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The use of pesticide in Mekong Delta remains highicon

The use of pesticide in Mekong Delta remains high

The use of fertilisers and pesticides in the Mekong Delta has decreased over the years but is still higher than the national average, despite it proving to be ineffective.

 
Tisco builds dumping ground for hazardous waste in Thai Nguyenicon

Tisco builds dumping ground for hazardous waste in Thai Nguyen

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/03/2021

Nine days after VietNamNet published an article about the existence of an outdoor furnace dust mountain at Tisco, the waste owner is now hurrying to build a dumping ground.

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment recalls his eventful 5-year termicon

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment recalls his eventful 5-year term

FEATURE
19/03/2021

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Tran Hong Ha recently spoke with VietNamNet about his five-year term on the ‘hot seat’, and about dealing with environmental incidents, preoccupations and plans.

Bac Ninh: village surrounded by 370,000 tons of wasteicon

Bac Ninh: village surrounded by 370,000 tons of waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/12/2020

About 370,000 tons of waste discharged from recycled aluminum establishments in the past 30 years has affected the life of more than 10,000 people in Man Xa village in Van Mon commune, Yen Phong district, in Bac Ninh province.

Illegal dumping remains rampant in Hanoiicon

Illegal dumping remains rampant in Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/12/2020

It is quite common to see rubbish dumping on many streets in Hanoi, which has become a thorny issue in the city for many years.

Da Nang beach covered with debris after stormicon

Da Nang beach covered with debris after storm

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/11/2020

Large amounts of rubbish have been washed ashore on a beach of the central city of Danang as a result of Storm Vamco.

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

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

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/09/2020

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.

Hanoi residents ask for long-term solution over waste collectionicon

Hanoi residents ask for long-term solution over waste collection

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/07/2020

Big heaps of waste that have appeared beside roads in Hanoi’s inner districts for several days are expected to be cleared up by Friday, as people living around the Nam Son landfill agreed to stop blocking the way to the city’s biggest dump.

Hanoi faces rubbish pile-up following compensation disputeicon

Hanoi faces rubbish pile-up following compensation dispute

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/07/2020

Rubbish has piled up on Hanoi streets after local people living near a local dumping site gathered to block trucks from entering the waste treatment complex.

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.