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Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Environment

Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam is one of Asia’s five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, according to international organisations. With 13 million tonnes of waste released to the ocean every year, the country ranks 17th in the world for ocean plastic waste pollution.

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.