Dien Bien province launches environmental clean-up campaign

Dien Bien province launches environmental clean-up campaign

NDO - An environmental clean-up campaign was launched on June 3 in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien in response to World Environment Day. (Jun 04, 2019 11:08:45)

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Vietnam aims to raise Central Highlands’ forest cover to 49.2% by 2030

  May 25, 2019 10:56:22
NDO - The Prime Minister has recently approved a forest protection, restoration and development programme, aiming to increase forest cover in the Central Highlands to 49.2% by 2030. 

Hanoi seeks France’s experience in clean water, waste treatment

  May 23, 2019 10:12:00
NDO/VNA – Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung expressed his delight at growing Vietnam-France ties during a working session in the capital city on May 22 with Jean Charles Nefgre, Politburo member of the French Communist Party (PCF). 

Vietnam responds to International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

  May 22, 2019 19:51:18
NDO/VNA – An event promoting International Day for Biological Diversity 2019, themed “Our biodiversity, our food, our health”, took place in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 22. 

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

  May 22, 2019 19:48:58
NDO/VNA – Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22). 

Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

  May 21, 2019 11:03:22
NDO – A wide range of environmental protection activities are to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019, scheduled for early next month, announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) on May 20. 

Boosting sustainable exports of forest products

  May 17, 2019 15:40:29
NDO – The Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) will officially come into force on June 1, 2019, which is an important milestone in the cooperation between Vietnam and the EU to address the illegal exploitation and trading of forestryproducts. 

Disaster response force applauded for reducing losses of life and property

  May 17, 2019 11:57:56
NDO – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has praised the disaster response force for their significant contributions in reducing losses of life and property. 

Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia

  May 15, 2019 17:35:27
NDO/VNA – French non-governmental organisation GRET Vietnam and partners held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 15 to discuss solid waste management in suburban, small and medium-sized urban areas in Southeast Asia, within the framework of a project on waste management in rural areas. 

“Waste-eating” Goby raises awareness on environmental protection in Da Nang

  May 15, 2019 11:45:24
NDO – Over the past few days, the presence of a giant see-through Goby “eating” plastic waste at My Khe Beach, in the central coastal city of Da Nang, has drawn huge attention and excitement from locals and tourists. 

National week for disaster prevention and control launched

  May 14, 2019 16:00:48
NDO – The national week for natural disaster prevention and control 2019 was officially launched in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 14. 

Finland helps Vietnam with waste management

  May 10, 2019 21:41:05
NDO/VNA – Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Finnish delegation led by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto on May 10 discussed issues regarding global climate change, thus pushing ahead with bilateral cooperation plans in waste management and energy solutions. 

Action plan promulgated to develop Mekong Delta’s adaption to climate change

  Apr 17, 2019 13:12:25
NDO – A comprehensive action plan has been promulgated to realise the Government Resolution 120/NQ-CP dated November 17, 2017, on facilitating sustainable development in the Mekong Delta in adaptation to climate change. 

Sea turtle rescue on Con Co Island

  Apr 16, 2019 17:07:32
NDO - There are currently five out of seven rare and precious species of sea turtles in the central province of Quang Tri. The Con Co Island Marine Protected Area Management Board is seeking ways to protect rare turtles from the brink of extinction.