Workshop talks green construction in Hà Nội
Experts, business representatives and authorities gathered in Hà Nội yesterday at a workshop jointly organised by the Ministry of Construction and the Danish Embassy to Việt Nam to seek ways to promote energy-efficient construction.
Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has asked localities in the central coastal regions to take drastic measures to minimise losses caused by on-going floods.
The lives of residents in Nam Trực District in the northern province of Nam Định have improved over the years thanks to aluminum recycling for handicrafts. But it now seems this was a double-edged sword.
Cumbersome administrative procedure and irrelevant fee collection are hindering the participation of private sector in solid waste management.
Many households in northern Quảng Ninh Province’s Hoành Bồ District have been forced to live with smoke and cement dust discharged from Hạ Long Cement Factory for years.
The provincial People’s Committee recently granted permission for Nghi Sơn Petrochemical Refinery Co. Ltd. to discharge wastewater into the seawater of Hải Yến Commune, Tĩnh Gia District.
All frozen-seafood testing expenses will be covered by part of the US$500-million compensation paid by Taiwanese Hưng Nghiệp Formosa Hà Tĩnh Steel Corporation.
A population of 56 Việt Nam conifer (cunninghamia konishii) trees and 5 phay sừng (Duabanga grandiflora) trees in Pù Hoạt Nature Conservation Centre in central Nghệ An province was recognised as Việt Nam Heritage Tree by Việt Nam Assocation for Conservation of Nature and Environment on Monday
Medical waste is threatening the northern province of Tuyên Quang due to difficulties in treating the hazardous material at local healthcare facilities, said Deputy Director of the provincial Health Department, Đỗ Thị Ngọc Mai.
Three containers holding illegally trafficked elephant tusks hidden inside timber logs weighing a total of one tonne were discovered this morning at Cát Lái Port.