Teacher wins award for best Powerpoint lecture on wildlife protection
A teacher at Vo Van Tan Secondary School in Tan Binh District won first prize in a contest on Powerpoint lesson on wildlife protection.
Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said 13 households involved in the recycling of lead should be shifted out of the northern Hung Yen Province's Dong Mai craft village immediately.
NA debates sea and island development
National Assembly (NA) deputies yesterday debated the draft Law on Sea and Island Natural Resources and Environment yesterday. It will form a legal framework for the State's management of its sea and islands.
Authorised agencies to collect waste products from consumers
Under a new decision issued by Prime Minister, authorised agencies will collect and treat waste products such as batteries, electrical and electronic equipment, lubricants, and tyres from July 1, 2016.
Dong Nai project report is ‘scientifically baseless'
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MoNRE) will ask the Government to postpone a controversial urban development project on the Dong Nai riverbank.
Project to restore HA Giang's biodiversity by 2020
A project to plan and restore biodiversity by 2020 and create a vision for northern Ha Giang Province by 2030 has attracted the attention of experts and scientific organisations.
Long An households suffer water shortage
Nearly 500 households in the southern province of Long An's Tan Trach Commune have been suffering serious water shortages for several months due to the ongoing severe drought.
Burning waste not answer to pollution
The northern provinces of Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang and Phu Tho have spent billions of dong on waste incinerators to deal with pollution, but they could be making the problem worse, according to Tuoi Tre Thu Do (Capital Youth) newspaper.
Pollution returns to City's canals
Several canals in HCM City have been seriously polluted by junk and waste thrown in by neighbouring residents. Phan Van Han Canal in Binh Thanh District is now bubbling with waste. The water is black and stinks and floats back into the homes of those who created the problem.
Experts examine growing threat to Viet Nam's dwindling biodiversity
Viet Nam's struggle with its degrading biodiversity was the top concern expressed by experts at a meeting commemorating International Day for Biological Diversity at Botanical Garden, Ha Noi, on Friday.
Scientists have proposed the establishment of a state company specialised in storing radioactive waste ahead of the construction of two nuclear power plants in Ninh Thuan province.
Funds provided for disaster risk effort
Funds provided for disaster risk effort

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) are assisting Viet Nam in disaster risk management, particularly in risks related to climate change.

Policies need to be put into practice

Cao Si Kiem, president of the Viet Nam Small and Medium Enterprises Association, talks to Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper about incentive policies

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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.