Vietnam updates emission target in Paris climate agreement
4/23/2018 1:02:41 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare for the global assessment later this year.

Vietnam to set emission reduction targets for industry
4/21/2018 9:52:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) plans to submit to the PM a draft decree on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). 

Warning over poisonous Hoan Kiem Lake water
4/20/2018 3:38:42 PM (GMT+7)
 The water of Hoan Kiem Lake has turned a strange colour in recent days due to the impact of a kind of poisonous algae.

Over 40 red-crowned cranes return Kien Giang province
4/20/2018 3:41:55 PM (GMT+7)
 A herd of red-crowned cranes returned to the Phu My Reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, said reserve director Nguyen Phong Van yesterday.

Vietnam urged to control ocean plastic waste
4/20/2018 7:27:00 AM (GMT+7)
A survey found that plastic waste, including domestic land litter and marine waste, is polluting the marine environment.   

Plastic waste – serious threat to environment
4/20/2018 2:40:04 PM (GMT+7)
 US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Mary Tarnowka has called for actions to improve public awareness of plastic waste as well as measures to reduce and recycle plastic waste. 

Dong Nai: 1,600 tonnes of hazardous waste illegally buried
4/20/2018 10:37:05 AM (GMT+7)
Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam Company in Hiep Phuoc Commune, Nhon Trach District, was fined VNĐ3.5 billion (US$154,000) for releasing untreated wastewater and directly burying 1,600 tonnes of contaminated waste.

Vietnam reviews NDCs for Paris Agreement implementation
4/20/2018 10:31:15 AM (GMT+7)
 A workshop took place in Hanoi on April 18 to review and update Vietnam’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Mekong Delta must develop in sustainable way, or risk serious damage: experts
4/19/2018 7:25:00 AM (GMT+7)
Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent expert on Mekong Delta’s ecology, has praised the government’s Resolution on developing the Mekong Delta by 2050 in a sustainable way in the context of climate change. 

Hanoi releases algae to revive Hoan Kiem Lake
4/19/2018 3:45:32 PM (GMT+7)
 The State-owned Hanoi Sewage and Drainage One Member Limited Company said it has released green algae into Hoan Kiem Lake to revive the unique green colour of the lake.

Vietnam, France set link-up to develop global geoparks
4/19/2018 3:31:48 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese and French localities have signed a cooperation agreement on managing and developing geoparks after Vietnam’s Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in Cao Bang province was named a UNESCO global geopark on April 12. 

NIVL's Bisuco factory sealed due to environmental pollution
4/19/2018 10:26:13 AM (GMT+7)
Binh Dinh’s authorities are sealing off the factory of loss-making Binh Dinh Sugar JSC, in which India-based NIVL JSC holds 97 per cent, for causing serious environmental pollution.