PM inspects environment at Formosa Ha Tinh steel company

PM inspects environment at Formosa Ha Tinh steel company

NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspected the wastewater treatment and manufacturing process at Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company on July 20, nearly one year since his visit to check its environmental protection commitment following the marine environment incident in 2016. (Jul 20, 2018 22:17:41)


Vietnam launches volunteer campaign to clean the sea

  Jul 12, 2018 16:39:31
NDO - A volunteer driven campaign titled “Clean the Sea” has been launched to raise community awareness of the importance of the sea and to encourage actions to protect the marine environment. 

Two publications launched to protect bears in Vietnam

  Jul 11, 2018 10:58:56
NDO – Two publications giving instructions on caring for rescued moon and sun bears, as well as guidance to plant herbal alternatives to bear bile were launched at a ceremony held in the Animals Asia’s Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre in Vinh Phuc province on July 10. 

Minister urges synchronous measures to deal with natural disasters

  Jul 10, 2018 17:26:26
NDO/VNA – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, has asked the agencies concerned to take synchronous measures to deal with possible natural disasters.  

Rain-triggered floods, landslides warned for northern Vietnam

  Jul 08, 2018 15:08:32
NDO - Heavy rains after a week-long heat wave are forecast to cause flash floods and landslides in Vietnam’s northern mountainous region, the national meteorological agency has warned.  

More radar installed to improve accuracy in storm, rain forecasting

  Jul 07, 2018 17:08:43
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) has developed a project to enhance the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF)’s capacity to provide warnings on thunderstorms, lightning, storms and rain by installing five new radar stations across the country.  

Global threat, local action

  Jul 06, 2018 16:58:18
NDO - A campaign to reduce plastic waste is being launched in many countries to call for action to limit the use of disposable plastic in daily life and at the workplace. Positive change from each individual and locality can create a change in the perception of the community, contributing to the handling of this global anxiety.  

Thai star urges Vietnam to end the cruelty of bear farming

  Jun 30, 2018 18:39:24
NDO - Famous Thai star Tono Pakin Kumwilaisuk has called on Vietnam to promote action aimed at putting an end to bear farming in the country. 

C40 promises to help Hanoi combat climate change

  Jun 29, 2018 11:47:26
NDO/VNA – With abundant financial resources, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) could help Hanoi with its climate change response, said C40 Executive Director Mark Watts.  

Sixth GEF Assembly opens in Da Nang

  Jun 27, 2018 17:28:42
NDO – The 6th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly officially opened in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.  

Thai celebrity to arrive Vietnam for bear protection event

  Jun 27, 2018 17:09:37
NDO - Famous Thai star, Tono Pakin Kumwilaisuk, will come to Vietnam to participate in a bear protection exhibition organised by the Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) at Lotte Mart Tay Son, Hanoi, on June 30.  

Vietnam promotes programme on electrical energy efficiency and conservation

  Jun 27, 2018 16:58:17
NDO - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT), the implementation of the national programme on electrical energy efficiency has achieved the target of 3.4% and 5.65% of total energy consumption conservation during the 2006-2015 period and 2011-2015 period, equivalent to about 4.5 million tonnes and 11.261 million tonnes of oil (TOE), respectively.  

Vietnam puts effort into biodiversity conservation and sustainable tourism

  Jun 27, 2018 16:43:49
NDO – The Vietnamese Government has exerted every effort to complete the legal framework to facilitate sustainable tourism development while enhancing biodiversity conservation and improving the livelihood of local communities. 

Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution

  Jun 26, 2018 21:43:44
NDO/VNA – Vietnam will join global efforts to stop the production and use of single-use and non-recyclable plastic products, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim. 

UN Habitat willing to work with Vietnam in handling plastic waste

  Jun 26, 2018 18:35:52
NDO/VNA – The UN Human Settlement Programme (UN Habitat) is willing to cooperate with Vietnam on urgent issues such as plastic waste and the preservation of ancient cities, said Maimunah Mohd Sharif, UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Habitat.