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 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam can meet its future energy demand while still complying with the Paris Agreement if 30GW of coal power, equivalent to 25 coal-fired power plants, is replaced by renewable energy sources.

Voters asked for specific solutions

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The found himself in the firing line Monday as he opened the Q&A session at the National Assembly.

Garbage dumps in residential areas causing environmental pollution

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of vacant plots of land in the central city of Da Nang have become garbage dumps, online newspaper vov.vn reported.

Lawsuits can solve pollution disputes

 VietNamNet Bridge – One way to resolve environmental disputes, especially between citizens and polluting businesses as witnessed in recent times, is through litigation.

Sulphur lies unmanned at Hoang Dieu Port

Over 30,000 tonnes of sulphur have been left in the open at Hoang Dieu Port in northern Hai Phong City for 20 days, causing concern over the risk of fire and environmental pollution.

New Hanoi railway project under fire

The Ha Noi People’s Committee has approved a project to upgrade the capital’s old railway station and surrounding areas into a Japanese-style modern urban depot surrounded by buildings of up to 70 stories. 

Proposal: Hanoi motorbike ban by 2030

Vu Van Vien, director of Ha Noi’s Department of Transport, speaks to the newspaper Kinh te & Do thi about the city’s determination to solve the problem of traffic congestion and environmental pollution.

Ministry considers extending deadline to close gold mine

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is considering extending the deadline for the closure of Bong Mieu gold mine to the end of this month.

Landfill’s waste and smoke make Dak Nong a living hell

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of residents of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong’s Dak R’Lap District lived mired in the rubbish and fumes from a rubbish treatment facility near the residential area.

Mass fish death in Thanh Hoa Province sparked pollution concerns

 VietNamNet Bridge – A sudden incident of mass fish deaths that occurred Wednesday in a section of Am River in the central province of Thanh Hoa have sparked concerns of environmental pollution.

Green growth needs Government support

Dr Tran Toan Thang, deputy director of the Research Department on Business Environment and Competition, under the Central Institute for Economic Management speaks to BNEWs/Viet Nam News Agency about green growth

Textile firm investigated for pollution

VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Environment Administration (VEA) will collaborate with the Hai Duong Department of Environment to tackle the “environmental incident” recently caused by a Chinese textile company,

Units fined for environmental pollution

Fines of some VND1 billion (US$44,200) will be imposed on five production units that polluted a river branch in the capital city’s Ha Dong District, the city’s People’s Committee said.

Environmental ministry to up inspections

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Environmental and Natural Resources will inspect projects that have high potential for causing severe environmental pollution to ensure that they are adhering to the law in 2017.

VN, US collaborate to develop smart cities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Information technology enterprises from the US will help Viet Nam develop smart cities, US Ambassador to Viet Nam Ted Osius said.

Tough sell – marketing Vietnam to international travellers

VietNamNet Bridge – As a tourist destination, Vietnam is loaded with the attractions most international travellers dream of— lots of sun, gorgeous beaches, world-class scenery, friendly locals and fascinating history. 

Gov’t names 27 potential polluters

 VietNamNet Bridge – Up to 27 projects of seven State corporations are listed in a Ministry of Industry and Trade’s directive as being liable to cause environmental pollution.

Short film raises public awareness of environmental pollution

 VietNamNet Bridge – Change/350.org Vietnam is joining forces with Global Greengrants Fund to unveil a short film titled “I don’t care” about environmental pollution and climate change, featuring local celebrities’ viewpoints.

Arrowroot firms polluting Son La water sources

 VietNamNet Bridge – Residents in Tan Lap Commune in the northern mountainous province of Son La’s Moc Chau District said while growing and processing arrowroot helped improve the lives of local residents,

25 percent of global deaths caused by pollution: WHO

 VietNamNet Bridge – A quarter of all global deaths annually are related to environmental pollution and the death rate is increasing significantly,