According to the Provincial Environmental Protection Index (PEPI 2021), Hanoi ranked 59th out of 63 provinces and cities for residents’ satisfaction with the living environment.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has for the first time announced environmental protection rankings based on its own indicators for assessing the results of environmental protection.
Scuba diver Nguyen Van Duc is dedicated to cleaning the ocean and he hopes his work will inspire others to do the same.
Zero waste programme is taking shape in Vietnam to adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Let’s find out how the green initiative has changed people’s thinking and habit.
Some businesses have complained that the draft decree of the Law on Environmental Protection would be a heavy financial burden on enterprises.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced plans to strengthen inspections of industrial production models with risks of environmental pollution and strictly handle violations in 2021.
Authorities in the central city of Danang have announced a project to make the city an environmental city during the 2021-2030 period.
Small actions such as turning off electrical appliances when not in use, saving water, planting a row of trees will protect the environment.
Cajuput peels, banana peels and old jeans are used by a Kien Giang man to make original paintings, while old tyres are used by a man in Binh Thuan to make tables, chairs and swings.
The 31st Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment (ASOEN 31) and related meetings have begun via videoconference to discuss environmental sustainability.
Vietnam has recently incorporated a new section into its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is considering revising the Law on Environmental Protection which took effect in 2014.
Authorities in Quang Ninh Province have issued a fine of VND300m (USD13,043) to a local boat for illegally dumping waste mud into Ha Long Bay.
If the regulations on environmental impact assessment (EIA) are not strict enough and the role of citizens in monitoring the environment cannot be appreciated, environmental scandals will reoccur, experts have warned.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is studying the building of a new tourism product on the basis of swift raising in close association with environment protection so as to attract more tourists.
The national strategy on environment protection should cover more issues other than just biodiversity conservation, waste management and monitoring.