Harsh report issue on Vietnam’s urban environment
7/21/2017 11:28:41 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s urban environment, especially in big cities, is facing numerous challenges, including air and water pollution, solid waste treatment and flooding.

New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve
7/21/2017 11:22:03 AM (GMT+7)
The Southern Institute of Ecology has discovered three new plant species unknown to the world in the Son Tra Nature Reserve during a three-year research and revaluation of its biodiversity.

Vietnam commits to better bear preservation
7/21/2017 12:00:22 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Administration of Forestry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AnimalsAsia on building plans to better protect bears.

New decree to protect genetic resources from foreign loss
7/20/2017 5:32:06 PM (GMT+7)
A newly effective bill, government Decree No.59/2017 on the management of access to genetic resources and the sharing of their benefits, was expected to protect the country’s rich genetic resources.

Cities discharge 70% of Vietnam's CO2
7/20/2017 4:27:53 PM (GMT+7)
Cities consume 70 per cent of Viet Nam’s total energy and discharge 70 per cent of the country’s total carbon dioxide emissions, a policy dialogue announced yesterday in Ha Noi.

Domestic materials for E5 fuel in short supply
7/20/2017 8:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) estimates that from January 1, 2018, when Vietnam shifts from using RON 92 to RON 95 and E5, total E5 consumption volume would be around 5.357 million cubic meters, or 70 percent of total fuel demand.

Several companies want to develop waste-to-power projects in HCMC
7/20/2017 3:02:13 PM (GMT+7)
 Several companies have expressed keen interest in developing waste-to-power projects in HCMC given the high potential in the sector.

Noise pollution worsens in HCM City
7/20/2017 11:26:59 AM (GMT+7)
 Noise pollution in urban areas, mostly caused by traffic, factories and construction sites, has become more severe in recent years, affecting the quality of life.

Vietnam’s first energy efficiency network launched
7/20/2017 11:14:00 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam has launched its first energy efficiency network in HCM City.

Oxygen shortage blamed for fish deaths in Kon Tum Province
7/20/2017 10:28:40 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade said a shortage of oxygen was responsible for the recent mass fish deaths in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.

Vietnam’s biggest polymetallic project fined for violations
7/20/2017 12:06:54 AM (GMT+7)
The Nui Phao mining project, Viet Nam’s biggest polymetallic operation, has seriously violated regulations on environmental protection, mining, and use of land and water resources, 

China’s outdated coal thermal power technology sold in Vietnam
7/19/2017 10:53:16 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - China’s policy on exporting its coal thermal power technology has raised concerns among environmentalists, who say Vietnam could become the destination for the outdated technology.