The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been compiling a directive of urban air pollution control which is set to be issued in August.
HCM City authorities have ordered the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment to work with agencies and district authorities to strictly monitor the discarding of litter and untreated sewage in canals in the city.
The Ministry of Nature Resources and Environment has urged relevant agencies to arrange activities in the “Action Month for Environment”, in response to the World Environment Day (June 5).
More than 2.4 million cars manufactured since 2008 will have to meet new emission standards from early next month.
Experts on July 30 discussed environmental pollution during a question-and-answer session of the Quang Ninh People’s Council taking place near the UNESCO world heritage site of Ha Long Bay.
VOV.VN - The northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has been forced to cull some 9,000 pigs that have been infected with the African swine fever (ASF) as the epidemic continues to spread throughout communes and districts in the locality.
Over 67,000 cases of dengue fever and three deaths were reported in the first five months of this year across the country, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Health.
VOV.VN - National Assembly deputies have raised their concerns about the potential risks of soaring Chinese foreign direct investment inflows into Vietnam.
Environmental pollution in some craft villages, especially food processing villages in the central province of Nghe An, has gotten worse. It not only affects the local communities but also raises concerns over food safety.
Experience in preventing and controlling environmental pollution was shared among Vietnamese and Japanese experts at an international workshop in Hanoi on January 11.
Vietnam and the US have succeeded in detoxifying 32ha of land previously polluted with dioxins at Da Nang Airport, as heard at a conference in the central city to review the outcomes of the project.
The Government has approved Hanoi’s proposal to charge private vehicles that enter congested areas across the city as part of its efforts to reduce traffic jams and environmental pollution.
Dengue fever in Hanoi has dropped since last month, down 95.8% against the same period last year, but the risk of contracting the disease is still high, warned Dr Nguyen Nhat Cam, Director of the city’s Disease Control Centre.
Vietnam affirmed its commitments to and unity with the Francophone community during the 17th Francophonie Summit that opened in Yerevan, Armenia on October 11.
The Hanoi People’s Committee aims to implement several projects to strengthen national capacity in response to climate change and environmental pollution in the capital during 2016-2020.
The Red River Delta province of Hung Yen has raised the alarm over environmental pollution as many local companies continue to discharge untreated wastewater despite strict punishments by authorities.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a planning scheme on exploring, exploiting, processing and using tin, wolfram and antimony by 2025 with a vision towards 2035.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Mayor of the US city of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti have agreed to cooperate in addressing environment and transportation issues and develop Hanoi into a smart city.
Due to concerns about environmental pollution, the Haiphong Party Committee decided to withdraw its announcement related to the Haiphong People’s Committee’s support to Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited to develop a $800 million paper and pulp mill complex South Dinh Vu Industrial Zone.
Farmers in coastal Tra Vinh have planted more than 4,000ha of mangrove forests to breed shrimp and other aquatic species, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.