HCM City seeks to develop electric bus system Society

HCM City seeks to develop electric bus system

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport has proposed that the municipal People's Committee use electric vehicles for its bus rapid transit (BRT) system to emit less noise and reduce air pollution.
Vietnam actively contributes to ASEAN environmental cooperation Environment

Vietnam actively contributes to ASEAN environmental cooperation

Vietnam will actively join activities of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC), as well as continue its coordinating role in performing relevant activities in 2021, according to the ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment (ASOEN)’s office in Vietnam (ASOEN Vietnam Office).
Vietnam enhances air pollution control Environment

Vietnam enhances air pollution control

Ministries and sectors should work together and take drastic action to carry out Prime Ministerial Directive No 03/CT-TTg on enhancing air pollution control, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan said at a meeting on January 28.
PM wants old motorbikes off the streets Society

PM wants old motorbikes off the streets

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Ministry of Transport to work with localities to take old motor vehicles that do not meet circulation standards off the roads.
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.
Thailand moves to deal with air pollution World

Thailand moves to deal with air pollution

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered Government agencies to take drastic actions to fight the air pollution that has plagued Bangkok and its surrounding provinces in recent days.