Scientists call for halt in release of 3 fish species into iconic Ho Chi Minh City canal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Overpopulation of three fish species, tilapia, smallscale mud carp and common carp, has left local environmental scientists calling for a cessation of their release into the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Minister eases local worries over environmental pollution

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will send experts from the French Viola Group to the central region to inspect the quality of Formosa’s waste and sewage treatment equipment from December 12.

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In Vietnam, high-pollution industries enjoy relaxed environmental standards

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Vietnam is setting the bar too low in terms of environmental protection for several industries with high pollution outputs like steelmaking, paper and pulp.

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Protect sea environment to protect sea tourism

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Việt Nam’s sea tourism industry has immense potential for development, yet the sector faces a number of challenges due to increasing environmental pollution.

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Increased fines for public urination

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Chairmen of communes, wards and towns can levy fines from VND1m (USD44) to VND3m for urination in public places.

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Vietnam sets off for Pollutec 2016 in France

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha led a Vietnamese business delegation departing for Lyon, France to attend the 27th international exhibition of environmental equipment, technologies and services Pollutec 2016 on November 29.

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Pee in public and pay higher fines, Vietnams says

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese officials have decided to intensify a crackdown on public urination in the name of environmental protection.

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Hoi An, biosphere under serious threat

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Too many hydropower projects, poor environmental impact assessments of their dams, and overexploitation of sand are haunting Hoi An City and surrounding areas.

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Environmental protection violations to attract $89,000 fine

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The highest administrative fine for individuals caught violating regulations related to environmental protection is VNĐ1 billion (US$44,400), and the highest fine for an organisation is VNĐ2 billion ($88,800).

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90 percent factory fume to meet standards in next five years

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Ninety percent of factory fume will be treated to meet standards before being released into the environment in Ho Chi Minh City in the phase of 2016-2020.

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Hội An, biosphere under serious threat

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Too many hydropower projects, poor environmental impact assessments of their dams, and overexploitation of sand are haunting Hội An City and surrounding areas.

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Vietnam – Japan University enrolls students in Japan

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

A workshop was held in Tokyo from November 23-26 to enroll local students for Vietnam – Japan University in 2017.

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Youth, kids become agents of change

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Children of poor families living in the vicinity of the Cái Răng Floating Market in Cần Thơ City are suddenly eager to go to Sunday school.

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CEO dismisses environmental concerns over Taiwan paper mill in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

The chief executive of a Taiwan-invested paper project in Tien Giang has directly addressed allegations that his facility may pollute one of the most important waterways in the southern province and Mekong Delta.

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2,000 youths promise to protect wildlife

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Nearly 2,000 youths in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday partook in an environment festival named “Lac vao hoang da” (Straying in wildland) jointly held by Global Environmental Change and the U.S.-based environmental organization WildAid in Labor Culture House in district 1.

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