Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official Environment

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from the Northern Airports Authority under the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
Binh Dinh wants two large projects to seek FDI Business

Binh Dinh wants two large projects to seek FDI

The central province of Binh Dinh has proposed two large projects to be added to the list of those calling for foreign direct investment (FDI) in a recent report sent to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Investment management towards smart, green cities Society

Investment management towards smart, green cities

The Ministry of Construction is drafting an amended Decree on the management of urban development and investment, which includes regulations on regional urban development, as well as building green growth urban areas, ecological and smart cities, and climate change-resilient cities.
Waste-to-power: A chance to deal with waste pollution Environment

Waste-to-power: A chance to deal with waste pollution

About 50,000 tonnes of waste are dumped into the environment every day, about 35,000 tonnes of which are dumped into urban areas. In order to address such a large volume of waste, it is necessary to issue priority policies on waste-to-power technology. ​
Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An Environment

Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An

Reserving a 2,600sq.m garden in Dong Na village in Cam Ha commune – a farming intensive suburban area of Hoi An – local farmers and businesses have joined hands to debut the first zero-waste agriculture and tourism zone in promoting ‘green’ tourism product in the tourism hub.
No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution: MONRE Environment

No appropriate solutions implemented to improve pollution: MONRE

An increase in the number of industrial zones has been polluting Vietnam’s environment, and there are no appropriate solutions in place, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) warned in its draft 2019 report on environment protection released earlier this week.