Air pollution engulfs Hanoi city Environment

Air pollution engulfs Hanoi city

Visible dense haze engulfed Hanoi throughout January 14 with the air quality index (AQI) monitored at most sensor station reaching unhealthy levels from 151 to 193 from early in the morning.
Environment ministry, VFF enhance cooperation Environment

Environment ministry, VFF enhance cooperation

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee held a conference in Hanoi on January 12 to review their cooperation programme for the 2017-2020 period.
Early disaster warning system discussed Society

Early disaster warning system discussed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) held a meeting in Hanoi on January 11 to discuss launching a project on building an early disaster warning system for the mountainous and midland regions.
Ministry asked to speed up green growth criteria Environment

Ministry asked to speed up green growth criteria

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to formulate a set of green growth criteria for Vietnam to better harmonise economic growth with environmental protection.
Vietnam on road to development of carbon market Environment

Vietnam on road to development of carbon market

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in coordination with the World Bank, held a Final Workshop for the “Vietnam Partnership for Market Readiness” project in Hanoi on December 29. After 5 years of implementation, up to now, the project has made basic preparations, paving the way for the formulation of carbon market policies.
Movement against plastic waste reviewed Environment

Movement against plastic waste reviewed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a conference in the central province of Phu Yen on December 14 to review one year of implementing a movement against plastic waste.
Construction waste should be recycled: experts Environment

Construction waste should be recycled: experts

As Vietnam is undergoing infrastructure development which brings mounting waste, recycling construction waste is necessary because it will not only take advantage of the resource but also protect the environment, experts have said.