The People’s Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh has issued an instruction on the relocation of small industrial and handicraft facilities causing environmental pollution from residential areas.
Coal-fueled electricity plants have still failed to meet power demand in Vietnam, which is forecast to grow 10 percent annually during the 2010-2030 period.
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.
The central city of Da Nang expects to attract at least 10 investment projects into its hi-tech park by 2020, including at least one major project of a multinational hi-tech company.
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.