environmental protection

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Environmental polluter becomes protectoricon

Environmental polluter becomes protector

While the whole world continues to battle rising environmental pollution, one group of Vietnamese students has found a radical solution to bring to the fight.

 
From old tyres to kids’ funicon

From old tyres to kids’ fun

SOCIETY
29/10/2020

Discarded old tyres have been given a new lease of life at kids’ playgrounds in Hai Duong province.

Construction materials industry faces challengesicon

Construction materials industry faces challenges

BUSINESS
01/07/2020

Thai Duy Sam, vice chairman of Vietnam Building Material Association, speaks  about challenges and shortcomings in production technology and environmental protection for the construction materials industry.

PM orders recent hikes in household electricity bill under scrutinyicon

PM orders recent hikes in household electricity bill under scrutiny

SOCIETY
23/06/2020

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Electricity of Vietnam to review recent hikes in household electricity bill, stressing that mistakes that affect people’s rights must be avoided and violations, if any, must be strictly handled.

Fee for industrial wastewater treatment in Vietnam to be changed in 2021icon

Fee for industrial wastewater treatment in Vietnam to be changed in 2021

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/05/2020

The Government has issued a new decree on environmental protection fees for industrial wastewater treatment that will replace Decree 154 in 2016.

Tips to save the Earthicon

Tips to save the Earth

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/04/2020

The Earth needs protection every day. Here are a few tips to save the Earth. Some should be done right now, some should be done right after COVID-19 is brought under control.

Hanoi to build 70 more air monitoring stations this yearicon

Hanoi to build 70 more air monitoring stations this year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/02/2020

Hanoi will complete a system of 81 air quality monitoring stations by the end of this year, said Director of the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Trong Dong on February 5.

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.

Spring festival draws tourists to Bac Ninh provinceicon

Spring festival draws tourists to Bac Ninh province

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
29/01/2020

Visitors flocked to Phat Tich pagoda in Tien Du district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, for a local annual spring festival held on January 28 (the fourth day of the first lunar month).

VN government charts major tasks, solutions for 2020icon

VN government charts major tasks, solutions for 2020

POLITICS
02/01/2020

The Government issued a resolution on January 1 outlining major tasks and solutions to realize the country’s socio-economic development plan and state budget estimates in 2020.

Economic development must go with environmental protection: PMicon

Economic development must go with environmental protection: PM

SOCIETY
02/01/2020

Economic development must go together with environmental protection and social development to ensure sustainable growth and prosperity, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Hanoi schools to shut on bad air daysicon

Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days

SOCIETY
26/12/2019

Kindergartens and primary schools in Hanoi will be closed if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, city authorities announced on December 25.

Environment Ministry announces indicators for environmental supervisionicon

Environment Ministry announces indicators for environmental supervision

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/12/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced it had issued a set of environmental indicators to evaluate results of environmental protection nationwide.

Two companies have operations suspended over pollutionicon

Two companies have operations suspended over pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/11/2019

The People's Committee of Hung Yen Province has suspended the operations of two local companies for their violations related to environmental protection.

Travel mart in Can Tho to promote Mekong Delta’s tourismicon

Travel mart in Can Tho to promote Mekong Delta’s tourism

TRAVEL
10/11/2019

The first Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) Can Tho 2019, the largest of its kind in the Mekong Delta, is scheduled to take place in Can Tho from November 29 to December 1.

ASEAN ministers agree on prioritised actions for environmental sustainabilityicon

ASEAN ministers agree on prioritised actions for environmental sustainability

POLITICS
10/10/2019

The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME 15) and related meetings concluded in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on October 9 and released a joint statement.

Ministry gets tough on nature preservation violationsicon

Ministry gets tough on nature preservation violations

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/09/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed to raise the fines to 400 million VND (17,240 USD) for violations on environmental protection, biodiversity preservation and protection of natural ecosystems.

Seventh National Environmental Film Festival opensicon

Seventh National Environmental Film Festival opens

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
20/08/2019

The seventh National Environmental Film Festival will open for entries from August 20 to September 31, 2019, organisers said at a press conference in Hanoi on August 19.