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Modern waste treatment plants: Crucial and urgent

Over 90 percent of waste recycling facilities lack specialized environmental personnel, wastewater treatment systems, and air pollution control systems.At present, the three types of waste that are most commonly recycled are paper, metal, and plastic. Given this scenario, numerous environmental experts contend that to efficiently ...

Vietnam strives to have 1 million hectares of large wood with certifications

According to forestry experts, sustainable forest certification for one million hectares of large-sized timber forests is a passport for Vietnam’s wood processing industry to increase export value and export into potential markets.According to statistics from the Department of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and ...

Translated By Dan Thuy

Mekong Delta Region needs urgent measures to cope with landslides

The situation of landslides along riverbanks and coastlines in the Mekong Delta is becoming increasingly severe, while preventive measures are challenging due to a lack of funding.Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has recently signed Decision No. 1162, allocating an additional VND4 trillion (nearly US$164 million) from ...

Translated by Hong Son

Ministries to remove land policies for agricultural tourism development

The development of tourism agriculture is a policy to promote OCOP (One Commune, One Product) and on-farm products, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam stated in a media interview with the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper.The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural ...

Translated by Kim Khanh

Additional documentation required for Ka Pet Water Reservoir project

The People’s Committee of Binh Thuan Province has announced that the environmental impact assessment report for the Ka Pet Water Reservoir project must supplement additional documentation that includes the dam breach contingency plan and a biodiversity assessment. This is necessary due to the project’s impact ...

Bao Nghi (translator)

Vietnam gets US$41.2 million in emission reduction payments

Vietnam has received US$41.2 million, equivalent to 80 percent of the total funding, from the World Bank for 10.3 million tons of CO2 as a result of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions in deforestation and forest degradation until 2025.Vietnam has made strong commitments to the international ...

Mekong Delta focusing on water supply projects in salinity intrusion areas

The Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry has held a meeting in Bac Lieu Province to introduce clean water criteria in upgrading rural areas in the Mekong Delta.Statistics from the Irrigation Department (under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) reveal that in the Mekong Delta, ...

Tan Thai, Yen Nhi

16th Conference of ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information opens in Da Nang

The 16th Conference of ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI-16) themed “Media: From Information to Knowledge for a Resilient and Responsive ASEAN” opened in the central city of Da Nang on September 22. The Conference of ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information is an important forum for ...

EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism brings both challenges, opportunities

The European Union (EU)’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) transition period will begin on October 1, 2023, and from 2026 this program is expected to become permanent.According to the mechanism, businesses have to report the amount of greenhouse gases in their imported goods, if this ...

Translated by Hong Son

Mekong Delta carefully coping with El Nino

The Mekong Delta is entering the flooding season with 1m of water lower than this time in other years. This signals grave challenges brought by El Nino and asks for practical solutions to fight against unpredictable weather in the near future.The National Center for Hydrometeorological ...

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