Thailand: Roadmap to tackle plastic waste approved World

Thailand: Roadmap to tackle plastic waste approved

The Thai Cabinet has approved a roadmap to tackle plastic waste in the years 2018-2030 to reduce the use of plastic and end the use of certain types of plastic because of its increasing harm to the environment.
German agency aids climate change mitigation project Environment

German agency aids climate change mitigation project

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on June 10 launched a project worth 4 million EUR (5.4 million USD) supporting nationally appropriate climate change mitigation actions in Vietnam.
Business

Vietnam pursues green economy: forum

A forum on creating a greener Vietnamese economy took place in Hanoi from February 28 to March 1 with Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong attending.
Environment

Binh Duong works to cope with climate change

The southern province of Binh Duong on November 5 approved a programme on the active response to climate change, natural resources management enhancement and environmental protection in the 2016-2020 period.
Business

Investors sow the seeds for carbon credits in Vietnam

Vietnam’s fertile forest land and forest ecology can help reduce green house gas emissions and climate change. But the country may prove to be well placed to help satisfy the world’s growing demand for green development. Report by the Vietnam Investment Review.
ADB finances metro line project in Hanoi Society

ADB finances metro line project in Hanoi

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vietnam on Oct. 13 signed a 293 million USD loan agreement for construction of a metro line to reduce critical traffic congestion in Hanoi .