HCM City achieves four goals in pollution reduction
HCM City was able to reach four of its 16 goals in pollution reduction as part of its 2016-2020 programme to reduce pollution, according to city authorities speaking at a conference held on Friday in the city.
Flood prevention works in HCM City between 2016 and 2020 are estimated to cost more than VNĐ96.3 trillion (US$4.2 billion), according to its Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme.
A chemical factory project, originally set to be opened not far from the World Heritage of Hạ Long Bay, is sparking public concerns in the northeastern province.
Phạm Văn Tân, 78, of HCM City’s Lạc Long Quân District, with wrinkled and tanned skin, is using a wooden stick with an iron hook to pick up waste in Cầu Mé Canal as usual.
An illegal logging site has been found in part of the Kôn River protected forest – the fourth recorded case of logging violations in the central province since January.
Hà Nội witnessed severe air pollution exceeding air quality guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on nine out of every 10 days in the first three months of 2018.
A tree that is believed to be 1,000 years old was recently discovered in Vũ Quang National Park in central Hà Tĩnh Province.
Various cultural activities will take place to call on people and tourism enterprises to protect the sea environment as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a campaign entitled ‘Blue Vietnamese Sea’ yesterday in Hà Nội.
The hot weaher has brought more patients to hospitals in Hà Nội in the past week due to exhaustion and summer diseases.
Dozens of fish were found dead in four detention basins in the past few weeks in the coastal province of Quảng Ninh, emanating a stench.