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. (May 29, 2017)
NDO – The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has directed specialised agencies to implement the planning and conservation for five local special-use forests at a total investment of over VND431.8 billion (US$19 million).
NDO/VNA – The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) symposium for Asia-Pacific wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on May 13, calling on legislatures to take stronger actions to cope with climate change, via promoting their legislative and supervisory role and increasing regional and international cooperation.
NDO – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called for strengthened solidarity and responsible joint action to ensure a green planet for future generations, which was set as a sustainable development goal at a working session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in September, 2015.
NDO – The 2017 Eco-products International Fair (EPIF), themed ‘Green technology and products – Action for the future’, officially opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11.
NDO – The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), on May 9, presented two smart weather stations to the Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee to assist the central locality in preventing natural disasters.
NDO—Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW), a national NGO aimed at implementing effective solutions to secure a future for Vietnamese wildlife, in collaboration with Cuc Phuong National Park has recently released 53 Javan pangolins (Manis javanica) into the wild.
NDO – The Forest Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued warnings for high risk of forest fires in several locales in the northern and central regions, due to hot and dry weather.
NDO—Vu Lam, a reporter from the Thoi Nay (Today) publication of Nhan Dan (The People) Newspaper, shared his journey with his friend to hand over two wild macaques to the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre (EPRC) in Ninh Binh Province.
NDO/ VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 4 announced the National REDD+ Action Programme, which aims to increase forest coverage to 45% of national territory and contribute to an 8% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
NDO - In celebration of the United States Air Quality Awareness Week May 1-5, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius wrote an article about air quality, in which he shared the US experiences in purifying the air without affecting the economy. We would like to introduce Ambassador Osius’s article.