Vietnam environment

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Saigon man removes trash from dirty city canal every dayicon

Saigon man removes trash from dirty city canal every day

Seeing his skin wounds caused by immersion in black water while removing trash from a canal, many people think the 69-year-old man is crazy. But he turns a deaf ear to their comments.
 
University students make bricks from plastic wasteicon

University students make bricks from plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/12/2020
A team of third-year students at the HCM City University of Technology has developed lightweight bricks from plastic waste.
Strong cold spell expected ahead of New Year holidayicon

Strong cold spell expected ahead of New Year holiday

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/12/2020
People in northern Vietnam will brace themselves for a very strong cold spell which is currently moving southward and is forecast to strike the region on December 29.
Small contributions, big impacticon

Small contributions, big impact

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/12/2020
“Changing Mindset Little by Little” is what Denise Truong, a French Chinese lady, is trying to leave through her Trash Hero Ho Chi Minh project here in HCMC
Trash for treesicon

Trash for trees

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/12/2020
Hoang Quy Binh founded 'Green Life' with the aspiration of protecting the environment in 2018. It all started by exchanging recyclable waste for lovely little ornamental trees – an act that Binh himself calls “A very small thing”.
Planting new trees while protecting old forestsicon

Planting new trees while protecting old forests

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/12/2020
Professor Nguyen Ngoc Lung, director general of the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification, talks about the need to plant more young trees to keep the country clean and green.
Prolonged air pollution forecasted for northern Vietnamicon

Prolonged air pollution forecasted for northern Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/12/2020
The northern region of Vietnam is experiencing quite severe air pollution and the problem would continue in many days to come.
Con Dao protects water resources as spectre of shortage loomsicon

Con Dao protects water resources as spectre of shortage looms

SOCIETY
08/12/2020
The Con Dao District People’s Committee has taken a number of measures to protect freshwater sources and groundwater to ensure inhabitants of the island district do not face a shortage.
From waste comes green products and vital jobsicon

From waste comes green products and vital jobs

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/12/2020
After giving a great deal of thought as to how to reduce the amount of waste that at times got out of hand in Da Nang, Tran Thi Hong, a native of the central coastal city, began to produce her own safe dish wash from organic household waste.
Few construction works are greenicon

Few construction works are green

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/12/2020
Only 155 construction works have been certified as green as of Q3 2020, according to IFC, a modest number compared with other Southeast Asian countries and the rest of the world.
Vietnam considers using AI to warn about landslides, flash floodsicon

Vietnam considers using AI to warn about landslides, flash floods

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/12/2020
The Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) has proposed applying AI to give early warnings about landslides and flash floods.
Lukewarm catastrophe insurance segmenticon

Lukewarm catastrophe insurance segment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/11/2020
Each year, natural disasters cost Vietnam approximately 0.3-0.5% of her gross domestic product, which adversely affects socio-economic situation as well as national security.
Revised law focuses on keeping the environment cleanicon

Revised law focuses on keeping the environment clean

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/11/2020
Minister of Environment Tran Hong Ha talks about Vietnam’s efforts to protect the environment, particularly air and water.
Deforestation continues in Central Highlands provinceicon

Deforestation continues in Central Highlands province

SOCIETY
22/11/2020
A large area of a forest in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has been destroyed for months, but local authorities have claimed that they knew nothing about the incident.  
More bears in Vietnam rescuedicon

More bears in Vietnam rescued

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/11/2020
Seven illegally-held bears which were in captivity for up to 20 years in the southern province of Binh Duong have been rescued.
Draft of amended law on environmental protection is a step backwards: expertsicon

Draft of amended law on environmental protection is a step backwards: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/11/2020
Experts have expressed their concerns about the draft of an amended law on environmental protection compiled by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE).
Neighbourhood clean-up groups raise awareness about infectious diseasesicon

Neighbourhood clean-up groups raise awareness about infectious diseases

SOCIETY
01/11/2020
Residents in the No 4 quarter in Linh Trung Ward in HCM City’s Thu Duc District take pride in their community by cleaning up the local environment and recycling products as part of a successful community-based model.
HCM City to clean up polluting riversicon

HCM City to clean up polluting rivers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2020
The authorities in HCM City will spend billions of VND on waste collecting machines to clean rivers and canals in the city.