Ministry wants review of two hydro projects

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Two proposed hydro-power plants on the Dong Nai River would have such a serious environmental impact that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment asked the Prime Minister to review the plans.

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Hydropower project: More harm than good, ministry says

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Hydropower project: More harm than good, ministry says

The Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment has sent a report to the Prime Minister affirming that the Dong Nai hydropower project, a controversial issue over the past several years, will have an adverse impact on the environment.

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Vietnam's seaport system to be adjusted

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Maritime Administration has submitted to the Ministry of Transport a report on the adjustment of the country’s seaport system planning by 2020 and orientations towards 2030.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – September 10

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – September 10

Briefs of some of leading news stories published Tuesday (September 10) in Tuoi Tre Newspaper that will be carried today on Tuoitrenews.vn:

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Vietnam's seaport system to be adjusted

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Maritime Administration has submitted to the Ministry of Transport a report on the adjustment of the country’s seaport system planning by 2020 and orientations towards 2030.

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Woman killed in boat explosion

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

A 53-year-old woman was killed and her husband injured when their boat suddenly exploded on the Dong Nai River in southern province of Dong Nai on Sunday.

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Pollution in Saigon River gets worse

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Pollution in Saigon River gets worse

VietNamNet Bridge – The dissolved oxygen (DO) content in the Saigon River water is very low while the contents of ammonia, manganese, microorganism and suspended solid are getting higher, indicating that the river is being seriously polluted.

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Cargo boat sinks like a stone

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

Cargo boat sinks like a stone

Four sailors on a barge that quickly sunk after being hit by a cargo boat were rescued from the Dong Nai River near Phuoc Khanh Commune in Nhon Trach District in Dong Nai Province yesterday.

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Industrial park removal faces standstill

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Báo Đầu Tư English 9 month(s) ago

Industrial park removal faces standstill

The proposal on changing Bien Hoa 1 Industrial Park (IP) usage functions was approved by the prime minister, affecting businesses, however, have multiple reasons for concerns.

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Waters muddied over polluting park relocation

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Besides the social and economic achievements they have created, the development of industrial zones and complexes over the past years have seen several negative impacts, especially on the environment and to public health. Most recently, scientists and legislators have raised concerns about the serious pollution caused by the Bien Hoa Industrial Zone No 1 and have proposed relocating it. The Viet Nam News spoke with stakeholders about the issue.

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Displaced IZ firms promised adequate compensation

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SaigonTimes English 9 month(s) ago

HCMC – Companies operating in Dong Nai-based Bien Hoa 1 Industrial Zone (IZ) are promised adequate compensation for forced relocation from the IZ, which will be turned into an urban, service and commercial area.

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Illegal sand miners plague Dong Nai

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Illegal sand miners plague Dong Nai

VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal sand exploitation by local residents and authorities along the Dong Nai River has increased rather than diminished in the last decade, despite efforts to ban it.

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Illegal sand miners plague Dong Nai

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Illegal sand miners plague Dong Nai

Illegal sand exploitation by local residents and authorities along the Dong Nai River has increased rather than diminished in the last decade, despite efforts to ban it.

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Facelift for ageing industrial zone

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Facelift for ageing industrial zone

VietNamNet Bridge – Companies in the 320-hectare Bien Hoa Industrial Zone 1, the country's oldest industrial area, have asked the Government to come up with a detailed plan on the zone's shift to an urban trade-and-services area.

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Province to relocate IZ for polluting Dong Nai River

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

Province to relocate IZ for polluting Dong Nai River

Committee for Science, Technology and Environment under the National Assembly and the authorities of the southern province of Dong Nai have decided to relocate Bien Hoa 1 Industrial Zone (IZ), for being the source of rising pollution in the Dong Nai River.

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