Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia
15:31 | 17/05/2019 Environment
French non-governmental organisation GRET Vietnam and partners held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 15 to discuss solid waste management in suburban, small and medium-sized urban areas in Southeast Asia, within the framework of a project on waste management in rural areas.
Finland helps Vietnam with waste management
15:39 | 13/05/2019 Environment
Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Finnish delegation led by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto on May 10 discussed issues regarding global climate change, thus pushing ahead with bilateral cooperation plans in waste management and energy solutions.
Clean water plant inaugurated in Long An
16:20 | 28/04/2019 Environment
Nhi Thanh clean water plant with total investment of 650 billion VND (more than 27.9 million USD) was put into operation in Thu Thua district, the Mekong Delta province of Long An on April 20.
PM calls for more efforts to reduce the use of plastic bags
14:10 | 08/04/2019 Environment
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to several supermarkets praising them for using natural materials instead of plastic bags in wrapping goods, while calling for associations and business community to join hands with the Government to reduce plastic waste.
Practicing energy saving to protect ozone layer
15:33 | 01/04/2019 Environment
The year 2019 marked 11 consecutive years of Vietnam responding to the Earth Hour campaign. Under the motto ‘Saving energy, Protecting the Earth’, the campaign calls on the community to actively work to protect the "common house" of people.