Delta braces for forest fires

Local authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have stepped up efforts to prevent forest fires even as the region enters the highly risky dry season.

Hạ Long-Cát Bà Alliance discusses waste water

Waste water treatment and tourism management at world heritage site Hạ Long Bay were among issues highlighted at the fifth leadership committee meeting of the Hạ Long-Cát Bà Alliance in Hạ Long City, in the coastal province of Quảng Ninh, yesterday.

Construction ministry cracks down on pollution

Construction investors are often totally indifferent to the storm of dust, construction waste and general filth their projects unleash on the general public. The Ministry of Construction has taken an action as drastic as the neglect of these investors and their greedy firms.

Waste treatment factory found dumping waste illegally

Environmental police in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng on Wednesday found about 40,000 tonnes of solid waste dumped illegally in the area of Đà Lạt Waste Treatment Factory in Xuân Trường Commune, Đà Lạt City.

VN struggling to protect water resources

Natural Resources and Environment Deputy Minister, Trần Quý Kiên, gives a speech at the workshop on water resources management in Hà Nội on Friday.

Environment protection campaign launched nationwide

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union has launched a five-month “Green Sundays” campaign to raise awareness of environmental protection nationwide, particularly in crowded residential areas, factories, agencies and schools.

Ministry acts first on environment

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked agencies to comment on its special project to control companies thought to be likely of polluting the environment - even industries not yet in operation, such as power plants.

Sediment loss in Mekong River killing southern delta

The Mekong Delta is home to nearly 18 million Vietnamese people, and is the most important rice field and fishing region of the country.

Da Nang officially stops operations of polluting steel factories

Da Nang (VNA) – The administration of the central city of Da Nang has decided to officially stop operations of Dana-Italy and Dana-Australia steel factories in Hoa Lien commune of Hoa Vang district due to their reportedly polluting activities.

HCM City raises fund for flood-hit people in north, central

HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society plans to deliver more than one billion VND (44,000 USD) raised by its chapters at all levels for flood-hit residents in the northern provinces Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Son La, and Hoa Binh October 13.