A chief of environmental protection operations under Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been dismissed for his management oversight that had led to the Formosa disaster last year.
The Thuan Hoa hydropower plant on Mien river was inaugurated in Vi Xuyen district, the northern province of Ha Giang on June 20.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) will join hands with State environmental agencies to organise activities to promote environment protection, the front’s leader said at a meeting held Hanoi on May 30 in response to the World Environment Day (June 5).
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will fund up to VND200 million (nearly US$9,000) to each initiative selected for the Green-Clean-Beautiful City Programme, said Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Thi Hong Anh.
VOV.VN - Chi Pu and Miss Vietnam My Linh look elegant at a recent environment protection event in response to the ‘Earth Hour’ campaign in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Emcee Phan Anh, the Ambassador of Earth Hour, together with other celebrities took part in a meeting in Hung Yen province on March 23, calling on people to save energy and protect the environment.
Foreign investors in Vietnam show an increased level of knowledge and responsibility in respect of environment protection, according to a high-profile survey.
The Dak Nong Aluminum Company under the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) and relevant authorities recently announced the Nhan Co bauxite project in Dak Wer and Nghia Thang communes, Dak R’Lap district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has lauded millions of people in 110,000 residential areas, religious and mass organisations for their environment protection efforts over the past years.
Ho Chi Minh City hopes to receive support from Japan, including the country’s Ministry of the Environment, in climate change adaptation projects, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem.
VOV.VN -Hundreds gathered on November 20 at the wind instrument house in the Ly Thai To flower garden next to Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi to join a flash mob dance with the aim of raising public awareness on environment protection and healthy living.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to learn from Japan’s experience in addressing environmental pollution in urban areas, according to a Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has intensified inspections of industrial zones to ensure they build and operate concentrated waste water treatment systems.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang plans to promote ecotourism in combination with environment protection.
A photo capturing a woman burning incense and praying for a whale’s soul on a beach sunset has received Grand Prize in a photo contest held by the US Mission Vietnam.
All 21 polluting factories in Dong Hung Thuan Ward in HCM City’s District 12 will be relocated or switch to other businesses before the end of the year, according to the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Spokesperson for the Government Mai Tien Dung has stated that investment projects failing to meet environmental protection standards will not be licensed.
A company has been fined VND860 million for releasing untreated wastewater into Hau River in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.
Results and experience from a project on increasing the production and use of non-fired bricks were introduced at a workshop held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on June 10.
Protecting the marine environment is a crucial task of all ministries and localities, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while attending a meeting in the northern province of Nam Dinh on June 8 in response to Vietnam Sea and Island Week and World Oceans Day 2016.