New plants ensures biodiversity in Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve
7/16/2018 4:16:06 PM (GMT+7)
Nearly 500 plants from five species were planted on Saturday on 10,000 hectares of a forest in Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve, recognised in 2012 by UNESCO as one of eight biosphere reserves in Vietnam.

Wastewater standards still pending
7/16/2018 1:50:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Wastewater standards on the amounts of nitrogen, phosphoric and ammonia permitted at seafood processors are still awaiting the final decision of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Waste dumping location in Nghe An sea rejected
7/13/2018 3:35:00 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has rejected a proposed location for dumping waste from dredging activities around the sea in the central province of Nghe An. 

Funds allocated to preserve Ly Son Marine Protected Area
7/16/2018 11:51:32 AM (GMT+7)
Quang Ngai has allocated funds of $1.83 million to support ecosystem recovery and biodiversity supervision as well as strengthening the protection of the Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) for the 2018-22 period.

Ministry says no to proposed BOT thermal power project
7/15/2018 9:47:00 AM (GMT+7)
Experts have applauded the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s decision on not licensing the Vung Ang II BOT (build, operation, transfer) coal-fired thermal power project, saying that this is a ‘necessary caution’.

Strong actions needed to not turn Vietnam into world’s scrap destination
7/15/2018 2:48:47 PM (GMT+7)
 To prevent Vietnam becoming a destination for scrap from other countries, ministries, sectors and localities need to enhance coordination in managing scrap imports and use of scrap as production material.

HCM City to extend environmental sanitation project by 2030
7/13/2018 4:05:18 PM (GMT+7)
HCM City’s People’s Committee has asked the Prime Minister and relevant agencies to approve an extension of the second phase of its environmental sanitation project to 2030 as a foreign contractor has yet to be selected.

Fruit, vegetable waste causes serious pollution at wholesale markets
7/13/2018 5:18:07 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City is facing ongoing issues from agro-product waste at its wholesale markets and has yet to come up with a solution, reported Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.

Online wildlife trade needs to be better monitored
7/15/2018 12:04:32 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s illegal online trade of wildlife is occurring on websites that end with “.vn” and “.com” domain names, including social media websites, according to a study released recently by TRAFFIC.

Bac Ninh now wealthier, but environment worse
7/14/2018 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
The craft villages in Bac Ninh province have become well off in the last 20 years. However, they have paid a heavy price for the wealth: the environment is seriously polluted.

The concern of the billionaires’ ‘vehicle dismantling’ village in Bac Giang
7/13/2018 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
In exchange for wealth, the billionaires in the ‘vehicle dismantling’ village in Bac Giang have to live in serious pollution and the fear that fire and explosion may occur at anytime.

Binh Thuan businesses protest beach erosion
7/13/2018 3:33:16 PM (GMT+7)
 Many businesses in Binh Thuan said they face difficulties and called on provincial authorities to resolve them.