Environment

Đồng Nai basin pollution worries officials

Đồng Nai basin pollution worries officials

Officials are deeply concerned about the “serious degradation” of water quality in the Đồng Nai River basin.

HCM City oks temporary “smart parking” lots

HCM City has agreed to the transport department’s proposal to open temporary smart parking lots in downtown areas to meet demand.

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Anger at skeletal sun bears in Indonesian zoo

Animal rights activists Wednesday demanded the closure of an Indonesian zoo after skeletal sun bears were pictured begging for food from visitors and eating their own dung.

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Hanoi chokes on 282 polluted days last year

The air quality report in Hanoi and HCM City announced by the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance has showed Hanoi recorded 282 polluted days last year.

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Central Highlands provinces fail to meet forest replantation target

Provinces in the Central Highlands region failed to achieve their plans on replanting forest in 2016, according to the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.

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Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, according to a UN study.

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Deputy PM underlines environmental safety at alumina plant

Environmental protection and community health must be given priority during the operation of the Nhan Co alumina plant in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said.

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Hanoi to set up garbage collection stations

Urbanisation and a sharp increase in population have presented a number of challenges for Hanoi, one of which is the collection and treatment of household waste in a way that causes minimal impact to the environment.

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