First industrial waste power generation plant opens in Hanoi
4/25/2017 12:10:03 PM (GMT+7)
The first industrial waste power generation plant in Vietnam was officially put into operation at the Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex in Hanoi’s outlying district of Soc Son on April 24.

Hai Duong: Businesses discharge wastewater into irrigation canals
4/25/2017 11:44:47 AM (GMT+7)
For more than a month, manufacturers based in Tan Hong industrial cluster in Hai Duong have discharged untreated wastewater into irrigation canals, polluting the section of the Bac Hung Hai irrigation system that passes through the region.

Protective forest destroyed for Phu Yen golf course
4/24/2017 10:53:26 AM (GMT+7)
 Phu Yen Province approved the destruction of nearly 116 hectares of forest to build a golf course despite having no legal documents to go ahead.

Clean-up event held in Hanoi to mark Earth Day
4/24/2017 2:48:23 PM (GMT+7)
 More than 1,000 volunteers from the US Embassy, associations, organisations and universities, joined hands to pick up garbage in Thong Nhat Park Saturday morning to mark Earth Day here.

An uphill battle with illegal sand exploiters on Sai Gon River
4/24/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
The riverbed is becoming wider, while houses on the two banks are about to fall into the river due to serious erosion. Illegal sand exploitation has spoiled the environment, caused landslides, changing the current, and threatening waterway transport.

Ha Giang loses forests as miners ravage land
4/23/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Miners have given back their mines and left Ha Giang province after causing serious consequences to the local environment, but the environmental protection fees were not enough to compensate for the pollution local people are suffering. 

HCM City struggles to reach wastewater treatment goals
4/22/2017 11:41:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are struggling to reach the target of having wastewater treatment systems at all export processing zones, industrial parks and industrial complexes by 2020.

Lakes and rivers are the green lungs of Hanoi
4/22/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Nguyen Lan, Ha Noi’s former Chief Architect, speaks to the newspaper Kinh te & Do thi (Economic and Urban Affairs) about some of the measures needed to keep the capital clean and green.

Ministry to issue list of industries polluting environment
4/21/2017 4:59:31 PM (GMT+7)
Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to urgently review and issue a list of industries that pose a high risk of polluting the environment.

Wastewater pollutes rivers in Nghe An
4/21/2017 3:06:22 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Garbage and wastewater pollution from factories is threatening the Lam River and its arms in the central province of Nghe An.

Rhinos featured in graffiti project in HCM City
4/21/2017 1:37:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Dozens of paintings featuring the rhino have been made on many streets in HCM City which aims to raise awareness in protecting the endangered animal.

HCM City residents plagued by overloaded dumps
4/21/2017 11:57:06 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City faces a shortage of garbage collection stations, with empty pavements in public areas often used as makeshift stations.