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Clearer legal framework on certifying condotel and officetel projectsicon
BUSINESS19/02/20200

Clearer legal framework on certifying condotel and officetel projects

The MoNRE has just issued a document to guide land-use regimes and ownership certification of non-residential construction, including condotel and officetel.

 
Vietnam wants top environmental workersicon

Vietnam wants top environmental workers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/11/2019

Vo Tuan Nhan, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, speaks on Vietnam’s resolve to improve human resources in the environmental sector.

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.

Achievements in urbanization must not be covered with garbageicon

Achievements in urbanization must not be covered with garbage

FEATURE
18/09/2019

People throughout the country will join forces to eliminate landfills and build a waste treatment industry, contributing a new achievement to the urbanization process.

Vietnam lacks data for research to fight air pollutionicon

Vietnam lacks data for research to fight air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/07/2019

There are three ‘pillars’ for air quality management, including data from emission sources, air monitoring data, and assessments about the human impact. Vietnam lacks data about all three.

Tax on plastic packaging proposedicon

Tax on plastic packaging proposed

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/07/2019

Warning about the increasingly high amount of plastic waste and the serious environmental consequences, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will propose a tax on plastic packaging to limit production and consumption.

Saigonese upset about bad odors from domestic waste collection stationsicon

Saigonese upset about bad odors from domestic waste collection stations

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/07/2019

HCM City residents in many areas are complaining about the stench allegedly coming from waste treatment plants and waste collection stations.

Made-in-Vietnam waste water treatment can be used in industrial zonesicon

Made-in-Vietnam waste water treatment can be used in industrial zones

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/06/2019

ETM-hika system can separate raw and fine garbage to remove large-size waste and impurities, which, combined with the application of physicochemical technology, can eliminate harmful substances and protect the environment.

Wildlife trafficking increases in Vietnam as demand continues to riseicon

Wildlife trafficking increases in Vietnam as demand continues to rise

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/06/2019

Vietnam is among 16 countries with a high level of biodiversity and is also among the biggest hot spots for wildlife trafficking.

Corruption hinders fight against elephant ivory traffickingicon

Corruption hinders fight against elephant ivory trafficking

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/06/2019

The battle against elephant tusk traffickers remains difficult as the violators are protected by corrupt officials who take bribes.

Agencies argue whether Formosa’s slag is recyclableicon

Agencies argue whether Formosa’s slag is recyclable

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/05/2019

The Thai Nguyen Department of Natural Resources and the Environment has proposed stopping the recycling of Formosa’s slag to make steel, saying that slag cannot meet the requirements for recycling.

Loopholes found in licensing for raising big-headed turtlesicon

Loopholes found in licensing for raising big-headed turtles

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/05/2019

Big-headed turtles, or Platysternon megacephalum, is one of the most unusual turtle species in the world which needs conservation. However, due to legal loopholes, the turtles are being traded in the open air at licensed farms.

Solutions to prevent dumping of trash in environment still not foundicon

Solutions to prevent dumping of trash in environment still not found

SOCIETY
19/05/2019

Young people and volunteers have spent thousands of working days removing trash in ‘hot environment spots’.

Will plastic-waste roads replace asphalt roads?icon

Will plastic-waste roads replace asphalt roads?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/05/2019

Making roads from plastic waste is a solution that would use disposable plastic waste, which is used in high quantities in Vietnam.

More sources of waste water appear, posing challenges for management agenciesicon

More sources of waste water appear, posing challenges for management agencies

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/05/2019

The volume of domestic waste water continues to rise, especially in populous areas, challenging management agencies.

Plastics boycott brings new opportunitiesicon

Plastics boycott brings new opportunities

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/05/2019

The movement of saying ‘no’ to disposable plastic products, especially plastic cups and straws, has forced plastic manufacturers to change production strategies.

Vietnamese make next-generation straws, friendly to environmenticon

Vietnamese make next-generation straws, friendly to environment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/05/2019

The straws are not made of plastic but environmentally friendly materials such as plants, vegetables and bulbs which can be eaten or used to produce snacks and pasta.