Hai Duong province okays US$44mil. waste-to-energy plant
7/23/2018 11:06:14 AM (GMT+7)
 The People’s Committee of the northern province of Hai Duong recently granted approval for the investment of a waste-to-electricity plant in Luong Dien commune, Cam Giang district.

Quang Binh retired border solider saves langurs
7/21/2018 11:29:00 AM (GMT+7)
Nguyen Thanh Tu, 56, a retired border soldier, has spent eight years searching for and protecting Hatinh langurs living in mountainous areas in Dong Hoa Commune in the coastal central province of Quang Binh.

Policies encourage renewable energy development
7/23/2018 10:50:17 AM (GMT+7)
 A government decision on solar power projects in Vietnam, for example, calls for electricity buyers to purchase all the electricity generated from grid-connected projects at the price of 2,086 VND/kWh (excluding VAT).

More cement plants built, raising concerns about environmental quality
7/20/2018 7:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - While other regional countries have shut down some cement plants and stopped developing new projects, Vietnam is doing the opposite.

Greater Mekong region tries to stop devastation
7/20/2018 2:10:17 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Greater Mekong region, once the world’s most densely forested area, has lost a third of its natural forest cover and will lose another third by 2030 unless action is taken immediately,

Landslides, erosions encircle Mekong Delta
7/19/2018 10:30:26 AM (GMT+7)
Landslides in the Mekong Delta have occurred in over 560 riverside and coastal areas with a total length of 786 kilometers. 

Fish die en masse along Da River
7/19/2018 6:54:23 PM (GMT+7)
 Fishes raised by farmers along the Da River in the northern province of Hoa Binh died en masse during the past week, causing great losses.

Thousands of imported scrap containers stuck at major ports: environment ministry
7/19/2018 5:46:15 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MoNRE) is struggling to handle nearly 6,000 of scrap containers held up at major sea ports around the country, 

List of scraps permitted for import to be shortened: Ministry
7/19/2018 3:31:56 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is seeking to remove scrap parts used for manufacturing from allowed import lists which either contribute to polluting the environment or can be supplied locally.

Vietnam makes efforts in wildlife protection
7/18/2018 6:14:59 PM (GMT+7)
Over the last decade, Vietnam has adopted policies and actions to fulfill its commitments to protecting rare and endangered wildlife, which is highly valued by the international community.

Vietnam plastic waste among highest in world
7/18/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Two years ago, Emily Strady, a French researcher, visited Vietnam to conduct research on metal pollution in the river network. 

Dong Nai adds more electric fences to protect wild elephants
7/18/2018 4:39:01 PM (GMT+7)
 The Forest Protection Department of Dong Nai Province has asked permission from the province’s People Committee to erect more electric fence systems to resolve conflicts among residents and elephants in the area.