Urgent response discussed for Mekong River
12/11/2017 2:37:56 PM (GMT+7)
Eighteen million Mekong Delta residents are suffering serious consequences as the Mekong River is drying up due to over exploitation of hydropower plants in upstream countries, delegates heard at Friday’s conference in An Giang.

Mekong provinces link up on water management
12/10/2017 6:42:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The Mekong provinces of An Giang and Kien Giang have worked together to efficiently use water resources, combat natural disasters and cope with their aftermath.


 
Half marathon calls for end to bear farming
12/10/2017 6:35:43 PM (GMT+7)
 The 11th annual Hanoi Half Marathon returned to the capital city on December 10 with the theme “Run for Bears – End Bear Farming”, attracting hundreds of runners from 43 countries.

Six Tibetan bears in Binh Duong rescued
12/10/2017 2:01:01 PM (GMT+7)
 Six Tibetan bears were successfully rescued from a farm in Thuan An township of the southern province of Binh Duong by the Animals Asia on December 8.


 
Flood rises due to loss of 1.7mln ha protection forest
12/9/2017 3:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Head of Policy Department of the Center for People and Nature (PanNature) Nguyen Thi Hai Van pointed out a loss of protection forest is the culprit of much flash flood and erosion lately.

Vietnam advised to import electricity from Laos
12/10/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The Mekong Connection Initiative believes that Vietnam should become the major importer of electricity from Laos. 


 
Da Nang beaches face worst erosion in decades
12/8/2017 7:24:32 PM (GMT+7)
A 500m section of beach in Ngu Hanh Son District of the central city of Da Nang has been seriously eroded by uninterrupted rain and rising sea waves in the last two months.

More severe coastal erosion spotted in Thua Thien - Hue
12/8/2017 6:41:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Coastal areas in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue are facing worsen erosion, threatening inland life and infrastructure.


 
Investigation of forest destruction be speeded up: Deputy PM
12/8/2017 6:54:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered Binh Dinh's Police Department to quickly complete its investigation into 60ha of a local forest being illegally chopped down in An Lao District’s An Hung Commune in late August.

Environment dept: air quality in Hanoi isn’t as bad as reported
12/8/2017 8:05:00 AM (GMT+7)
The deputy director of the Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and the Environment Le Tuan Dinh has reassured the public that the air quality in Hanoi is not as bad as the figures in the Green Innovation and Development Centre’s (GreenID) report.


 
Untreated waste pollutes Vinh Phuc environment
12/8/2017 3:28:29 PM (GMT+7)
With tonnes of waste discarded directly into fields, lakes and ponds or dumped on roadsides for years, the northern province of Vinh Phuc has a serious pollution problem.

Vietnam’s protected forest dwindling
12/8/2017 3:27:44 PM (GMT+7)
Despite positive reports from authorities on the steady increase of the national forest cover, the size of the country’s protected forest is in fact decreasing at an alarming rate, experts said.


 

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