Tag: "environmental pollution"

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.

Top legislator orders measures to tackle environmental pollution

Top legislator orders measures to tackle environmental pollution

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.

Gov’t names 27 potential polluters

Gov’t names 27 potential polluters

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.

Thanh Hoa moves to realise green growth goals

Thanh Hoa moves to realise green growth goals

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.