Tag: "environment"

Heineken Vietnam recognised at Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum

Heineken Vietnam recognised at Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum

At the 4th Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum (VCSF 2017) held on October 10 in Hanoi, Heineken Vietnam has been recognised as applying exemplary sustainable business practices to its operations and bringing positive impacts to the local commutnity and the environment.

Vietnam collects nearly VND1.1 trillion in forest environment fees

Vietnam collects nearly VND1.1 trillion in forest environment fees

Vietnam has collected nearly US$48.4 million from forest environment service fees from water suppliers, hydropower companies and tourist agencies, accounting for 66.3 percent of the yearly plan, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said.

Vietnam needs environmental security strategy: experts

Vietnam needs environmental security strategy: experts

Vietnam needs a national strategy to combine environmental protection with socio-economic development policies, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Sinh, President of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has said.

How environmental pollution is ruining the Mekong Delta

How environmental pollution is ruining the Mekong Delta

VOV.VN - The Mekong Delta is a land carpeted in endless shades of greens, a magical water world that is being destroyed by climate change and environmental pollution, says the Vietnam Environment Administration.

Vietnam says steel company violates environmental rules

Vietnam says steel company violates environmental rules

VOV.VN - A steel company has been found to have violated the country’s environmental rules during a recent investigation, the People’s Committee of northern Lao Cai Province said on Tuesday, September 19.

Ministry builds master plan on use of sea

Ministry builds master plan on use of sea

A master plan on the use of Vietnam’s sea is being built by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, a move described by experts as necessary.

Vietnam shares policies at Asia-Pacific environment meeting

Vietnam shares policies at Asia-Pacific environment meeting

Vietnam has shared its policies to cope with arising environment challenges facing Asia-Pacific countries at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment which took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from September 5-8.

Decree on automobile trading conditions to be issued

Decree on automobile trading conditions to be issued

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade will issue a decree on automobile manufacturing, trading, and maintenance, setting basic conditions for enterprises to take responsibility for their products, users, and the environment.

Rural areas face environmental pollution

Rural areas face environmental pollution

The use of pesticides and chemical fertiliser in farming and the discharge of solid waste from craft villages and households are the main causes of rural environmental pollution, which has become more severe recently in a country with nearly 67% of the population living in rural areas.

Campaign to be launched to make the world cleaner

Campaign to be launched to make the world cleaner

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will launch a campaign to make the world cleaner from September 23-30 with the theme waste management for sustainable rural environment, the ministry announced on August 28.

Individuals related to central sea environment incident get punishments

Individuals related to central sea environment incident get punishments

The Prime Minister has signed decisions to apply disciplinary measures on four former leaders of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the central province of Ha Tinh, whose violations are linked to the serious environmental incident caused by Formosa Ha Tinh.

Vietnam will not sacrifice environment for economic gains

Vietnam will not sacrifice environment for economic gains

VOV.VN - Vietnam will not exchange environmental protection for economic development, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told Director of the UN Environment Programme Erik Solheim at a meeting on August 7 in Hanoi.