Japan to provide Vietnam with clean coal tech

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SaiGon GP English 17 hour(s) ago

Japan’s coal enterprises are ready to transfer clean coal technology to Vietnam’s firms to reduce emissions and enhance efficiency in the electricity sector, said Noboru Aoki, head of the environment division at New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation.

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Former top Vietnamese official implicated in Formosa scandal asks to resign as legislator

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

A former top provincial official who was among those punished by the government for their roles in the notorious Formosa environmental disaster has asked to step down as a delegate of the lawmaking National Assembly, citing “health reasons.”

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Saigon’s little expats turn environmental saviors on Earth Day

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Many children joined their parents to be part of a street clean-up on Saturday’s Earth Day in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietnamese woman cycles across Vietnam to collect litter

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

A Vietnamese woman has spent 69 days cycling from north to south so as to collect rubbish as a way to spread environmental awareness.

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U.S. Ambassador & 1,000 volunteers join environmental protection

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

The United States Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius and 1,000 young people joined in environmental protection at Thong Nhat (Reunification) Park in Hanoi to respond to the Earth Day program 2017.

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Three Nepali cyclists on green tour arrives in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Three Nepali men embarking on a cycling tour across Asia to spread the message of environmental protection have arrived in Ho Chi Minh City this week.

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Experts prompt heavy-handed crackdown on motorbikes

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

HCMC must make a breakthrough, a revolution to solve severe rampant traffic jam by urgently limiting and proceeding to a ban on motorbikes in some routes to the center of the city.

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Projects in hi-tech agriculture to get more support

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has drafted a Decree on encouraging businesses investing in agriculture and rural areas, which proposes assistance in investment in agriculture applying high technology, training human resources and developing consumption market.

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Handbook helps banks weigh projects

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The State Bank of Viet Nam has coordinated with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to prepare a handbook on social and environmental risk assessment for 10 economic sectors serving credit operations of commercial banks.

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Endangered species poached in protected areas: WWF

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Illegal poaching, logging and fishing of sometimes critically endangered species is taking place in nearly half of the world's most protected natural sites, environmental campaigners WWF warned Tuesday.

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Dragon Capital Group offsets entire annual emissions

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Dragon Capital Group (DCG) announced that it has offset all of its annual carbon emissions by purchasing Voluntary Emission Reduction (VER) certificate from a Vietnamese rural biogas project.

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Exhibition raises marine environmental awareness

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

An exhibition called “Altered Cloud II” aiming to raise the awareness of the community for the protection of the marine environment opened at Then Café in Hue City from April 15-28.

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PM halts US$10.6 billion steel plant

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has halted construction of the US$10.6-billion Hoa Sen Ca Na steel plant in south-central Ninh Thuan Province, while requiring more studies to be completed on the consumer demand and the environmental impact of the plant.

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PM halts US$10.6 billion steel plant

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has halted construction of the US$10.6-billion Hoa Sen Cà Ná steel plant in south-central Ninh Thuận Province, while requiring more studies to be completed on the consumer demand and the environmental impact of the plant.

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Vietnam PM halts $10.6 billion steel plant on environmental concern

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam's prime minister halted work at a $10.6 billion steel plant on concern over its environmental impact, in an effort to prevent another "Formosa incident", local media reported, citing a government statement.

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