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.
IFC helps HCM City in smart urban building Society

IFC helps HCM City in smart urban building

Ho Chi Minh City hopes that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue to help the city deal with challenges in urban transport, infrastructure construction and waste treatment, thus ensuring sustainable development, a local official said on August 12.
Heavy fines still fail to stop littering Society

Heavy fines still fail to stop littering

Regulations imposing heavy fines of up to 7 million VND (308 USD) on those who litter in public areas have been in effect for a year-and-a-half, but the number of violators who have been discovered and fined remains modest, so most city dwellers are indifferent to the fines.
 Illegal landfills block flood drainage Environment

Illegal landfills block flood drainage

Some 80 percent of construction landfills along the capital city’s riverbanks are operating without licences, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.