Fourteen houses and two house floors in My Hoi Dong Commune, Cho Moi district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang fell into the Hau River due to riverbank erosion on April 22.
A seminar introducing Korean energy technology to Vietnamese enterprises took place in Ho Chi Minh City on April 20, attracting representatives from nearly 60 firms and research institutes.
Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has stated that the US companies and Monsanto in particular need to hold responsibility for assisting efforts to recover from Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin.
Ensuring water security is becoming an urgent matter of Vietnam in the context that climate change is causing bad impact on all aspects of the life from socio-economic affairs to the environment.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang is preparing to prevent and respond to drought and salinity to ensure production and water supply, as the locality is set to experience hotter-than-average temperatures this summer.
The United Nations (UN) vows to make long-term cooperation with the Vietnamese Government to cope with climate change, UN Resident Coordinator to Vietnam Kamal Malhotra has said.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Binh Dinh province has ordered three titanium exploitation companies to suspend operations, which have continued for the last three years despite expired licences.
Vietnam needs to improve the quality of weather forecasting and enhance international co-operation to prepare for natural disasters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting on April 17.
The country’s wild bear population has declined sharply over the past 20 years, according to recent surveys carried out in 22 protected areas.
The Central Highlands region is mobilising resources to prevent forest fires as it is the peak of the dry season, which begins in November and ends in April every year.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is paying heed to the development of an irrigation system to cope with climate change, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Mai Anh Nhin has said.
The El Nino phenomenon is highly likely to occur late this year, causing unpredictable storms during the second half of the rainy season, the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said.
The customs at Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City, in coordination with the police, has seized seven pieces of rhino horn weighing nearly 5 kg.
Hundreds of trees were planted at Ben En National Park in the central province of Thanh Hoa during the forest planting festival held by Canon Vietnam in the locality on April 16.
A project on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, launched by Oxfam organisation, has benefited 15 communes in three coastal districts of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.
Binh Dinh has invested more than 1.6 trillion VND mobilised from sources in relieving damage caused by natural disasters in late 2016, said Ho Quoc Dung, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
As many as 30 out of 32 industrial zones of the southern province of Dong Nai have built wastewater treatment plants with combined capacity of more than 135,000 cubic metres per day, said the provincial People’s Committee.
The seafood market in the central province of Quang Binh has heated up again after the sea was declared to become safe following the environmental incident caused by Formosa one year ago.