Up to 41 of the 44 new projects in Ha Nam so far this year have invested in processing, manufacturing, and supporting industries, a result of the Red River Delta province’s efforts to selectively attract investments.
Vietnamese students enjoyed a successful World Invention Creativity Olympic (WICO) 2018, with three teams bringing home gold medals and one team bagging a silver medal.
VOV.VN - Many countries are intensifying their safeguard measures and imposing new food safety regulations and environmental protection criteria, creating difficulties for Vietnam’s exports of domestic products.
The volume of second-hand products imported into Vietnam has rocketed in recent times, announced officials at a press conference on the management of waste imports, organized on July 30 by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The Vinh Tan 1 thermal power plant’s second turbine is now in the stage of trial run and is expected to start commercial operation by the end of this year, six months ahead of schedule.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc commended the central province of Ha Tinh for its good growth and high disbursement of public investment capital in the first half of the year, telling it to strive for self-financing.
Members of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee gave their opinions on a draft resolution regarding environmental protection taxes during their sitting on July 12 as part of the committee’s 25th meeting.
New environmental protection fees are expected to reduce the volume of industrial wastewater in Ho Chi Minh City, while higher parking fees on city centre streets will curb traffic congestion, according to the city’s Transport Department.
With abundant financial resources, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) could help Hanoi with climate change response, said C40 Executive Director Mark Watts.
The People’s Committee of Hanoi and Fukuoka prefecture of Japan jointly held a conference promoting their agriculture cooperation in Hanoi on June 28.
A mobile application was launched by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of Ho Chi Minh City on June 21 to teach people how to classify solid waste at home.
The General Department of Vietnam Customs has ordered customs agencies in cities and provinces to place tighter controls on waste imports into Vietnam, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.
The Government Inspectorate has revealed mining management violations in Lao Cai Province that have caused losses of VND95.20 billion (US$4.15 million) to the State budget.
Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Ngo Sach Thuc highlighted the role of religions in protecting the environment and responding to climate change at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on May 31.
A training workshop was held in Can Tho city on May 18 to provide provincial and municipal officials with information about the Mekong Delta Plan to support the implementation of Resolution 120/NQ-CP on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta.
Construction of the Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant in the southern province of Binh Thuan is on schedule and has met both international and Vietnam’s standards on environmental protection, announced the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
Ho Chi Minh City is planning to transform three of its eastern districts into “innovative urban areas” as part of a master plan to become a "smart city" by 2020.
The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.
VOV.VN - On March 28, Binh Duong province’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment signed a cooperation agreement with FrieslandCampina Vietnam for launching communications activities and raising public awareness about environmental protection among young local people.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Ministry of Transport (MOT) have agreed to work more closely together to protect the environment and cope with climate change in the field of transport during the 2018-2021 period.