Phu Quoc Island drowning in rubbish
10/20/2017 10:25:56 AM (GMT+7)
Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang – among the most popular tourist destinations in Viet Nam – is being threatened by environmental pollution caused by rubbish dumps, 

Ministry seeks higher budget for environmental protection
10/19/2017 7:50:00 AM (GMT+7)
National Assembly deputies have agreed that Vietnam needs to increase expenses on environmental protection after the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) reported that spending in 2017 can satisfy only 55 percent of the demand.


 
Ministry to save mining companies by allowing adjustment of reserves
10/18/2017 7:43:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Mining companies are complaining that the amount of money they have to pay to get  mining rights is unreasonable. 

Hanoi to relocate residents living in flooded areas
10/18/2017 2:31:48 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi will seek funds to relocate hundreds of households living in two communes of Ha Noi’s Chuong My District,


 
France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment
10/18/2017 11:22:46 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, said a municipal leader. 

Sulphur lies unmanned at Hoang Dieu Port
10/18/2017 10:49:05 AM (GMT+7)
Over 30,000 tonnes of sulphur have been left in the open at Hoang Dieu Port in northern Hai Phong City for 20 days, causing concern over the risk of fire and environmental pollution.


 
Vietnamese 9X student invents bioproduct to preserve fruit
10/17/2017 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The bioproducts that help keep farm produce fresh for 15-20 days are made of waste seafood products such as crab and shrimp. 

Southern Dong Nai province to build wildlife safari
10/17/2017 10:40:31 AM (GMT+7)
 The Culture and Nature Reserve of southern Dong Nai province will work with investors to build a wildlife safari inside the reserve in Ma Da commune, Vinh Cuu district.


 
Climate change brings opportunity to restructure Mekong Delta economy
10/16/2017 9:47:05 AM (GMT+7)
The principle that Vietnam needs to pursue now is not to confront nature, but to respond appropriately and flexibly to new circumstances, such as climate change, by restructuring the economy. 

Bio-tech key to climate change response: scientist
10/15/2017 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Prof., Dr. Bui Chi Buu, former director of the Institute of Agricultural Sciences for Southern Viet Nam, speaks to Viet Nam News about the agricultural challenges facing the Cuu Long Delta and measures to cope with them.  


 
Science, tech research ease climate change impact
10/14/2017 10:26:00 AM (GMT+7)
Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung tells Vietnam News Agency about the application of science and technology to mitigate damages of climate change.

Vietnam imports more and more energy
10/13/2017 8:08:00 AM (GMT+7)
Since 2015, Vietnam has shifted from an energy exporting country to an importing country. It has to import 3 percent of the primary energy needed, but the figure will rise to 24 percent by 2030.


 

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