Vietnam urges Houthi rebels to cooperate with UN in oil tanker issue Politics

Vietnam urges Houthi rebels to cooperate with UN in oil tanker issue

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), has called on relevant parties, especially Houthi rebels, to create favourable conditions for UN experts to address the issue related to an oil tanker off Yemen waters to avert an environmental catastrophe.
Da Nang marks World Ocean Day Environment

Da Nang marks World Ocean Day

The central city of Da Nang on June 2 held a meeting in Son Tra district to celebrate the World Ocean Day (June 8) and the Vietnam Sea and Island Week.
Efforts made to tackle post-storm oil spill threat Environment

Efforts made to tackle post-storm oil spill threat

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha visited Quy Nhon beach in central Binh Dinh province on November 7 to inspect the search for missing sailors and direct response to possible oil spills from sunk freighters in storm Damrey.
Oil pumped out to rescue vessel Chemroad Journey Society

Oil pumped out to rescue vessel Chemroad Journey

Nearly 300 tonnes of oil carried by the foreign vessel Chemroad Journey stranded near Phu Quy Island off Binh Thuan province, were pumped into its aft tanks to lighten it and raise the bow section of its grounded tanks on June 18.
Thai oil firm suspends investment in Indonesia World

Thai oil firm suspends investment in Indonesia

Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production announced it will stop its investments in Indonesia after being filed for a two-billion-USD compensation by the Indonesian Government over the oil spill in 2009.
Students sweep awards at green contest Society

Students sweep awards at green contest

Students from northern mountainous Tuyen Quang and Lao Cai provinces swept the first prizes in the Green Creativeness Contest held to unearth outstanding environmental protection ideas and models.
Quang Nam holds oil spill response exercise Society

Quang Nam holds oil spill response exercise

The central province of Quang Nam on October 18 organised an oil spill response exercise at the Chu Lai – Truong Hai Port with the participation of hundreds of specialised vehicles and relevant forces