APP receives environmental award at APIF 2017

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) was awarded the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) certificate at the recent Eco-Products International Fair (EPIF) 2017 for its Integrated Forestry and Farming Strategy (IFFS).

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Paper factory pollution under scrutiny

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the Vietnam Environment Administration to collaborate with Hau Giang province to investigate media reports about environmental pollution caused by Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited.

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Many big pollution scandals uncovered in 2016: administration

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.

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Korean firm fined over $22,000 for discharging substandard wastewater

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has made a decision to fine Pangrim Neotex Company nearly VND500 million (US$22,420) for discharging substandard wastewater into the environment.

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Fish die en masse near soda facility in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Fish die en masse near soda facility in central Vietnam

A number of fish in an irrigation ditch in the central province of Quang Nam have died as the channel was contaminated with wastewater dumped by a local soda facility, authorities said Saturday.

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Polluted river blamed on local authority inaction

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago

Polluted river blamed on local authority inaction

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has ordered an urgent inspection of A Cuong Minerals JSC which is accused of discharging untreated waste water into Cam Dan River in Bac Giang Province.

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Vietnam to inspect Hong Kong paper mill amid river pollution fears

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Vietnam to inspect Hong Kong paper mill amid river pollution fears

Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to carry out a comprehensive checkup of a Hong Kong-invested paper mill project in southern Vietnam, amid rising concerns that it may destroy a local river once commissioned.

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Ministry to inspect environment protection at Hong Kong paper plant

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

Ministry to inspect environment protection at Hong Kong paper plant

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s inspectorate will inspect environment protection at Hong Kong Lee&Man Paper Plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang from July 1.

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Binh Thuan deals with red mud reservoir breach

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago

Binh Thuan deals with red mud reservoir breach

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has ordered an investigation into a local titanium exploiter in Binh Thuan Province after a waste reservoir broke allowing huge amounts of toxic red mud to flood residential areas.

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Taiwanese textile company to be punished for illegal waste discharge

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

Taiwanese textile company to be punished for illegal waste discharge

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has instructed the People’s Committee of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province to inspect and confirm information about years-long illegal waste discharge by Mei Sheng Textiles Vietnam.

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Competition “Water and Life” launched to increase young people’s awareness

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) and the Communist Youth Union yesterday launched a competition named “Water and Life” in Ho Chi Minh City aiming to raise community’s awareness, especially among young people in protecting and using water resource sustainably.

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Quang Ngai inspects water quality in cancer hamlet

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

Head of the Vietnam Environment Administration Nguyen Van Tai has signed a document instructing the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in the central province of Quang Ngai to urgently test water quality and pollution in Phuoc Thien hamlet, where hundreds of people have contracted and died of cancer

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Ministry inspects heavily polluted places

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has instructed the Vietnam Environment Administration to investigate some heavily polluted places in Hanoi, Thanh Hoa and Quang Ngai provinces.

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Seawater tests meet standards in dead fish affected provinces: Environment Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

Seawater tests meet standards in dead fish affected provinces: Environment Ministry

After analyzing water samples, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has affirmed that seawater is within standards and safe for human activities in four north central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, where huge volumes of fish have died with unknown reason recently.

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Cause of mass fish deaths probed

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SaiGon GP English 14 month(s) ago

Cause of mass fish deaths probed

The mass fish deaths along the central coast from Ha Tinh to Thua Thien-Hue is an abnormal phenomenon, Hoang Duong Tung, deputy head of the Vietnam Environment Administration, said, noting that both farmed fish and natural fish died at the same time.

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