Pollution hotspots need much stricter control Environment

Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Fewer new pollution hotspots have been found in Vietnam in the past few years, but vigilance is needed to control potential risks, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration has said.
Southern region leads in green growth action plans Environment

Southern region leads in green growth action plans

The southern region is leading the country in promulgating action plans to promote green growth, an expert said at a review conference on the implementation of the Vietnam Green Growth Strategy held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 14.
Society

Workplace accidents on the rise in rural areas

Professor Doctor Le Van Trinh, head of the National Institute of Labour Protection, said there was still not an office in charge of controlling labour accidents and occupational diseases in rural areas.
Society

Dyke violation crackdown in Hanoi

Dyke violations are reducing their effectiveness in the approaching storm season yet little has been done to resolve the issue, said Hanoi’s Flood and Dyke Management Department director Do Duc Thinh.