Tags: environmental pollution

HCM City aims to reduce water pollution by 90%

HCM City aims to reduce water pollution by 90%

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.

Quang Ninh province works to preserve Ha Long Bay

Quang Ninh province works to preserve Ha Long Bay

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.

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever

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.

Increasing Chinese FDI worries NA deputies

Increasing Chinese FDI worries NA deputies

VOV.VN - National Assembly deputies have raised their concerns about the potential risks of soaring Chinese foreign direct investment inflows into Vietnam.

Nghe An: Alarm raised over pollution at craft villages

Nghe An: Alarm raised over pollution at craft villages

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.

Hanoi permitted to collect fees in congested areas

Hanoi permitted to collect fees in congested areas

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.

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

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.

Hanoi to have 25 new parks

Hanoi to have 25 new parks

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.

Hung Yen province to tighten environmental control

Hung Yen province to tighten environmental control

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.

Hanoi, Los Angeles agree on cooperation areas

Hanoi, Los Angeles agree on cooperation areas

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.

Haiphong backtracks on hasty promise to $800 million paper project

Haiphong backtracks on hasty promise to $800 million paper project

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.