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2021 National Environmental Report to focus on air quality

The Việt Nam Environment Administration said air quality was selected as the focus for its 2021 report because the administration’s initial assessment showed air pollution in some big cities was at poor levels during 2016-20, impacting people’s health.The report will evaluate the main sources of ...

New app to monitor air quality launched

The General Department of Environment under the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has launched a new application called Envisoft to track environmental stats.Besides displaying the air quality index (AQI) updated hourly and providing a graph of the AQI value movement of previous hours ...

Hanoi’s air pollution ranked second in Southeast Asia

Hanoi stood second in Southeast Asia in terms of air pollution just behind Jakarta, according to a 2018 World Air Quality Report jointly conducted by Greenpeace and IQAir AirVisual. The report was made following data from dozens of air quality monitoring stations across the world. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Hà Nội highly polluted in Jan-Mar 2018

Hà Nội witnessed severe air pollution exceeding air quality guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on nine out of every 10 days in the first three months of 2018.This was revealed in the latest report of Hà Nội-based Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) ...

VNS Reporter

Hà Nội to end use of deadly stoves

Hà Nội plans to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks by 2020 as part of measures to improve air quality and living conditions, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Death toll from air pollution four times higher than traffic accidents

Dr Le Viet Phu, a lecturer at Fulbright University, says the damages caused by air pollution to Vietnam in 2013 could be assessed up to $10 billion. The figure was calculated based on WTP approaching method.Keep reading ...

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