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Twenty-five shark species released into sea

Environment

Twenty-five shark species released into sea

The Vinpearl Land Tourism Joint Stock Company on August 8 released 25 brownbanded bamboo sharks into the sea near the Hon Tre island, the central coastal Nha Trang Bay of Khanh Hoa province in a move to protect the biodiversity of the bay.

ASEAN steps up biodiversity preservation

Environment

ASEAN steps up biodiversity preservation

Deputy Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dato Misran Karmain has stressed on the need to improve awareness of biodiversity-related values and the significance to preserve the values among ASEAN residents.

Waste clean-up to cost 3 million USD

Environment

Waste clean-up to cost 3 million USD

Ho Chi Minh City will spend 60 billion VND (3.15 million USD) to collect and treat hazardous waste accumulated at factories, according to the city People's Committee Vice Chairman Nguyen Trung Tin.

Craft villages leaving water, air severely polluted

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Craft villages leaving water, air severely polluted

The latest environmental survey of the Bac Ninh Department of Natural Resources and Environment showed that water and air in the province's craft villages was seriously polluted, said Ha Minh Hoa, director of the department's Environment Protection Division.

La Nina to bring heavy rain to Vietnam

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La Nina to bring heavy rain to Vietnam

The La Nina weather phenomenon that is developing in the Pacific region will not only drop temperatures but also cause more rain and storms in Asia, including Vietnam, said the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.