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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.
Natural disasters and environmental pollution can reduce GDP by 0.6% per year from 2016-2020, according to the National Centre for Socio-economic information and Forecast (NCIF) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
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.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will send experts from the French Viola Group to the central region to inspect the quality of Formosa’s waste and sewage treatment equipment from December 12.
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.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan requested the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to put forth effective measures to address environmental pollution, during the Q&A session of the 14th parliament’s ongoing second session in Hanoi on November 16.
Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City and the Canadian city of Toronto are determined to intensify substantial and effective cooperation.
Coal-fired thermal power plants should focus on technology renovation so as to minimise environmental pollution, given that thermal power will provide much of Vietnam’s future energy, experts warn.
Up to 27 projects of seven State corporations are listed in the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s directive as being liable to cause environmental pollution.
VOV.VN -On October 20, a meeting with Vietnam's development partners was held in Hanoi to look for ways to address the consequences of bombs and mines left over from war in the country.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Italy have signed a memorandum of understanding for the projects – Flood Early Warning System (phase 2) and Wastewater Treatment System (phase 1) in Tay Ninh province.
Vietnam’s plan to take its total number of coal-fired power plants to 31 by 2020 has raised environmental concerns.
An action plan for implementing the green growth strategy funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was unveiled in the central province of Thanh Hoa on August 4.