New forestry law looks beyond protection to development
11/26/2017 3:51:31 PM (GMT+7)
 Ha Cong Tuan, deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks to the Vietnam Economic Times about his ministry’s resolve to make forests a key resource for national economic development.

Students make rubbish-collecting machine that runs on solar energy
11/27/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
The robot, which is compact, highly mobile and able to move freely across canals, rivers and lakes to pick up rubbish and hyacinth, was made by two university students.


 
Economic strategy must include natural disaster prevention
11/26/2017 3:49:56 PM (GMT+7)
 Professor Doctor Vu Trong Hong argues that the country’s recent experiences with natural calamities wre caused in part by a failure to link the national strategy on economic development with a plan to prevent environmental disasters.

Localities urged to protect Dong Nai River
11/26/2017 3:42:34 PM (GMT+7)
 The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment has asked authorities in HCM City and 10 provinces to develop a master plan on effective management of water resources and environmental protection in the Dong Nai River basin.


 
Provinces urged to protect river basin
11/26/2017 2:16:36 PM (GMT+7)
 The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment has asked authorities in Ho Chi Minh City and 10 provinces to develop a master plan on effective management of water resources and environmental protection in the Dong Nai River basin.

Wild animals traded via agriculture export to China
11/23/2017 4:42:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Wild animals and their parts have been found hidden among agricultural products exported to China according to a recent report from Ministry of Finance to the government.


 
Illegal logging destroying Cuc Phuong National Park
11/23/2017 4:30:53 PM (GMT+7)
 Illegal logging is rampant at Cuc Phuong National Park despite "the best" efforts of forest rangers.

Red River Delta faces drought
11/23/2017 8:05:00 AM (GMT+7)
Though the peak time of the dry season has yet to arrive, the water level on the Red, Thai Binh and Day Rivers has been decreasing, posing a risk of water shortage for hundreds of thousands of hectares of farmland.


 
Hanoi to clean Hoan Kiem Lake by year end
11/23/2017 11:21:19 AM (GMT+7)
 The capital city’s Hoan Kiem Lake will be dredged and cleaned by the end of the year, according to the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Company Ltd.

Vietnam has great potential to develop geothermal energy
11/22/2017 10:29:36 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Geothermal energy can be economically efficient and environmentally friendly, scientists say.


 
Pollution, lifestyles raise death rate
11/22/2017 3:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday that non-infectious diseases were the leading cause of death in Viet Nam and had become a socio-economic burden. 

Coal-fired power plants serving industry worsening pollution
11/21/2017 7:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants which generate electricity and those serving industrial plants are worsening pollution. 


 

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