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Japan to help Vietnam reduce hotel carbon emissions

18:16 | 11/13/2014

(VOV) -The Japanese government has agreed to provide US$2.8 million in non-refundable aid to fund an innovative project aimed at reducing carbon emissions of large hotels in Vietnam.

Workshop highlights dioxin contamination

09:14 | 10/22/2014

Around 250,000 cu.m of soil in Bien Hoa City, the southern province of Dong Nai, are contaminated with dioxin at levels ranging from 1,000 ppt to as high as more than 1 million ppt, it was reported at a workshop in Dong Nai on October 31.

Deputy PM urges building of plans for super storms

08:46 | 10/08/2014

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged all ministries, sectors and localities to draft their own response plans for strong and super strong storms by June next year at the latest.

Solidifying int’l cooperation in natural resources, environment

16:56 | 07/23/2014

(VOV) - Fortifying international cooperation for sustainable management of natural resources and the environment is a key task for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) in the second half of the year.

Germany supports climate change initiative in Vietnam

16:30 | 06/10/2014

(VOV) - On June 10, Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), officially launched a project supporting the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in Vietnam.

Meeting marks International Day for Biodiversity

17:09 | 05/22/2014

(VOV) -A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 22 to raise public awareness of the need to protect biodiversity and water and prevent the illegal hunting and trafficking of exotic animals.

Vietnam effectively uses foreign aid to cope with climate change

09:13 | 05/10/2014

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and other relevant ministries and localities have effectively implemented foreign-funded projects to help the country raise its climate change adaptability.

Revised Land Law enforcement discussed

09:27 | 02/15/2014

A conference took place in Hanoi on February 14 to discuss the enforcement of the revised Land Law, which was adopted by the 13th National Assembly in November last year.

Workshop discusses environmentally friendly cities

09:55 | 11/22/2013

Environmental experts and scientists discussed the establishment of a set of appropriate criteria to evaluate the environmental sustainability of Vietnamese cities at a conference in Hanoi on November 21.

WB vows to help Vietnam with climate change response

09:15 | 10/19/2013

A senior World Bank (WB) official has vowed to work closely with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) to share how to deploy climate change and green growth projects in Vietnam.

RoK helps Vietnam build space database

09:49 | 09/10/2013

Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the environment, space and land management database.

Radiation safety- criterion for nuclear power plants

10:30 | 07/25/2013

Domestic and foreign scientists have proposed radiation safety as a criterion for assessment of nuclear power plants’ environmental impact.

Experts urge new weather approach

16:11 | 05/22/2013

Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.

Seminar on water resources management

18:10 | 05/15/2013

(VOV) -The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a seminar in HCM City on May 15 discussing better water resource management.

ASEAN seminar focuses on geology, mineral resources

17:15 | 05/13/2013

(VOV) -More than 300 delegates are gathering for the first ASEAN international conference on geology and natural resources (GeoASEAN 1) in Vietnam’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on May 13-14.