Vietnamese wins ASEANO sponsorship for plastic pollution research ASEAN

Vietnamese wins ASEANO sponsorship for plastic pollution research

Nguyen Thi Trang, a Vietnamese predoctoral fellow at the Asian Institute of Technology and three other researchers from Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand have received 30,000 USD sponsorship from a research grant competition of the ASEAN-Norwegian Cooperation Project on Local Capacity Building for Reducing Plastic Pollution in the ASEAN Region (ASEANO).
Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution Environment

Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Directorate of Fisheries, in collaboration with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Center for Supporting Green Development (Greenhub), held a workshop on September 25 to tackle the issue of ocean plastic waste in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions Environment

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion, participants at a workshop heard on November 29 in Hanoi.
Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers World

Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers

The southern city of Lamitan in the Philippines has turned discarded plastic bottles into tulips in a garden of thousands of colourful flowers, capturing tourists’ attention and building awareness about recycling.
PM praises establishment of recycling organisation Society

PM praises establishment of recycling organisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised domestic and multinational companies in the food and beverages industry for their initiative of setting up PRO Vietnam, an organisation for recycling packaging materials.