Tag: "environmental pollution"

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.

Ministry of Planning and Investment adamant on stopping Thach Khe mine

Ministry of Planning and Investment adamant on stopping Thach Khe mine

At the fact-finding mission of Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, the ministry has proposed the prime minister to stop mining operations at Thach Khe, the biggest iron ore mine in Southeast Asia, due to concerns over environmental pollution risks.

Pollution concerns in Quang Ngai province

Pollution concerns in Quang Ngai province

Coastal communes in the south central province of Quang Ngai are facing alarming environmental pollution as a result of the waste discharged from residential areas, industrial production and tourism activities.

Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

A plan of Ho Chi Minh City to treble the number of buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) by the end of 2017 might be in jeopardy as the CNG price has increased this year and is forecast to edge up further in the coming years.

Oil spill response training held in Quang Ninh

Oil spill response training held in Quang Ninh

Some 200 people from oil exploiting and transporting companies and organisations in the northern province of Quang Ninh were provided with necessary knowledge and skills to respond to oil spills during a training course held in the locality on March 28.

Workshop spotlights sustainable seaweed cultivation

Workshop spotlights sustainable seaweed cultivation

Managers, experts and producers of the seaweed business gathered to discuss growth outlook for the sector at a workshop held by the Directorate of Fisheries in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, on March 9.

Vietnamese giants race for huge steel complexes

Vietnamese giants race for huge steel complexes

Hoa Sen Group (HSG) and Hoa Phat Group (HPG), the two steel giants of Vietnam, are racing to build big new steel plants, and big steel complexes, despite concerns about environmental pollution and a possible steel surplus in Vietnam.

HCM City to grant 37,000 house certificates

HCM City to grant 37,000 house certificates

From early March, Ho Chi Minh City local authorities have considered granting land-use certificates to those who bought land and houses through informal agreements as well as fix long-term existing environmental pollution problems.

Vinalines to develop logistics centre in Hanoi

Vinalines to develop logistics centre in Hanoi

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) plans to develop a large-scale logistics centre in the capital city of Hanoi as part of its development strategy for 2020, thoibaotaichinhvietnam.vn reports.

HCMC budget revenues from crude oil seen declining

HCMC budget revenues from crude oil seen declining

Budget collections from crude oil exports in HCMC are expected to continue falling to VND12.4 trillion (US$546 million) this year, heard the city government’s conference on socio-economic tasks for 2017.

Measures urged to minimise agricultural pollution

Measures urged to minimise agricultural pollution

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked agencies under the ministry to roll out urgent measures to minimise and end environmental pollution and degradation due to agricultural activities.

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue meets US Ambassador

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue meets US Ambassador

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue expressed his hope that Vietnam – US ties will continue to grow strongly during the tenure of the new President, during a meeting on November 16 with US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius.