Coping with the urban heat island

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Coping with the urban heat island

It is common knowledge that urban areas emit more heat in a phenomenon known as the ‘urban heat island’ effect. This obviously affects the overall environmental and local quality of life. The use of cool roofs can help reduce this issue.

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Gold miners yet to meet tax obligations

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Experts are calling for stricter penalties on mineral exploitation enterprises, which have intentionally delayed the payment of environmental protection fees and taxes.

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Investors asked to stop building factories near Ha Long Bay

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Investors asked to stop building factories near Ha Long Bay

VietNamNet Bridge – A leader of northern Quang Ninh province has asked ministries and central agencies to halt the construction of new thermoelectric and cement plants near the province’s urban and populous areas, especially Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays, for environmental protection.

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Firms suspended for polluting

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The Natural Resources and Environment Department in the southern province of Tay Ninh has decided to temporarily suspend operation of 44 tapioca and rubber manufacturers for violating environmental regulations.

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Gold miners yet to meet tax obligations

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Gold miners yet to meet tax obligations

Experts are calling for stricter penalties on mineral exploitation enterprises, which have intentionally delayed the payment of environmental protection fees and taxes.

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Smuggler accuses environmental cop of ordering tiger and bear

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Smuggler accuses environmental cop of ordering tiger and bear

A convicted wildlife smuggler claims that the man who allegedly ordered a tiger and a bear from him in 2007 was a senior official in Vietnam's environmental police force.

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Hung Yen fines firm for polluting

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

The northern province of Hung Yen's People's Committee has fined a local company more than VND120 million (US$5,700) for violating environmental regulations.

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Hung Yen fines firm for environmental pollution

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

Hung Yen fines firm for environmental pollution

The northern province of Hung Yen's People's Committee has fined a local company more than VND120 million (US$5,700) for violating environmental regulations.

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VN struggles to retain scientists

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

VN struggles to retain scientists

Viet Nam needs to provide adequate salaries for young scientists in order to keep them motivated and develop the next generation of researchers, said Director of the Institute of Materials Science Nguyen Quang Liem at a workshop this week.

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ASEAN senior officials on environment wrap up meeting

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment (ASOEN) wrapped up their 25th meeting in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on August 28.

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Investors asked to stop building factories near Ha Long Bay

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

A leader of northern Quang Ninh province has asked ministries and central agencies to halt the construction of new thermoelectric and cement plants near the province’s urban and populous areas, especially Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays, for environmental protection.

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National Day of Vietnam celebrated in South Africa

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VOV News English 7 day(s) ago

(VOV) - More than 400 Vietnamese and foreign delegates attended a meeting in Pretoria capital on August 26 to mark Vietnam’s 69th National Day (September 2).

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Regional environment senior officials gather in Laos

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Regional environment senior officials gather in Laos

The 25th Meeting of the ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment (ASOEN) kicked off in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on August 26.

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Art performances to increase environmental protection

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Art performances will be held in several craft villages in the Nhue-Day river basin, a seriously contaminated river ecosystem.

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OV bemoan rules on used machine import

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

OV bemoan rules on used machine import

VietNamNet Bridge – Overseas Vietnamese (OV) on last week voiced concerns over a new circular on second-hand machine imports, saying the new rules would hit their operations.

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