern and central regions will experience a new long heat wave with a highest temperature of over 40 degrees starting from July 6.

 
Ca Mau severely hit by droughticon

Ca Mau severely hit by drought

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/03/2020

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has been seriously ravaged by long drought.

Salinity intrusion in Mekong Delta exceeds record level from 2016icon

Salinity intrusion in Mekong Delta exceeds record level from 2016

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/02/2020

The salinity intrusion level in the Mekong Delta region has exceeded the highest level of the past century, recorded in 2016, according to a report by the Southern Institute of Water Resources Research.

VN has much work to do in reducing GHG emissionsicon

VN has much work to do in reducing GHG emissions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/01/2020

Jun Ichihara, Chief Advisor of the project ‘Support Planning and Implementation of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions’ speaks about the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s work  to help Vietnam reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Environment Ministry announces indicators for environmental supervisionicon

Environment Ministry announces indicators for environmental supervision

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/12/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced it had issued a set of environmental indicators to evaluate results of environmental protection nationwide.

Vietnam wants top environmental workersicon

Vietnam wants top environmental workers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/11/2019

Vo Tuan Nhan, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, speaks on Vietnam’s resolve to improve human resources in the environmental sector.

Experts discuss draft report on ecosystem assessmenticon

Experts discuss draft report on ecosystem assessment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/11/2019

Vietnam’s ecosystems are in a strong decline and are threatened with losing their basic functions, experts said at a two-day conference that ended on Thursday in Hanoi.

Hanoi tops PM2.5 index, while Hue ranks lowesticon

Hanoi tops PM2.5 index, while Hue ranks lowest

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/11/2019

Hanoi had the highest PM2.5 air pollution index in October, while the central city of Hue was ranked the lowest in the list.

Storm Nakri likely to hit Vietnam's central regionicon

Storm Nakri likely to hit Vietnam's central region

SOCIETY
06/11/2019

Storm Nakri, the sixth typhoon from the East Sea this year, with strong level 8 winds, is moving on the East Sea with a slow speed but complicated direction.

HCM City plans to clean up five polluted canalsicon

HCM City plans to clean up five polluted canals

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/11/2019

The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.

Vietnamese environment ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widelyicon

Vietnamese environment ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/11/2019

The noxious odour and level of mud in the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi have decreased dramatically since nano-bioreactor technology has been applied, according to a JETRO representative.

HCM City aims to reduce litter droppingicon

HCM City aims to reduce litter dropping

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/11/2019

Binh Dien Wholesale Market in HCM City’s District 8 wants city authorities to help reduce the waste it produces.

HCM City determined to clear up canals and channelsicon

HCM City determined to clear up canals and channels

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2019

HCM City People's Committee has asked related agencies to focus on dealing with canal and channel pollution and encroachment in the area.

Environment Minister checks on To Lich River cleaning projecticon

Environment Minister checks on To Lich River cleaning project

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2019

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has visited the site and checked the water treatment project at the To Lich River.

Company fined for illegal sand miningicon

Company fined for illegal sand mining

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2019

Central Highlands Dak Nong Province's People’s Committee has fined a company VND130 million (US$5,600) for illegal sand mining, vov.vn online newspaper reported.

Hanoi to battle plastic wasteicon

Hanoi to battle plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/10/2019

Hanoi authorities have issued a plan to prevent and limit the use of plastic bags to 2020, with a view to 2025.

Van Kieu ethnic minority man protects the forest by taking it homeicon

Van Kieu ethnic minority man protects the forest by taking it home

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/10/2019

Hồ Ra Ơi, a Vân Kiều ethnic minority man in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Krông, has his own unique way of protecting the forest.

Da River water safe for consumption: officialicon

Da River water safe for consumption: official

SOCIETY
23/10/2019

Water supplied to hundreds of thousands of households in Hanoi that was contaminated by oil waste is now safe for drinking and cooking, according to Hanoi authorities.