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Vietnamese environment ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widelyicon

Vietnamese environment ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

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.

 
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.

Startup bridges parties to have better waste treatmenticon

Startup bridges parties to have better waste treatment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/10/2019

Treating waste is not an easy task in Vietnam. A start-up has chosen for itself the tough job of connecting various parties for treating waste. 

SOS from polluted beachesicon

SOS from polluted beaches

PHOTOS
22/10/2019

Many localities in Vietnam have faced serious white pollution or plastic pollution. Plastic debris is found everywhere.

VN Environment Ministry to survey Mekong Delta’s subsidenceicon

VN Environment Ministry to survey Mekong Delta’s subsidence

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/10/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to make a full inspection of subsidence in the Mekong Delta provinces between 2020 and 2025.

Vietnam to install air quality monitoring systemicon

Vietnam to install air quality monitoring system

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/10/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is planning to design a system to monitor air quality across all provinces and cities.

Tram Chim National Park biodiversity threatenedicon

Tram Chim National Park biodiversity threatened

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/10/2019

The biodiversity of Tram Chim National Park in the southern province of Dong Thap is being seriously endangered due to the impacts of climate change and human activities.

Nearly 4,000 plastic waste containers clogged in Vietnam's portsicon

Nearly 4,000 plastic waste containers clogged in Vietnam's ports

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/10/2019

More than 3,800 plastic waste containers have piled up for more than 90 days at Vietnam’s three major ports of Hai Phong, Vung Tau and HCM City’s Cat Lai, according to the latest report by Vietnam Customs.

Low rainfall worsened air quality in Hanoiicon

Low rainfall worsened air quality in Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/10/2019

Last September recorded the lowest rainfall in the last six years, triggering air pollution and increasing the concentration of PM2.5, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced on Monday.

PM orders investigation into Dak Nong forest destructionicon

PM orders investigation into Dak Nong forest destruction

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/10/2019

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked local authorities in Dak Nong Province to report on an incident in which large amounts of pine forest on lucrative land plots were poisoned.

Cleaning service blamed for helping worsen Hanoi's air qualityicon

Cleaning service blamed for helping worsen Hanoi's air quality

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/10/2019

New cleaning machines are being blamed for Hanoi's air pollution after the local authorities stopped watering the streets three years ago.

Vietnam needs to do more to combat wildlife traffickingicon

Vietnam needs to do more to combat wildlife trafficking

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/10/2019

Nearly a decade ago, Vietnam lost its last rhino. Since then, the country has made great efforts to combat wildlife trafficking and protect biodiversity. 

HCM City to take swift action amid rising air pollution concernsicon

HCM City to take swift action amid rising air pollution concerns

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/10/2019

HCM City authorities have promised to take swift action to curb the worsening air pollution, including improving environmental monitoring capacity and establishing an early warning system for residents.

Golden Week Should Be a Celebration for Tourists and Elephants Alikeicon

Golden Week Should Be a Celebration for Tourists and Elephants Alike

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/10/2019

It’s Golden Week again, which means the cities of Southeast Asia are seeing an influx of tourists from China visiting iconic sites, buying souvenirs and tasting local delicacies.

Experts call for better water resources management to cope with climate changeicon

Experts call for better water resources management to cope with climate change

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/10/2019

Both climate-change adaptation and modern technological solutions are needed to actively manage water resources, deputy director of the Viet Nam Academy for Water Resources, Tran Dinh Hoa, told a workshop in HCM City last week.

Hundreds of temperature records broken over summericon

Hundreds of temperature records broken over summer

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/10/2019

Nearly 400 all-time high temperature records were broken over the summer.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau’s beaches full of wasteicon

Ba Ria-Vung Tau’s beaches full of waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/10/2019

Tonnes of garbage have been discovered dumped on beaches in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau City.