Dong Nai province’s administration has confirmed Chin Well Fasteners (Vietnam) Co. Ltd, a wholly foreign owned company, illegally released wastewater into the environment and buried a big volume of waste mud in its campus.
The Prime Minister has approved the National Programme on ensuring the supply of safe water in the period of 2016-2025 with the goal of bringing clean and sanitary water to at least 95% of population by 2025.
Spokesperson for the Government Mai Tien Dung has stated that investment projects failing to meet environmental protection standards will not be licensed.
A food processing facility in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Thuan was discovered to have been releasing wastewater into the ocean, following the death of nearly 4,000 farm-raised fish on June 22-23.
Vietnam’s industrial production index increased 9.8% in 2015, the biggest expansion in the past five years, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Ho Chi Minh City has set targets to create a reduction in traffic jams and flooding during 2016, according to what was discussed at the second meeting of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Executive Committee on December 1.
Most components of the World Bank-funded Sustainable City Development Project in central Da Nang city have been kept on schedule with satisfactory outcomes, said Dang Duc Cuong, senior urban specialist at World Bank (WB) Vietnam.
The municipal administration is considering borrowing nearly US$900 million from the Asian Development Bank for building four new wastewater treatment plants.
The Department of Planning and Investment of Ho Chi Minh City has asked the municipal government to add four wastewater treatment facilities worth a total of US$890 million to the list of projects to be financed by Asian Development Bank (ADB) aid in 2016-2020, the Saigon Times Daily reports.
Residing in apartments in Ho Chi Minh City means living with disputes, many apartment residents have moaned.
Environmental Police from the Ministry of Public Security have fined Miwon Vietnam VND515 million (US$24,000) for discharging wastewater into the environment.
The World Bank (WB) has said that Vietnam loses about US$780 million per year (equivalent to 1.3% GDP) due to poor sanitation.
The Ministry of Finance and the Export-Import Bank of the Republic of Korea (Korea Eximbank) on July 26 signed a US$23.117 million loan agreement for a project to improve a wastewater disposal system in Hung Yen province.
(VOV) - A plant funded by Japanese ODA capital and designed to treat the wastewater from Binh Duong province’s Thu Dau Mot City entered into operation on May 31.
The model of decentralised wastewater treatment was discussed at a workshop held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on May 8.
Over VND5.8 trillion (US$280 million) will be earmarked for a national target programme on pollution mitigation and environmental improvement in the 2012-2015 period.
The south-central province of Ninh Thuan and the Facility for Infrastructure Development Program (ORIO) of the Netherlands on March 10 signed an aid agreement for supporting a project to collect, treat and reuse wastewater in Phan Rang city.