Vietnam proposes disaster risk reduction measures to UN
15:23 | 11/10/2017 Science - Technology
A Vietnamese representative stressed three measures to reduce disaster risks and cope with climate change based on Vietnam’s practical experience as a country facing frequent natural disasters at a plenary meeting on sustainable development of the UN Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) in New York on October 9.
Campaign to be launched to make the world cleaner
16:31 | 29/08/2017 Environment
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will launch a campaign to make the world cleaner from September 23-30, with the theme of waste management for sustainable rural environment, the ministry announced on August 28.
Vietnam determined to protect the environment: Deputy PM
08:28 | 08/08/2017 Environment
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has affirmed the Vietnamese Government’s determination to protect the environment, with a viewpoint of prioritising the environment over economic development, at a reception held in Hanoi on August for Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).
Formosa should consider environmental issue as crucial to its survival: PM
15:35 | 25/07/2017 Environment
Formosa should regard the environmental issue as crucial to its survival, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, during his July 24 working session with leaders of the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd. (FHS), which was responsible for the severe sea environmental incident in four provinces across central Vietnam last year.