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Toward a modern and regular natural resources and environment sector

Speaking at the meeting on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (August 5, 2002 – August 5, 2017), Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha proposed that the whole sector further strengthensits achievements, overcome shortcomings and limitations in order to build and develop the sector toward modern and regular; To efficiently manage...

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Make a breakthrough on land to develop special economic zones

Currently, there are three localities, namely Van Don (Quang Ninh), Van Phong (Khanh Hoa) and Phu Quoc (Kien Giang), which have been developed as special administrative and economic units (also known as specialized economic zones). This establishment of special economic zones is to create breakthroughs...

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Hanoi handling withpollution in four major rivers

"Focusing on development and implementation of solutions tocreate landscape and water pollution treatment in order to step by step to revive four rivers, including: To Lich, Tich, Nhue and Day is one of the specific objectives in the Resolution No. 11-NQ/TW on "Strengthening environmental protection...

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Towards an Eco-Industrial Park model

The development of an eco-industrial zone model which combining between economic benefits and environmental protection is known as a new direction in Vietnam. However, there are still many challenges

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Ocean Rescue Initiative

7-Eleven Vietnam in collaboration with Triip.me, Mekong Business Initiative (a project of the Australian Government and the Asian Development Bank) launched the contest "Ocean rescue initiative" on July 11 with the aim of reducing plastic waste pollution in the ocean.

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PC of Quang Binh works with ADB on the “Environmental development to adapt to climate change in Dong Hoi city” project.

Leaders of Quang Binh Provincial People's Committee and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have been working to implement the project "Development of environment and urban infrastructure for coping with climate change in Dong Hoi city".

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Vietnam assists Laos in developing mapping data for planning, socio-economic development and natural resources and environmentmonitoring

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam has funded the project “Building baseline terrain database for planning, socio-economic development and monitoring of natural resources and environment of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic”for the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic with the coordination...

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Promoting the application of Remote Sensing Technology in Vietnam

This is the topic discussed by national and international experts at the workshop “Remote Sensing Technology for Vietnam's Sustainable Economic Development - Land Based Approach”, organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Forecasting storms in the East Sea in 2017

According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), from now until the end of 2017, the possibility of occurrence of El Nino can be decreased. Storms in the East Sea will occurwith more frequent, especially in the North and Middle of the East Sea.

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Vetiver grass in remediation of contaminated soil

On August 8, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius announced that a research project on using Vetiver grass for dioxin-contaminated soil recovery at Bien Hoa Airport, Dong Nai has received funding from United State. The research project is led by Dr. Ngo Thi Thuy Huong from Institute of Geosciences and...

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