Vietnam uses landfills but its cities are running out of space and people are unhappy with their pollution threat and, especially, odor.
The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan on July 17 upheld jail sentences of the first-instance trial for three people involved in social order disturbances in Hoa Minh commune and Song Luy bridge on June 10, 2018.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) held a meeting in Hanoi on July 17 to discuss the launch of a national action programme on plastics for Vietnam.
Ian Gibbons, Consul General of the UK in Ho Chi Minh City, and representatives of the City, on July 17 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in carrying out projects to support the building of HCM City as a smart urban area.
VOV.VN -Two people have been killed with 11 more seriously injured following a major road traffic accident that took place on National Highway 1A in Ham Thuan Nam district of Binh Thuan province on July 17.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank and a group of consultants, hosted a workshop in Hanoi on July 17 to discuss high-quality human resource training for Vietnam’s sustainable development.
Vietnam’s frigate 016 - Quang Trung on July 17 set sail from Cam Ranh international port for Vladivostok city to visit Russia and join a fleet review on the occasion of the 323rd anniversary of the Russian Navy.
Ho Chi Minh City is making a climate change response plan for 2020 – 2030 with the support of international organisations, focused on mitigation and adaptation measures.
The Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology has revealed initial results of the Vietnamese genome decoding project after more than two years of research.
The Ministry of Public Security has been asked to tighten security for upcoming important events, including the Party Congress at all levels, according to Government Resolution No. 50/NQ-CP issued recently.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an official dispatch asking for the speeding up of the implementation of automated non-stop toll collection on all build-operation-transfer (BOT) highways across the country with a deadline of end of the year.
The complete collection of a Czech-Vietnamese dictionary was introduced at a ceremony held at the Embassy of Vietnam in the Czech Republic on July 16.
The Government has urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to mobilise resources and engage the whole political system and community to prevent the spread of African swine fever, restructure the animal breeding sector and ensure foodstuff supply for year-end occasion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive on land inventory and mapping the current land use status in 2019.
VOV.VN -The Vietnam Journey TV Channel of the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) was honoured during the Vietnam Tourism Awards 2019 ceremony after making a great contribution to the country’s tourism industry.
VOV.VN - Typhoon Danas is expected to move north-west at a speed of 15km per hour during the next 24 hours, strengthening further as it progresses, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Vietnam is ranked 52nd out of 162 countries and territories in terms of sustainable development, according to a new report by German’s Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network of the United Nations.
To reduce the population pressure on the resort city of Da Lat, Lam Dong province authorities should not expand it but build satellite areas around it, an architect has said.
President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga received a delegation from the Indian Society for Cultural Cooperation and Friendship (ISCUF) led by its Vice President Das Saktidhar, in Hanoi on July 16.
The 11th air quality monitoring station of Hanoi was inaugurated at the French Embassy on July 16.