Vietnam forecast to see more flash floods, landslides in 2017
3/24/2017 4:06:31 PM (GMT+7)
 More flash floods and landslides are forecast to hit Vietnam in 2017 than last year, especially in mountainous areas in the northwest region, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

Thermal power plants next to HCM City raise concerns about pollution
3/23/2017 9:39:20 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - MOIT is consulting with Long An and HCMC local authorities about the location for the Long An Power Center, which HCM City opposes. 

Illegal sand exploitation worsens erosion at Cua Dai Beach
3/24/2017 10:16:41 AM (GMT+7)
 While the government is spending billions of VND on projects to deal with worsening erosion at Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An Town, several companies have been caught taking advantage of the projects to illegally exploit sand.

Slash-and-burn agriculture to rage on in northern mountainous province
3/23/2017 2:23:49 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – So far this month, northern mountainous province authorities have detained 56 people allegedly involved in the destruction of 18.6ha of forest in total, 

Mekong Delta sinks into the sea
3/22/2017 4:35:07 PM (GMT+7)
 The Mekong Delta is sinking 2.5cm every year because of ground water extraction and unreasonable planning and constructions on the surface.

Solid, hazardous waste discharged, but little collected
3/22/2017 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The increase in population and different kinds of production in the country have led to an increase in solid waste. 

Thua Thien – Hue plants mangrove forests for eco-tours
3/22/2017 3:30:01 PM (GMT+7)
 The forest ranger department in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue is set to expand mangrove forests along the Tam Giang lagoon aligning with eco-tourism development.

Hoi An completes embankment project to protect UNESCO heritage site
3/22/2017 2:57:23 PM (GMT+7)
 The Hoi An authorities on March 21 inaugurated an embankment project along part of the Hoai River aiming to protect the UNESCO-recognised old town against erosion.

Vietnam moves to reduce wastewater from industrial parks
3/22/2017 10:38:51 AM (GMT+7)
 Wastewater treatment is an urgent issue of public concern, especially in the face of climate change and development of industrial parks and industrial clusters, authorities have said. 

Vietnam lacks green works despite legal framework
3/21/2017 7:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Despite many regulations favoring energy-saving construction, Vietnam still has few green buildings. 

Illegal logging, smuggling found in protected Central Highlands forest
3/21/2017 5:04:03 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Rangers and police in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai intercepted an illegal logging and timber smuggling operation in a protected forest area at midnight on Sunday.

Ca Mau proposes funding priority for climate change projects
3/21/2017 11:01:56 AM (GMT+7)
 The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has proposed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to fast-track allocation of the funding for three local climate change response projects.


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