Vietnam, EFTA hold trade pact talks in Geneva

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam, EFTA hold trade pact talks in Geneva

(VOV) - Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) held the 8th round of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland, from June 3-6, examining the opening of the market for goods, services and investment.

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Brewery pays for the right to pollute environment?

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Brewery pays for the right to pollute environment?

VietNamNet Bridge – A brewery in the central province of Nghe An, long resented by its neighbors, has nevertheless been welcomed with open arms by the local authorities, because it is a big tax payer.

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China set to elevate environment over development in new law

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

China set to elevate environment over development in new law

A girl reads a book on her balcony as smoke rises from chimneys of a steel plant, on a hazy day in Quzhou, Zhejiang province April 3, 2014.

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Environment ministry seeks solutions to land disputes

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Environment ministry seeks solutions to land disputes

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has handled about 700 complaint letters related to land issues in the first quarter of this year.

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Togo seizes nearly 4 tonnes of ivory headed for Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Togo seizes nearly 4 tonnes of ivory headed for Vietnam

Authorities in Togo have seized nearly four tonnes of ivory - the tusks from over 500 dead elephants - hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.

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Draft law to focus on seas

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Draft law to focus on seas

Completion of a draft law on sea and island resources and environment will be the main priority of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment's General Department of Sea and Islands this year.

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China to close schools, stop outdoor activities during heavy smog

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

China to close schools, stop outdoor activities during heavy smog

BEIJING – Chinese cities should close schools, cut working hours and stop outdoor activities during the most severe spells of air pollution, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on Wednesday.

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Over 100 rhinos poached in S.Africa in past month

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Over 100 rhinos poached in S.Africa in past month

Poachers have killed more than 100 rhinos in South Africa over the past four weeks, pushing the death toll so far this year towards 800, official figures showed Friday.

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Land-use certifications held up

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

Land-use certifications held up

Collaboration among authorities, people and housing developers was needed to speed up the granting of land-use right certificates, said vice director of Ha Noi's Department for Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Huu Nghia.

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Thousands protest Romania gold mine plans

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

More than 15,000 Romanians have taken to the streets for the eighth straight day to protest a Canadian company's plans to open Europe's largest gold mine in a picturesque Transylvanian village.

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Over 500 rhinos poached in South Africa this year

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

Over 500 rhinos poached in South Africa this year

More than 500 South African rhinos have been killed this year, official figures showed Wednesday, amid strong demand for horns on the Asian black market.

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China admits pollution-linked 'cancer villages'

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Báo Dân Trí English 18 month(s) ago

China admits pollution-linked 'cancer villages'

China's environment ministry has acknowledged the existence of "cancer villages", several years after widespread speculation first began that polluted areas were seeing a higher incidence of the disease.

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China admits pollution-linked 'cancer villages'

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

China admits pollution-linked 'cancer villages'

China's environment ministry has acknowledged the existence of "cancer villages", after years of assertions by academics and domestic media that polluted areas experience higher rates of the disease.

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China detects no raised radiation from North Korea nuclear test

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago 4 related news

China detects no raised radiation from North Korea nuclear test

China has increased radiation monitoring in its northeast following North Korea's nuclear test this week and found no immediate abnormalities, the Environment Ministry said on Thursday.

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China's thick smog arrives in Japan

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Báo Dân Trí English 19 month(s) ago

The suffocating smog that blanketed swathes of China is now hitting parts of Japan, sparking warnings Monday of health fears for the young and the sick.

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