Communication promoted on climate change adaptation in Mekong Delta
11/17/2017 2:19:58 PM (GMT+7)
 A communication strategy on the Mekong Delta Plan was launched at a workshop in Can Tho city on November 15.

Thousand-year-old ironwood tree in Thanh Hoa a precious genetic resource
11/16/2017 8:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
An old ironwood tree (Erythrophleum fordii) in the central province of Thanh Hoa still exists despite many attempts by illegal loggers to fell it as it has been protected within a national forest since the early 90s. 

Hanoi hosts ASEAN climate outlook forum
11/15/2017 11:57:02 PM (GMT+7)
 The 9th ASEAN Regional Climate Outlook Forum (ASEANCOF-9) convened in Hanoi on November 15.

Minister supports plan to to bury sludge in sea waters
11/15/2017 7:55:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The news that over 400,000 tons of sludge may be submerged into the sea to create a passageway for a port has caused concerns among residents in Binh Dinh Province. 

Deforestation ongoing in Binh Dinh province
11/15/2017 3:43:43 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 16ha of natural forests in Canh Thuan commune, Van Canh district, the central province of Binh Dinh, were recently chopped down, according to a report of the provincial forest protection branch.

Bank collapse sweeps away houses
11/15/2017 1:22:04 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Four houses were swept away and seven others had to evacuate after a riverside bank collapsed on Monday evening in Vinh Binh Commune in the Mekong Delta Province of Ben Tre.

Bac Kan investigates illegal hazardous dumps
11/15/2017 11:51:19 AM (GMT+7)
 Police in the northern mountain province of Bac Kan have detained a truck driver to investigate the pouring of hazardous industrial waste in Cho Moi’s District’s Yen Dinh Commune.

Electronic waste still cannot be recycled in Vietnam
11/14/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The ‘mountain of electronic waste’ in Vietnam is receiving an additional 100,000 tons of waste each year. 

Two birds, one stone in waste-to-energy sector
11/14/2017 3:20:07 PM (GMT+7)
 Finnish companies are looking to bolster their presence in the promising Vietnamese waste-to-energy sector.

Ha Long City covered in rubbish
11/14/2017 11:39:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Rubbish is flooding Ha Long City's streets because of a price dispute with a waste treatment company.

Vietnam sea poisoned by economic, tourism activities
11/13/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - A conflict exists between the protection of fishery resources and the development of tourism and other business fields.

Finland supports Vietnam clean energy
11/13/2017 12:01:30 AM (GMT+7)
 Finnish companies will continue to invest in the development of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, particularly in the conversion of waste to power, according to Finpro, the national trade promotion office of Finland.


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