More than 1,500 volunteers collected garbage along Xuan Thanh beach in central Ha Tinh province’s Nghi Xuan district on March 19 following the launching of a beach clean-up campaign.
The Government has tasked authorities of four central provinces, where mass fish deaths took place last year, with completing compensation for affected people by the end of June.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has requested the establishment of four inspection teams to examine the compensation for residents who were affected by the marine environment incident in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue last year.
The red streak that appeared in the waters around the Vung Ang economic zone in the central province of Ha Tinh – the same area still reeling from the consequences of the Formosa toxic spill – was confirmed to have been caused by algal bloom.
Infringements and defects committed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and individuals involved in the Formosa fish deaths were serious and must be punished, announced the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission.
The administration of the central province of Nghe An on February 15 provided information about an incident involving Song Ngoc Parish regarding the marine pollution caused by Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co Ltd.
A temple dedicated to King Mai Hac De King was inaugurated in Thich Loc commune, Loc Ha district, the central province of Ha Tinh province.
Coach operators who are not following changes in the bus routes as instructed by Hanoi’s transport authority would be forced to halt operations for a month.
The Prime Minister has approved a list of 291 underprivileged communes in coastal, sea and island areas to receive investment support as part of a national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction between 2016 and 2020.
VOV.VN - A number of activities have been held to ensure a happy Tet for everyone including the poor.
Sea desertification is a problem that is becoming more severe around the globe, including in Vietnam.
Most bus tickets in the central city of Danang for peak days during the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year), which begins on January 26, have been sold out. This has forced some people into trying alternative ways of getting home.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has directed the urgent completion of compensation for residents in localities affected by a marine environmental incident in the central region in early 2016.
The future of Thach Khe mine in Ha Tinh, where Kobe Steel’s unmoving Nghe An project expects to source ore for steel production, has become unclear thanks to financial troubles.
A National Assembly (NA) task force will monitor compensation disbursement and implementation of social welfare policies for fishermen and others affected by the mass fish deaths in central Vietnam last April.
Police in the central province of Ha Tinh have impounded a passenger bus after discovering a dozen rare monkey carcases in its luggage compartment.
Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked four central provinces to speed up disbursement of compensation for mass fish deaths earlier in April so as to complete the first payment phase before the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival.
Police in the central province of Ha Tinh said on December 23 they found a tiger carcass in a house of a local man.
In 2016, Vietnam has seen the closing of numerous long-delayed steel projects invested by both foreign and domestic enterprises.