VITAS works with WWF to green Vietnam’s apparel sector

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) launched a project on October 26 to green Vietnam’s textile-apparel sector through improving water management and energy sustainability.Keep reading ...

Hang Tran

Organic fertilizer still not popular in Vietnam

Organic agricultural production has been expanding in Vietnam, but very few made-in-Vietnam organic fertilizer products are marketed. Scientists have repeatedly urged farmers to use organic fertilizer to protect the environment and ‘clean’ land, while the government has encouraged enterprises to invest in organic fertilizer production. Keep reading ...

Thanh Lich

Vietnam wants to turn waste into alternative fuel for cement production

Up to 80 percent of the 15 million tons of domestic garbage from urban and rural areas every year is treated at landfills, while only 20 percent is incinerated or recycled.The PM last May approved the national strategy on solid waste management until 2025, emphasizing ...

Chi Mai

Resolution to improve construction investment

The Government has issued a resolution assigning major tasks for ministries and local authorities and asking them to identify solutions to obstacles relating to policies and investment schemes in the construction sector.The resolution, issued on August 25, sets as the first task the completion of ...

National parks focus on eco-tourism development

“Việt Nam’s nature reserves and national parks are aiming to boost eco-tourism to facilitate both conservation and economic growth, but their efforts have been hampered by a lack of planning, human resources and funds,” said Lê Văn Lanh of the National Association for Nature Reserves ...

VNS Reporter

Việt Nam allows sports betting

The National Assembly on Thursday morning passed the Law on Sports and Physical Training, with the majority voting yes to the controversial bill. Four hundred and fifty-seven deputies voted to approve the bill, accounting for 94.46 per cent of those present in the assembly hall, while ...

VNS Reporter

Experts seek alternatives to burning straw

Việt Nam is wasting millions of tonnes of straw every year, which can instead be used to make useful fertilisers and protect the environment.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Green bricks fail to get off ground

Việt Nam has been focusing on the development of non-fired adobe brick to gradually replace clay bricks for construction. However, after nearly ten years of efforts, clay bricks remain dominant.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam cooperates with Indonesia to fight illegal fishing as “yellow card” review nears

Vietnam and Indonesia have agreed to a deal on regulating fishing in the South China Sea as the former is making efforts to combat illegal fishing following the “yellow card” given by the European Commission last year.Keep reading ...

Toan Dao

Non Nuoc Cao Bang named second global geopark in Vietnam

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern border province of Cao Bang was recognised as a global geopark by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council in Paris on April 12. This is the second UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark in Vietnam after Dong Van Karst Plateau, which ...

VNA Reporter

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