environment pollution

Latest News about environment pollution

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?

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

 
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.

Dong Nai river full of waste water, millions of people in dangericon

Dong Nai river full of waste water, millions of people in danger

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/10/2019

Dong Nai River, which runs through many provinces and cities, has received waste water discharge from production workshops, industrial zones (IZ) and fishing village's for years.

Polluted factories stay in inner city for yearsicon

Polluted factories stay in inner city for years

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/09/2019

On April 22, 2003, the Government issued a decision approving the plan to thoroughly handle the facilities causing serious environmental pollution.

E5 biofuel, environmentally-friendly plastic bags face sluggish salesicon

E5 biofuel, environmentally-friendly plastic bags face sluggish sales

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/09/2019

The sales of E5 petrol and environmentally friendly plastic bags remain low.

Japanese technology cannot revive To Lich River: expertsicon

Japanese technology cannot revive To Lich River: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/08/2019

Nano-bioreactor technology has not been able to fully clean the To Lich River in Hanoi.

Quang Binh residents oppose titanium miningicon

Quang Binh residents oppose titanium mining

SOCIETY
16/08/2019

Residents in Le Thuy District, central Quang Binh Province, have become concerned about environment pollution caused by titanium exploitation.

Untie knots to attract high-quality capital: expertsicon

Untie knots to attract high-quality capital: experts

BUSINESS
16/08/2019

The world’s leading companies such as HP, Dell, Microsoft and Amazon have recently indicated plans to relocate most of their operations out of China. What should Vietnam do to drive the capital here?

Rural areas getting richer amid increasing pollutionicon

Rural areas getting richer amid increasing pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/07/2019

Production workshops have arisen on agricultural land while fertile land has been left uncultivated in villages that now face more pollution.