HCM City seeks new construction materials to replace sand Society

HCM City seeks new construction materials to replace sand

Ho Chi Minh City plans to call for investment in new materials that could replace sand used in some construction projects in response to an increase in illegal sand mining activities, according to Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee.
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.
Vietnam's tourism resources under threat Travel

Vietnam's tourism resources under threat

The emerging mass tourism in coastal provinces in recent years has destroyed natural beauty spots at a furious pace. And in the next five years, Vietnam may lose all tourism resources.
Front President meets constituents in Can Tho Politics

Front President meets constituents in Can Tho

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man met constituents in Thot Not district in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 22 following the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly.
Illegal sand mining damages Hanoi’s dyke Environment

Illegal sand mining damages Hanoi’s dyke

Night after night, thousands of cubic metres of sand and gravel have been illegally mined from a portion of the Cau River, causing erosion and affecting the dyke system for 200ha of agricultural land, online newspaper phapluatplus.vn reported.
Vietnam faces severe sand shortage Business

Vietnam faces severe sand shortage

Poor planning and management of sand mining has led to a stunning but unsurprising warning: Vietnam is very likely to run out of sand in less than 15 years.