Hanoi prioritises Japanese technology in waste treatment projects

Hanoi prioritises Japanese technology in waste treatment projects

NDO/VNA – Hanoi will prioritise the use of Japanese technology in waste treatment projects in the future, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a reception for Japanese Vice Minister of the Environment Takaaki Katsumata in Hanoi on January 10. (Jan 11, 2019 11:56:45)

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  Dec 22, 2018 17:22:13
NDO – More than one thousand people participated in the Vietnam Clean Air Days 2018 in Hanoi from December 22-23. 

Tra Vinh works to improve climate change response

  Dec 19, 2018 11:40:30
NDO/VNA – A conference to review and share effective models on livelihood and climate change response for the poor and ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh was held in the province on December 18. 

Tay Ninh: 50kg sun bear rescued after 15 years in captive

  Dec 11, 2018 11:08:45
NDO – A 50kg sun bear was rescued in Tan Bien district in the southern province of Tay Ninh on December 10, after almost 15 years being kept in her cage, announced the Animals Asia. 

Workshop looks to build action plan on marine plastic waste management

  Dec 10, 2018 17:57:46
NDO/VNA – The first international consultation workshop on building a national action plan on marine plastic debris management was jointly held in Hanoi on December 10, by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam. 

“Run 4 Tigers” draws over 750 runners

  Dec 10, 2018 11:10:57
NDO – Over 750 runners from 31 countries and territories joined a running event held in the Ciputra urban area, in Hanoi's Bac Tu Liem district, on December 9, showing strong support for efforts to preserve tigers from the risk of extinction. 

Programme raises awareness of efforts for ‘green’ purposes

  Dec 09, 2018 15:07:18
NDO – The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) and the Vietnam Environment Administration jointly launched a programme, entitled “For the national green environment”, in Hanoi on December 8 aiming to raise public awareness of acting for ‘green’ purposes. 

Waste-to-energy plant inaugurated in Can Tho

  Dec 08, 2018 17:06:57
NDO - A ceremony was held in Can Tho on December 8 to inaugurate a waste-to-energy plant, which is expected to help the centrally-governed city deal with pollution from household waste. 

Ho Chi Minh City to build 6 underground reservoirs to control floods

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Environmental protection required to become cultural feature: Deputy PM

  Dec 07, 2018 11:52:26
NDO – At a meeting with delegations of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) on December 6, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted that environmental protection should become a cultural feature.  

Exhibition calls for behaviour change to protect environment

  Dec 01, 2018 17:42:27
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  Dec 01, 2018 12:03:44
NDO/VNA – A new wastewater treatment plant with a daily capacity of 20,000cu.m was officially put into operation in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 30, after 18 months of construction. 

Medicinal plant campaign helps promote bear protection among community

  Nov 30, 2018 17:03:30
NDO – A prize award ceremony was held at Phung Thuong Primary School in Phung Thuong commune, Hanoi’s Phuc Tho district, on November 29, to grant gifts to local pupils who participated in a bear protection contest by planting medicinal plants in replacement of bear bile. 

Int’l experts propose measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy

  Nov 27, 2018 12:07:36
NDO/VNA – International experts put forward measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy development and reduction of gas emission during the second high-level meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) in Hanoi on November 26. 

Vietnam Bear Day encourages youngsters to join hands in ending bear farming

  Nov 26, 2018 15:19:45
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