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Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags

Environment

Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags

When a bill on amendments and supplements to the Law on Environmental Protection Tax is approved by the National Assembly, environmental protection taxes on HCFC (hydro-choloro-flouro-carbon) solution and plastic bags might be raised because these products have critical impacts on the environment, said a finance official.

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

Environment

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

The Mekong Delta region, home to about 18 million people, is Vietnam’s largest agriculture hub. However, the region faces serious erosion in river and sea banks due to climate change and human factors.