VOV.VN - Air quality in Ho Chi Minh City worsened once again on the morning of June 26 with the air quality index (AQI) rising to 161, a level which is considered to be harmful to people’s health, following an evaluation of monitoring application AirVisual.
VOV.VN - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on June 5 approved a US$84.4 million IDA credit to support multi-sectoral policy reforms by the Government of Vietnam to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.
The Hanoi People’s Committee held a ceremony on May 27 to receive 24 automatic air monitoring stations sponsored by the Republic of Korea’s THT Co., Ltd.
A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 27 to discuss measures to control air pollution and improve air quality in Vietnam’s major cities.
VOV.VN - A deluge of rain hit Hanoi late on May 13, causing plenty of disorder for commuters whilst also serving to reduce the amount of air pollution in the capital’s atmosphere.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) held a teleconference on March 23 to discuss a project on forming a network of air quality monitoring stations in Vietnam.
Vietnam suffers around 10.8 – 13.2 billion USD worth of economic losses associated with ambient air pollution each year, equivalent to 4.45 – 5.64 percent of the country’s GDP, heard a discussion in Hanoi on January 14.
The Department of Health is tasked with advising the people on health protection measures, with special emphasis on ways to prevent respiratory diseases.
Ho Chi Minh City is mapping out a plan to control vehicle emissions on a trial basis from January 2020, aiming to terminate old transport vehicles to reduce air pollution in the city.
VOV.VN - Residents in the capital city are showing their mounting concern about the poor quality of air that has hit the capital over the past few days.
With urban residents choked by air pollution for months, the Ministry of Health has issued a 14-step guideline to help deal with the menace.
Saigon will become the first city in Vietnam to set up a comprehensive environmental monitoring system.
Saigon will check motorbikes emissions in downtown Districts 1, 3 and Binh Thanh from February to November next year.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities have promised to take swift action to curb the worsening air pollution, including improving environmental monitoring capacity and establishing an early warning system for residents.
A separate annual world ranking elaborated by IQAir (owner of AirVisual) in partnership with Greenpeace in March showed that Hanoi was not in the world’s top 200 most polluted cities last year.
VOV.VN - A deluge of rain which hit Hanoi on the morning of October 3 caused disorder for residents whilst also reducing the amount of air pollution in the capital’s atmosphere.
People in Hanoi are buying expensive masks to protect themselves from serious air pollution.
It is recommended that in order to protect themselves from exposing to the dangers of ultra-fine dust, adults, children, pregnant women, people suffering from respiratory diseases should wear masks and glasses when working outdoors.
It is expected that in the next two or three days, downpours will come to the capital city and the air quality may be improved.
Air pollution in the capital city of Hanoi has risen to serious levels over the past two days.