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Over 1,000 scrap containers to be re-exported from HCM Cityicon

Over 1,000 scrap containers to be re-exported from HCM City

Approximately 1,100 containers of waste at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City will be re-exported after failing to meet Vietnam’s import requirements, the Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City said on September 18.

 
Crowd blocks way to Nam Son landfill for land clearance and compensationicon

Crowd blocks way to Nam Son landfill for land clearance and compensation

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/07/2020

A crowd of 15-20 people in two communes of Nam Son and Hong Ki in Hanoi’s Soc Son District on Monday night made makeshift tents, blocking the way to the Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex or Nam Son dumping ground.

UNESCO launches programme seeking innovative ideas for ocean without plastic in Vietnamicon

UNESCO launches programme seeking innovative ideas for ocean without plastic in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/07/2020

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in cooperation with the Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve officially launched in Hanoi on July 14 a call for Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic.

Keeping Phu Quoc Island clean and safeicon

Keeping Phu Quoc Island clean and safe

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/07/2020

Phu Quoc Island has a deserved reputation for its pristine beaches and stunning landscapes, but pollution is starting to have a negative impact on its sustainable development.

Binh Duong fines 87 units for environment violations in first halficon

Binh Duong fines 87 units for environment violations in first half

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/07/2020

Eighty-seven facilities were fined for environmental violations in southern Bình Dương Province in the first half of 2020, according to local Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Con Dao struggling to deal with waste disposal headacheicon

Con Dao struggling to deal with waste disposal headache

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/07/2020

Authorities in Con Dao District in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau are facing overloaded waste disposal at a local dumping site.

Pushing out the boundaries of sustainable maritime economyicon

Pushing out the boundaries of sustainable maritime economy

FEATURE
24/06/2020

With its long coastline, Vietnam has immense potential to develop its maritime economy. However, a multitude of issues related to pollution and waste need careful handling.

Hai Duong residents suffer pollution from incinerator ashicon

Hai Duong residents suffer pollution from incinerator ash

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/05/2020

Citizens in northern Hai Duong Province have complained about the disposal of incinerator ash from a local waste treatment plant over the past 10 days, claiming it has caused a bad odour that brings potential health risks for those living nearby.

Polluted Hanoi canal turned into pedestrian pathicon

Polluted Hanoi canal turned into pedestrian path

SOCIETY
11/05/2020

A severely-polluted canal in Hanoi has been transformed into a pedestrian path.

No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution: MONREicon

No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution: MONRE

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/05/2020

An increase in the number of industrial zones has been polluting Vietnam’s environment, and there are no appropriate solutions in place, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) warned in its draft 2019 report.

No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollutionicon

No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/05/2020

An increase in the number of industrial zones has been polluting Vietnam’s environment, and there are no appropriate solutions in place, 

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.

Despite overall optimism, health remains top concern of VN consumersicon

Despite overall optimism, health remains top concern of VN consumers

BUSINESS
13/12/2019

It's understandable that Vietnamese are increasingly concerned about health issues as air and water pollution has become palpable in large cities.

Pollution discussed at 17th meeting of HCMC People’s Councilicon

Pollution discussed at 17th meeting of HCMC People’s Council

POLITICS
10/12/2019

The number of automatic environmental monitoring stations will be raised as a way to ensure environmental pollution control in the city, HCMC Department of Natural Resources and Environment's director said at the HCMC People's Council meeting.

Bac Lieu faces rubbish problem as waste treatment project stagnatesicon

Bac Lieu faces rubbish problem as waste treatment project stagnates

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/12/2019

The southern province of Bac Lieu is facing rising mounds of rubbish while the waste treatment plant project is stagnant.

Experts doubt Red River’s water can clean To Lichicon

Experts doubt Red River’s water can clean To Lich

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/12/2019

The idea of using water from the Red River to dilute and clean the polluted To Lich has raised controversy among scientists.

Dong Nai’s water seriously polluted, HCM City vows to rescue rivericon

Dong Nai’s water seriously polluted, HCM City vows to rescue river

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/11/2019

Dong Nai River, which provides water to millions of HCM City residents, is seriously polluted with ammonium and microorganisms, while manganese concentrations are on the rise.

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.