Southern hospital doesn’t believe in wasting waste
8/18/2017 1:51:35 PM (GMT+7)
At 5pm Gia Rai General Hospital in the southern province of Bac Lieu starts to get crowded, not only with patients but also with visitors who come here for a stroll.

Coastal Da Nang faces severe pollution problems
8/17/2017 4:55:42 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – “Dirty” and “stinky” are the two words most used to describe Tho Quang Port in the central Da Nang City over the last decade.


 
Thach Khe project: too many risks to environment
8/17/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Experts believe that Ha Tinh province can develop its economy without having to rely on  Thach Khe iron ore mining. 

Individuals related to central sea environment incident get punishments
8/16/2017 5:32:51 PM (GMT+7)
The Prime Minister has signed decisions to apply disciplinary measures on four former leaders of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ha Tinh, whose are linked to the environmental incident caused by Formosa.


 
Provinces reject hydropower projects in aim to protect forests
8/16/2017 8:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Provincial authorities in the central region have decided to withdraw proposed hydropower projects in an effort to protect forested land. 

Locals live next to SE Asia’s largest iron mine
8/15/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Thousands of households in the Thach Khe iron mining area in Thach Ha district of Ha Tinh province have endured tough lives for the last 10 years. 


 
Rare primate handed over to Cuc Phuong park
8/15/2017 10:32:20 AM (GMT+7)
A red-shanked douc langur was handed over to the Cuc Phuong national park by forest rangers in Phu Loc district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 14.

Urbanites face health risks from air pollution
8/14/2017 8:05:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Coal-fired thermal power plants which emit huge amounts of dust are still not required to issue reports on the possible impact on people’s health.


 
Two projects found discharging waste water into Da Nang beaches
8/14/2017 5:52:59 PM (GMT+7)
Two more construction projects in coastal Son Tra and Ngu Hanh Son districts of Da Nang have been found discharging untreated waste water into the city’s household sewage system.

Joint efforts called for to protect last wild elephants in Vietnam
8/14/2017 1:49:58 AM (GMT+7)
 No single country or individual could put an end to illegal wildlife trade, but joint international efforts should be made to prevent wildlife crimes and protect the elephant species in the centuries ahead, US Ambassador to Vietnam has said.


 
Protecting Ha Long Bay’s aqua resources
8/14/2017 12:54:58 AM (GMT+7)
 Quang Ninh provincial authorities have imposed a fishing ban in the core area of Ha Long Bay after investigations of fishing activities in Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. 


Overloaded landfill risks contaminating water supply
8/13/2017 1:30:46 PM (GMT+7)
The Ngoc Son dumping site, the sole collection point for waste generated by thousands of households in Nghe An central province, has been overloaded for a couple of years, polluting residential areas and threatening to contaminate a nearby reservoir.


 

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