Hanoi’s leader urges completion of wastewater project Society

Hanoi’s leader urges completion of wastewater project

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said he will no longer tolerate any delays to the construction of a wastewater treatment plant that is expected to address long-standing water pollution in the increasingly crowded city.
Ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely Environment

Ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

The noxious odour and level of mud in the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi have decreased dramatically since nano-bioreactor technology has been applied, according to a representative of the Japan Environment and Trade Promotion Organisation (JETRO).
Rivers shoulder burden of waste Environment

Rivers shoulder burden of waste

The water quality in many river basins across the country are facing problems, and in some places, it has been seriously polluted, according to the 2018 national environment report.
Japanese experts share experience in waste management Environment

Japanese experts share experience in waste management

The good management of waste helps ensure urban beauty and safety, protect people’s health, reduce air and water pollution, adapt to climate change and spur economic development, Japanese experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on April 24.
Water pollution getting worse: experts Environment

Water pollution getting worse: experts

Widespread water pollution nationwide has inflicted an estimated economic loss of 11.6 trillion VND (510.7 million USD) in the last ten years and the situation is not getting better.
Da Nang city fines owner of polluting project Environment

Da Nang city fines owner of polluting project

The central city of Da Nang has fined the Sao Vang Nha Trang Joint Stock Company, the owner of the Sapphire Hotel project, 320 million VND (14,000 USD) for not completing an environmental assessment plan before construction.