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.
Air quality in big cities dramatically improved last month, said the Vietnam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
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.
The air quality in Vietnam will improve from the end of March into the following months compared to that in the first months of 2020, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has said.
The US consulate in Ho Chi Minh City said on January 7 it has helped install air monitoring equipment at 10 locations around the city.
VOV.VN - As 2019 draws to a close the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) has chosen the ten most prominent events that took place in Vietnam over the past year.
The Department of Health is tasked with advising the people on health protection measures, with special emphasis on ways to prevent respiratory diseases.
VOV.VN - The people of Ho Chi Minh City awoke to find the southern city under a thick blanket of fog on the morning of October 22, with many of the city’s high-rise buildings being shrouded in mist.
Public concern over air quality has seen demand for air purifiers skyrocket since mid-September in Ho Chi Minh City.
People in Hanoi are buying expensive masks to protect themselves from serious air pollution.
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.
Environment monitor AirVisual has attracted huge attention from Vietnamese netizens, becoming one of the most downloaded apps last week.
Air pollution in the capital city of Hanoi has risen to serious levels over the past two days.
VOV.VN - A thick layer of fog has blanketed Ho Chi Minh City in recent days, creating low-visibility conditions and leaving residents concerned about worsening air quality.
VOV.VN - Concerns are growing among residents across Hanoi regarding the poor quality of air that the city has been experiencing over the past few days.
Hanoi residents are worried about the bad air quality they have been experiencing in the city since the beginning of the year.
The first week of July witnessed an improvement in Hanoi’s air quality, according to the city’s Environment Protection Authority under the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
The Live & Learn organization and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly held a conference in Hanoi on June 7 aiming to share solutions and mobilise actions to improve air quality in Hanoi.
Alarming pollution readings were recorded in the capital of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the previous year, heard a conference jointly held by the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) and the Vietnam Live and Learn Centre for Environment and Community in Hanoi on January 30.
Hanoi will strictly control motorbikes in 2018 and prohibit them in inner city areas by 2030.