Ho Chi Minh City to fell, relocate 258 old trees for bridge construction

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A number of decades-old trees along a street in Ho Chi Minh City’s center are slated to be either cut or relocated to make way for a bridge construction, the municipal transport department said Wednesday.

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Illegal logging a perennial problem in Vietnam despite premier’s order

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Natural forests in Vietnam continue to fall victim to illegal logging, despite orders from the prime minister to shut down access to at-risk areas last year.

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New Communist Party resolutions to cut down SOEs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The private sector will grow after the roles of the government and state-owned enterprises in the “socialist-oriented market economy” are clearly defined.

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Illegal wood exploitation rampant at Cuc Phuong National Park

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Despite guard booths by forest rangers set up at all roads leading to the forest, many big trees have been stolen from the Cuc Phuong National Park in Thanh Hoa Province.

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Illegal logging rampant in Quang Tri

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

The protective forest in the central province of Quang Tri is being largely destroyed as local forest rangers are unable to deal with the dangerous and reckless loggers.

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Nghe An Fujian cypress forest ravaged by illegal loggers

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

Nghe An Fujian cypress forest ravaged by illegal loggers

A large amount of Fujian cypress trees in a forest in the central province of Nghe An have been illegally logged, but the local authorities surprisingly claim not to know anything about the case.

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HCMC to sacrifice more trees for subway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

HCMC to sacrifice more trees for subway

Two more old trees on one of Ho Chi Minh City's most beautiful streets will be felled to make way for urban development.

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Vietnam loses 2,689 hectares of forest in Jan-July: ministry

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

Vietnam loses 2,689 hectares of forest in Jan-July: ministry

Vietnam has lost a total of 2,689 hectares (6,644 acres) of forest so far this year, including 694 hectares cut down illegally, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Central Vietnam forest vanishes due to illegal logging

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Central Vietnam forest vanishes due to illegal logging

A public-private partnership meant to protect natural forests has done the opposite for a district in the central province of Ha Tinh, leading to 40 hectares of trees getting cut down within months.

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Vietnamese farmers cut down dying plants amid historic drought

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

Vietnamese farmers cut down dying plants amid historic drought

Vo Lam Ba in Gia Lai Province has been busy removing all the plants on his black pepper plantation of more than 1.2 hectares.

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Ho Chi Minh City announces massive tree removal plan for metro station

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ho Chi Minh City announces massive tree removal plan for metro station

Ho Chi Minh City has announced a plan to move and cut down 300 trees on Ton Duc Thang Street in District 1 to make space for a bridge connecting to District 2 and a metro station.

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Vietnam reserve trees felled, rare primates lose habitat

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago

Vietnam reserve trees felled, rare primates lose habitat

Around 75 endangered red-shanked doucs have lost their home in what used to be a prime primate habitat in Da Nang after trees were cut down in the area.

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More Hanoi trees in for the chop

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Báo Dân Trí English 20 month(s) ago

More Hanoi trees in for the chop

Hanoi's tree purge continues, with more old perennials facing the axe, or more correctly the chain saw, because of a new rail line linking Nhon with Hanoi Railway Station.

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Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

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VietnamNet English 20 month(s) ago

Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

VietNamNet Bridge - Larger forestland areas are being cut down year after year but local authorities either turn a deaf ear to the illegal practice or unable to win their fight against loggers.

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Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

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VietnamNet English 20 month(s) ago 1 related news

Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

VietNamNet Bridge – After a brief lull because of stringent measures and careful monitoring by authorities, there are again signs of deforestation in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.

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