The People's Committee of Hung Yen province has suspended the operations of two local companies for their violations related to environmental protection.
Hanoi wants to charge residents a wastewater discharge fee to generate funds for collecting and treating waste in the capital city.
The path to Minh Khai Village is typical of the countryside in Vietnam. Green trees and rice fields run alongside.
Vietnam uses landfills but its cities are running out of space and people are unhappy with their pollution threat and, especially, odor.
Twenty eight oil paintings featuring the artist’s anxiety about the air pollution and its impact on the human body are on showcase in Hanoi.
Vietnam is willing to accompany with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in boosting sustainable development for the current and future generations, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
An action month on environmental protection will be launched in June under the theme “Resolving pollution caused by plastic and nylon” as part of activities to mark World Environment Day on June 5.
Ho Chi Minh City is looking for private investors to fund urban development, especially the relocation of 20,000 households living along canals.
Ho Chi Minh City is under immense pressure to deal with wastewater produced by people living in the metropolis as well as in neighboring Binh Duong Province.
Due to a shortage in supply of a new eco-friendly fuel, drivers in Vietnam are finding it hard to follow a new rule requiring them to refill their cars with petrol that meets the Euro 4 exhaust emission standard.
A delegation of the National Committee for Search and Rescue arrived on Phu Quy Island, the south central province of Binh Thuan, on June 14 to direct the rescue of a foreign cargo vessel stranded near the island.
The World Bank has recently approved US$53 million in funding for urban infrastructure development in two emerging middle cities in northern Vietnam, Lao Cai (Lao Cai province) and Phu Ly (Ha Nam province).
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the Vietnam Environment Administration to collaborate with Hau Giang province to investigate media reports about environmental pollution caused by Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited.
An International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Restoration, and Management gathered international scientists in central Binh Dinh province to discuss environmental issues as well as share research results and management experience.
HCM City will focus on reducing pollution in rural districts and communes, local authorities said at a conference held in the city on March 3 to review the National Target Programme for New Rural Areas 2016.
Air pollution fatalities in Vietnam are the second highest in Southeast Asia, a new study has found.
Alarming pollution readings have been recorded in both of Vietnam’s largest cities.
A Harvard and Greenpeace study says unless new coal plants in energy-hungry SE Asia are scrapped, more will die.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have announced a plan to relocate 10,000 manufacturing facilities away from residential areas in a campaign to minimize pollution and ensure citizen safety.
Danang has asked two steel plants in the city accused of causing pollution to suspend production, after local residents gathered to protest the companies.