Ha Giang’s ancient trees damaged by unlawful deforestation
10/19/2018 11:20:33 AM (GMT+7)
Valuable ancient trees in northern mountainous Ha Giang Province, some of which are hundreds of years old, are at risk of disappearing because of continued illegal logging that responsible agencies have been unable to curb.

Ecological IZs the model for Vietnam in the future
10/19/2018 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
After three years of developing ecological IZs on a trial basis, 72 enterprises in Vietnam have saved VND70 billion by reducing the volume of waste discharged to the environment.

Renewable energy high priority for Mekong region: scientists
10/17/2018 4:21:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam must work closer together to make the shift to using more renewable energy.

Mekong Delta land at risk from drought, saltwater intrusion
10/18/2018 10:59:17 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The drought and saltwater intrusion in 2016, and the historic high tides this year, are indicators of things to come in the Mekong Delta.

UNESCO launches environment project in Hanoi
10/18/2018 10:29:13 AM (GMT+7)
 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and development partners launched the project “For a World Without Waste” in Hanoi on October 17. 

Environmentally friendly plastic bags still not popular in Vietnam
10/17/2018 10:30:01 AM (GMT+7)
Advertising campaigns and big money spent on activities still cannot familiarize Vietnamese with the habit of using environmentally friendly bags to ease the burden on the environment.

Hue discusses building cable-car system at Bach Ma
10/17/2018 4:50:48 PM (GMT+7)
 The government of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on October 13 held a conference to gather opinions on a zoning plan to construct the Bach Ma ecological resort complex, coupled with two cable-car systems on the Bach Ma Range.

Japanese engineering firm wins planning competition for Can Gio district
10/17/2018 4:30:53 PM (GMT+7)
Japan’s Nikken Sekkei Civil Engineering Ltd. (NSC) won the first prize at an international contest for the planning design with a scale of 1/5000 in Can Gio district.

Hue is to take land of national park for tourism construction
10/15/2018 3:19:00 PM (GMT+7)
A fresh controversy has broken out as local authorities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue plan to take almost 400 hectares from the core zone of local Bach Ma National Park to develop a tourism complex.

Rapid urbanization worsening environmental dangers in VN
10/16/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
ADB said urbanization in Vietnam has been proceeding very quickly, as seen in the expansion of the administrative boundary of Hanoi and HCM City, where formerly agricultural land is now being used for industrial, trade and service activities.

Vietnam seeks technologies to turn waste into resources
10/15/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - More than 77 percent of solid waste in Vietnam is buried, while 80 percent of landfills are unhygienic. 

Cham Islands threatened by careless tourism
10/15/2018 4:39:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Local authorities and experts raised warnings about unsustainable tourism during a conference about Cham Islands conservation and sustainable development held in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, on October 12.