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Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Fewer new pollution hotspots have been found in Việt Nam in the past few years, but vigilance is needed to control potential risks, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Việt Nam Environment Administration has said. Figures from the administration show as many as 80 ...

VNS Reporter

Green seaports needed in Vietnam to reduce pollution from shipping operations

To mitigate pollution caused by shipping operations and waste from seaports, experts say it is necessary to promote the development of environmentally friendly seaports.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

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

Agriculture Ministry urges use of organic fertilizer to ‘clean’ land

Scientists warn that the overuse of inorganic fertilizers will bring long-term consequences like land degradation, pollution and high toxic residue in agricultural products.Keep reading ...

Kim Lan

Global powerhouses to back circular economy

Vietnam’s ambition to build a circular economy – aimed at combating pollution and achieving more sustainable development by reusing and recycling defunct products – has attracted the participation of several foreign firms. However, in order for this new economic model to grow, state support is ...

Thanh Tung

Vietnam ministry to monitor 28 ‘environmental risky’ projects

Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is expected to formulate a plan to closely supervise 28 projects across the country in a bid to prevent potential environmental pollution and disasters. The ministry is collecting feedback from relevant agencies regarding their plan to monitor local ...

Duy Khang

Coal-fired power plants serving industry worsening pollution

Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants which generate electricity and those serving industrial plants are worsening pollution. Le Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Institute for Climate Change Studies under the Can Tho University, as in India and China, said that coal-fired power in Vietnam mostly serves industrial ...

Mai Chi

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