Environment and natural resources

Pollution and waste

Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

World Bank Lays Out Vision for Cleaner, Safer Agriculture in East Asia

A new World Bank study highlights the incidence, drivers and significant consequences of agricultural pollution in China, Vietnam, and the Philippines yet offers a hopeful outlook given the available technical solutions and the increased political will to address the problem. The Challenge of Agricultural Pollution: ...

World Bank
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Hanoi: 71% of wells highly contaminated

Water found in some 71 per cent of Hà Nội’s wells is contaminated with higher than permitted levels of phosphate. This was revealed in a research conducted by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment.Keep reading   ...

VNS Reporter

Construction ministry cracks down on pollution

Construction investors are often totally indifferent to the storm of dust, construction waste and general filth their projects unleash on the general public. The Ministry of Construction has taken an action as drastic as the neglect of these investors and their greedy firms. Thanks to Circular ...

VNS Reporter

City keen to treat 80% of household wastewater, building treatment plants

HCM City has been taking a number of measures to treat wastewater, including setting up several treatment plants.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Report gives recommendations on water pollution control

A report on water pollution in Vietnam was announced in Hanoi on March 2, providing an array of policy recommendations, including the building of a law on water pollution control. The report was jointly implemented by the Coalition for Clean Water and the Centre for Environment ...

VNA Reporter

Waste treatment in cities improves

Some 85 percent of urban waste was gathered and treated last year, up 0.5 percent from 2016, according to the Ministry of Construction.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Global coalition petitions to end fossil power in Vietnam as deadly future looms

Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.Keep reading   ...

VOV Reporter

Việt Nam is running out of clean water

Water experts in Việt Nam have suggested re-using waste water to help protect vital resources. As untreated waste water is discharged directly into the environment, both surface water and underground water resources face high risk of either running out or becoming too polluted to drink.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Prime Minister approves waste database

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project that would build a national database of waste resources, helping authorised agencies better control the discharge of waste nationwide.Keep reading  ...

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