Minister calls for practical actions to protect environment

Minister calls for practical actions to protect environment

NDO - Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Tran Hong Ha appealed to the public and the business community to take practical actions to protect the environment, particularly during the 2017 Action Month for the Environment. (Jun 05, 2017)

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  Jun 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a national plan to cope with radiation and nuclear incidents, aiming to set up a system with a clear allocation of responsibility, as well as management and coordination mechanisms, among organisations and individuals involved in the work.  

First storm formed in East Sea

  Jun 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – A tropical low pressure front over the East Sea grew into a tropical storm, the first in the sea this year, on June 11, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.  

Partnership formed to develop wind, solar power in Ninh Thuan

  Jun 10, 2017
NDO/VNA - Two Vietnamese companies, namely Trung Nam Construction Investment Corporation (Trungnam Group) and Trung Nam Wind Power Joint Stock Company signed contracts with partners on June 10 to implement wind and solar power projects in the south central province of Ninh Thuan. 

Artistic wall painting contest raises public awareness of climate change

  Jun 09, 2017
NDO – An artistic wall painting contest entitled “2030 City” has been jointly launched by the Centre of Hands-on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE), the 350.org and Da Kao ward’s Youth Union in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Vice President joins activities in response to Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017

  Jun 09, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was jointly held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and Ca Mau Provincial People's Committee on June 8 in response to the Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017 and in commemoration of the World Oceans Day. 

Compensation for locals in four central provinces must be finalised by June

  Jun 08, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked authorities to finalise all compensation for locals in the four central localities, which were affected by last year’s maritime environment incident, by June 30. 

Trees planted in Ba Ria-Vung Tau on World Environment Day

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO – A total of 110,020 trees were planted in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province on June 5 as an event to mark the World Environment Day. 

Sweltering heat forecast to dissipate on June 6

  Jun 05, 2017
NDO - Suffocating heat with temperatures reaching as high as 42 degrees Celsius gripping Hanoi and northern Vietnam over the past week is forecast to ease off from June 6, the national weather service has announced. 

Localities nationwide respond to World Environment Day

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO – A range of activities in response to World Environment Day (June 5) and the Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017 took place simultaneously in localities throughout the country on June 3.  

Conservation project launched to protect two rare species in Pu Luong Nature Reserve

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO – Pu Luong Nature Reserve Management Board has launched a project to study the conservation of the Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus) and Owston's palm civet (Chrotogale owstoni) in Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Ba Thuoc District, the central province of Thanh Hoa throughout the period of 2017-2019.  

Harmonious tourism, environment protection urged in Son Tra Peninsula

  May 31, 2017
NDO/VNA – The development of tourism in Son Tra Peninsula of central Da Nang city must be in harmony with environmental and biodiversity protection and sustainable development, according to participants at a seminar in Hanoi on May 30. 

Developing sustainable forest environmental services

  May 30, 2017
NDO – Payments for forest environmental services (PFES) have made significant contributions to the restructuring and sustainable development of the forestry sector while providing a financial source for forestry protection and development. However, despite encouraging results, there still remain a number of obstacles in operating PFES in Vietnam which require further attention. 

Deputy PM Dam orders temporary halt on Son Tra Peninsula’s tourism planning

  May 29, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has suspended the implementation of a master plan for the Son Tra National Tourism Complex in Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang City for the next three months. 

Youngster attracts huge viewers for Youtube videos on wild animals and plants

  May 28, 2017
NDO – Duong Khac Tuan Anh, a young Youtuber from Vietnam’s Dak Lak province has been awarded with a Youtube Silver Play Button for his channel ‘Hunting and Gathering’, in which he studies nature, wild animals and plants.