Construction waste should be recycled: experts Environment

Construction waste should be recycled: experts

As Vietnam is undergoing infrastructure development which brings mounting waste, recycling construction waste is necessary because it will not only take advantage of the resource but also protect the environment, experts have said.
Bac Ninh strives to become centrally-run city Politics

Bac Ninh strives to become centrally-run city

The congress of the Party organisation of Bac Ninh province approved a resolution on socio-economic development for 2020-2025 on September 26, which sets a target of turning the northern province of Bac Ninh into a centrally-run city.
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. ​
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.
HCM City plans to build new IP in Binh Chanh Business

HCM City plans to build new IP in Binh Chanh

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has submitted to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc a proposed zoning plan of 1/2000 scale for a new 380-hectare industrial park (IP) in Binh Chanh district.
Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers Business

Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers

Green buildings provide more benefits for investors in the long term than normal buildings and reduce the economic burden for low- and middle-income families, according to general secretary of Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) Nguyen Viet Chien.