Vietnam ministry insists on exorbitant ‘environmental protection’ tax on fuel

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Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has reaffirmed its stance that the ‘environmental protection’ tax on fuel should be capped at VND8,000 a liter, apparently turning a deaf ear to local experts and members of the public.

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Hanoi decides to ban motorbikes from inner areas by 2030

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Hanoi authorities have passed a resolution to prohibit all motorcycles from the inner city by 2030.

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City needs $5.6b for projects

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City is seeking more than VNĐ128 trillion (US$5.63 billion) in investment between now and 2020 for socio-economic development, according to the city’s Department of Planning and Investment.

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MPI prepares Hanoi for FDI infusion

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Hanoi has consistently proven to be a magnet for foreign direct investment. Nguyen Noi, deputy head of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, talked with VIR’s Phuong Thu about what the city should do to improve the quantity and quality of FDI in the context of intensive international integration.

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Sea water in central Vietnam meets environmental standards: authority

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Sea water in four central Vietnamese provinces hit by the Formosa pollution crisis last year is finally back to meeting environmental safety standards, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) announced this week.

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Electric tramcars to be piloted at tourism areas

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VGP – The PM has recently permitted a trial deployment of four-wheeled electric tramcars serving tourists at restricted areas.

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Vietnam’s environment protection chief dismissed over Formosa disaster

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A chief of environmental protection operations under Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been dismissed for his management oversight that had led to the Formosa disaster last year.

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VWS works to prove allegations false

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Vietnam Waste Solutions Company has sought multiple direct dialogues with local authorities to counter allegations of environmental violations at its Da Phuoc Waste Treatment Complex.

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City to install environmental violation cameras

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Cameras to monitor environmental violations will be installed in all districts, according to the HCM City People’s Committee.

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Shiny improves the living environment in Vietnam

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Since starting its foray into the Vietnamese market in 2012, Japanese group Shiny has been active in the fields of environmental technology and investment consultancy.

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Hà Nội to cooperate with Hungary to purify lakes

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Hungary will share its experience with Hà Nội to help remove oil and grease from water and purify the city’s lakes, Kovacs Karoly, president of Hungarian Water Association, said.

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Formosa to press ahead with factory launch despite recent explosion

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Llime kiln dust filter explosion in Formosa Ha Tinh Steel project has very little impact on the preparations for the factory launch, but the giant steel complex has been under strict governmental supervision since the environmental disaster it caused last year.

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc: WHO

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GENEVA: Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday (May 30), also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste.

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Formosa steel plant in Vietnam restarts after toxic spill

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Formosa Plastics Group's steel plant in Vietnam restarted on Monday after its operations were halted for causing one of the country's worst environmental disasters, local media reported.

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Nipa palm afforestation tour to be launched

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Tour operator Võ Tấn Tân plans to offer tours of nipa palm forests that allow tourists to participate in afforestation efforts in Cẩm Thanh Commune in Hội An.

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