Thailand temporarily limits cargo trucks World

Thailand temporarily limits cargo trucks

Thai Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa said on January 16 that all cargo trucks will be temporarily allowed to ply Bangkok streets only on every two days in order to reduce the volume of the city's airborne dust.
Thailand bans single-use plastic bags World

Thailand bans single-use plastic bags

Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags at major stores, continuing a campaign launched by the government and retailers towards a complete ban in 2021 to reduce waste and debris discharged into the sea.
Office asked to beef up cooperation in water resources management Environment

Office asked to beef up cooperation in water resources management

The standing office of the Vietnam National Mekong Committee should continue carrying out cooperation activities in the Mekong River Commission, and sharing experience in integrated water resources management, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh said at a conference in Hanoi on December 24.
PM underlines tasks for environment sector in 2019 Politics

PM underlines tasks for environment sector in 2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 8 pointed out several shortcomings of the environment sector when attending the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s conference to carry out the National Assembly and Government’s resolutions on socio-economic development in 2019.
Minister talks climate change response in Mekong Delta Politics

Minister talks climate change response in Mekong Delta

Climate change response in the Mekong Delta, a region vulnerable to this global phenomenon, continued to be one of the issues that legislators grilled Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha about on November 1.