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Quang Ninh to implement solutions for garbage crisisicon

Quang Ninh to implement solutions for garbage crisis

Ha Long City, a popular tourist destination in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, will implement a series of measures to classify, collect, transport and treat domestic and construction waste from early next year.

 
Pollutant fees should be applied for wastewater treatmenticon

Pollutant fees should be applied for wastewater treatment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/10/2020

Mai Trong Thai, director of the Environmental Protection Sub-Department under the Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment, talks  about the need to complete a legal policy to solve pollution in traditional trade villages.

HCM City reaches 12 of 18 pollution-reduction goalsicon

HCM City reaches 12 of 18 pollution-reduction goals

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/10/2020

HCM City has reached 12 of its 16 targets in its pollution reduction programme for the 2016-20 period, according to the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Robots made of scrap inspire VN young people to protect environmenticon

Robots made of scrap inspire VN young people to protect environment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/05/2020

A team of young people that has created a giant robot made of automobile scrap hopes to create a park to display the robots.

‘Environment hero’ Nguy Thi Khanh receives US$2 million awardicon

‘Environment hero’ Nguy Thi Khanh receives US$2 million award

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/02/2020

With her initiatives and great efforts to help protect the environment, Nguy Thi Khanh has become the first Vietnamese Climate Breakthrough Project awardee.

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.

Vietnamese per capita plastic usage was 41 kilos in 2019icon

Vietnamese per capita plastic usage was 41 kilos in 2019

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/02/2020

Vietnam discharges 0.28-0.73 million tons of plastic waste to the ocean each year, or 6 percent of the world’s total figure, ranking fourth among the countries polluting the ocean the most, a study shows.

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.

How high is the environmental cost?icon

How high is the environmental cost?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/02/2020

Vietnam has reported high GDP growth rate of 7.02 percent for 2019, which was created mostly by industrial production and the construction and service sectors.

Students turn discarded plastic bags into bricksicon

Students turn discarded plastic bags into bricks

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/01/2020

Tonnes of plastic waste, particularly discarded plastic bags threaten our planet with environmental pollution, and by now almost everybody knows it.

Thermopower plants, coal consumers and air pollutersicon

Thermopower plants, coal consumers and air polluters

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/01/2020

While developed countries are cutting the number of coal-fired thermopower plants for fear about environment pollution, Vietnam is still building more plants.

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.

Hanoi continues battling air pollutionicon

Hanoi continues battling air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/11/2019

The capital Hanoi has continued facing terrible air pollution which is posing a risk to health.

Da Nang private clinic fined $6,400 for pollutionicon

Da Nang private clinic fined $6,400 for pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/11/2019

A private health clinic in Da Nang has been fined VNĐ150 million (more than US$6,400) for causing environmental pollution.

Where should HCMC's polluting workshops be relocated?icon

Where should HCMC's polluting workshops be relocated?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/10/2019

The plan to relocate polluting factories was initiated by HCM City authorities in 2002, but the results remain very modest.

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.

Fusel oil spill at ethanol plant remains unresolvedicon

Fusel oil spill at ethanol plant remains unresolved

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/10/2019

Experts have warned that if there is no solution to deal with the oil spill, the environment will be polluted and the underground water will be affected.

Vietnam strives for sustainable textile & garment industryicon

Vietnam strives for sustainable textile & garment industry

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/10/2019

The textile and garment industry is the second biggest polluting industry. Textile factories are the most energy-intensive in the world, consuming 1/10 of the total electricity used by industries in Vietnam.