New plastic waste policies urgently needed: experts Environment

New plastic waste policies urgently needed: experts

Collective action from the Vietnamese government, the private sector and consumers is essential to combat one of the great environmental challenges facing the world, the excess of plastic waste in oceans and water sources, a United Nations (UN) official said on June 6.
Japanese experts share experience in waste management Environment

Japanese experts share experience in waste management

The good management of waste helps ensure urban beauty and safety, protect people’s health, reduce air and water pollution, adapt to climate change and spur economic development, Japanese experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on April 24.
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.
Japan supports Vietnam in pollution control Environment

Japan supports Vietnam in pollution control

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) and Japan’s Industrial Science and Technology and Environment Bureau signed an agreement on September 4 to promote cooperation in human resources development in the field of pollution control in Vietnam.