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India's bird population 'going down sharply'icon

India's bird population 'going down sharply'

Eagles, vultures, warblers and migrating shorebirds have seen the greatest decline, a new study says.

 
Investors sought for landfill improvement projectsicon

Investors sought for landfill improvement projects

SOCIETY
13/01/2020

The HCM City People’s Committee is calling for investment in the form of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) to improve environmental conditions at three closed landfill sites.

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operationalicon

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operational

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
27/12/2019

The pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will be put into operation from January 1, 2020, after three years of trial operation.

Zero-waste startups: From good cause to circular economyicon

Zero-waste startups: From good cause to circular economy

FEATURE
21/12/2019

Vietnam generates large amounts of waste every day – food waste, construction waste, old clothes and furniture, batteries, plastic bags and much more.

Pivoting strategies to open new business spaceicon

Pivoting strategies to open new business space

BUSINESS
28/11/2019

Forging responsible value chains, caring for the environment, and striving to improve the life of all stakeholders are becoming the lodestar for businesses in reinventing their appeal to customers.

The reasons for air pollution in Vietnamicon

The reasons for air pollution in Vietnam

VIDEO
19/11/2019

Do you wear a mask when out an about in Vietnam? Maybe you should, as the pollution builds up. 

Leaf blowers fatal to declining insects, Germans warnedicon

Leaf blowers fatal to declining insects, Germans warned

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/11/2019

The government says leaf blowers are "fatal to insects", which are in dramatic decline in Germany.

Flood season in Vietnam's Mekong Deltaicon

Flood season in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

SOCIETY
20/10/2019

The flood season in the Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta is a natural phenomenon that occurs each year on the downstream Mekong River.

Volunteers clean up garbage in Hanoiicon

Volunteers clean up garbage in Hanoi

VIDEO
15/10/2019

Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi over the weekend by around 200 volunteers.

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberationicon

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

FEATURE
06/10/2019

More than a thousand years of defence and construction have shaped Hanoi's heroic historical and cultural traditions. 

From everyday use to fine articon

From everyday use to fine art

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
05/10/2019

Hundreds of fine art works designed to be used in daily life such as interior decor and fashion are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

Lý Sơn Islands to build as a non-carbon siteicon

Lý Sơn Islands to build as a non-carbon site

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/09/2019

SK Group and Doosan Vina have proposed a Non-Carbon Islands Innovation Project including tidal power, solar power-driven stove and Energy Storage System (ESS) for An Bình Islet and Ly Son Islands, off the coast of Quang Ngai.

Lap An lagoon – a treasure trove in Hueicon

Lap An lagoon – a treasure trove in Hue

TRAVEL
29/09/2019

Lap An Lagoon, also known as An Cu Lagoon, covers a total 800 ha near National Highway 1A passing Lang Co Town, Phu Loc District along the road linking Da Nang and Hue.

State audit could face lawsuits: draft lawicon

State audit could face lawsuits: draft law

POLITICS
15/09/2019

State agencies will be allowed to file legal challenges against the State Audit over unsatisfactory audit reports, according to a draft amendment to the Law on State Audit.

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7icon

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
01/07/2019

Upcoming events in Hanoi and HCM City

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schoolsicon

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schools

SOCIETY
24/06/2019

HCM City faces challenges in meeting the Ministry of Education and Training’s regulation on the maximum number of students in classrooms as enrolment continues to increase.

POPS asks huge compensation for alleged FPT TV copyright infringementicon

POPS asks huge compensation for alleged FPT TV copyright infringement

BUSINESS
28/05/2019

Vietnam-headquartered POPS Worldwide, a digital entertainment company, has asked for compensation of US$15 million from FPT TV for alleged copyright infringement.

Le Pho masterpiece fetches record price at Christie’s Hong Kong painting auctionicon

Le Pho masterpiece fetches record price at Christie’s Hong Kong painting auction

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
28/05/2019

An oil-on-canvas painting featuring a nude woman by master painter Lê Phổ (1907-2001) was sold at nearly US$ 1.4 million (HK$10,925,000) at an auction sale at Christie’s Hong Kong on May 26.