Vietnam preparing for extreme weather conditions

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Vietnam preparing for extreme weather conditions

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked relevant agencies to bolster their preparations against extreme weather like typhoons, prolonged drought and massive floods, as they are forecast to hit Viet Nam heavily in the next five years.

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Underground water levels in coastal provinces alarmingly low

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Underground water levels in coastal provinces alarmingly low

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has warned that the underground water levels in coastal provinces and cities from Hai Phong City in the north to Ca Mau province in the south have been decreasing dramatically.

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Local authorities try to resolve hot spots with plant protection residue

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Local authorities try to resolve hot spots with plant protection residue

VietNamNet Bridge - Thousands of ‘hot spots’ with plant protection chemicals have been found but authorities have not been able to solve the problem.

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Guidance on how to implement National Single Window

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Guidance on how to implement National Single Window

VGP – The Ministry of Finance and three relevant ministries have recently published a joint circular on the implementation of the National Single Window (NSW).

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Ministry hands down $2.6m in fines for environmental, land use violations

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Ministry hands down $2.6m in fines for environmental, land use violations

The natural resources and environmental ministry (MONRE) punished 520 companies for violating environmental laws with total fines reaching nearly VND60 billion (US$2.6 million) in 2015.

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MONRE hands down $2.6m in fines for environmental, land use violations

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The natural resources and environmental ministry (MONRE) punished 520 companies for violating environmental laws with total fines reaching nearly VND60 billion (US$2.6 million) in 2015.

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Vietnam to develop national greenhouse gas inventory system

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Vietnam to develop national greenhouse gas inventory system

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the building of a national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory system with the aim of creating a legal foundation for GHG inventory accounting in the country, a Government report said.

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Project destroys Vietnam’s pesticide stockpiles

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Project destroys Vietnam’s pesticide stockpiles

More than 900 tonnes of persistent organic pollutants (POP) in 12 contaminated sites have been destroyed over five years via a POP elimination project funded by the UNDP.

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Vietnam needs $21 million to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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Vietnam needs $21 million to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam will need $21 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from now to 2030. This amount of money is beyond domestic resources.

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NA deputies oppose proposal to demolish old imported ships in Vietnam

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NA deputies oppose proposal to demolish old imported ships in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The National Assembly (NA) deputies’ rejection of the proposal on allowing businesses to import old ships for demolishment in Vietnam indicates they see bad intentions behind the proposal.

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Country must accept pollution: Congressman

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Country must accept pollution: Congressman

VietNamNet Bridge – Pollution is a consequence of development, said Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang to media on the sideline of a National Assembly (NA) meeting.

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Bioenergy plants useful for climate protection

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Bioenergy plants useful for climate protection

Growing bioenergy plants in abandoned mining sites could help with environmental protection and climate change adaptation, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on November 19.

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Bioenergy plants useful for climate protection

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Bioenergy plants useful for climate protection

Growing bioenergy plants in abandoned mining sites could help with environmental protection and climate change adaptation, experts have said at a recent workshop in Hanoi.

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Vietnam fumbles for way to control motorbike emissions

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Vietnam fumbles for way to control motorbike emissions

VietNamNet Bridge - The plan on controlling motorbike emissions was drawn up by the Vietnam Register for a long time ago, but it still remains on paper.

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Da Nang to host 5th East Asian Seas Congress

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Da Nang to host 5th East Asian Seas Congress

VGP - The 5th East Asian Seas Congress themed “Global targets, local benefits – Setting the sustainable development agenda for the seas of East Asia beyond 2015” will be held in Da Nang City from November 16 to 21.

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