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Denmark, Vietnam launch joint campaign to reduce food wastage

HCMC - Denmark’s Deputy Head of Mission Louise Holmsgaard and Nguyen Anh Minh, deputy director of the International Cooperation Department under the Vietnamese Ministry...

Lam Dong spends VND48 billion to clear up Cam Ly waste dump

HCMC – The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has approved a project worth more than VND48 billion (over US$2 million) to isolate and...

Hanoi pilots support program for old motorbike exchange

HCMC – The Hanoi government has rolled out a pilot support program allowing locals to exchange their old motorcycles that have been used for...

GE to supply 12 wind turbines for Mekong Delta’s two wind farms

HCMC - On September 3, GE Renewable Energy announced that it had secured two 30 MW contracts to supply 12 wind turbines to support...

Hanoi residents advised to avoid going outdoors due to air pollution

HCMC - Environmental experts have advised the residents of Hanoi City to limit outdoor activities as the air quality index at many monitoring stations...

International plastic waste center to be built in Vietnam

HCMC – Proposed by the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has issued a decision concretizing a...

Untreated waste on Phu Quoc sparks concern

CAN THO - Phu Quoc Island off the southern province of Kien Giang has been a tourist hotspot of the Mekong Delta region, but...

Free motorbike exhaust emission evaluation program sees lackluster response

HCMC – Despite HCMC introducing a pilot program to conduct free checks on motorcycle exhaust emissions from May 15, only 1,290 motorbikes participated in the program...

Bushfires break out in Nghe An, Ha Tinh due to hot spell

HCMC – Bushfires broke out in the north-central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh due to a hot spell yesterday, June 29, destroying...

PRO Vietnam members join hands to recycle waste

QUANG NAM - Since they began operations one year ago, members of the Packaging Recycling Organization (PRO) Vietnam have collected 7,000 tons of paper...

Latest news

CAAV proposes withdrawing BlueSky’s aviation business license

HCMC – The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has written to the Ministry of Transport proposing it cancel the general aviation business license...

HCMC, Hanoi asked to make wearing face masks in public mandatory

HCMC – The prime minister has instructed localities to continue adopting Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures and ordered Hanoi and HCMC authorities to...

Vietnam to receive ultra-large container vessel

HCMC – The 214,121-DWT Margrethe Maersk, one of the world’s largest container ships, is set to arrive at the Cai Mep International Terminal in...

Hundred firefighters tackle fire at Binh Duong-based company

HCMC – Around 100 firefighters and a dozen fire trucks were mobilized to extinguish a blaze that broke out at a waste facility of...

Ministry confirms three more imported Covid-19 cases

HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed three new Covid-19 patients who were quarantined after returning to Vietnam from Angola on October 20,...
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