Some 10ha of forest in U Minh Hạ National Park in the southernmost Cà Mau Province was destroyed by a fire that broke out yesterday afternoon and lasted until 2am.
The information on mercury pollution in the air in Hà Nội, which would cause serious harms to people’s health, was inaccurate and caused public panic, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced on April26, 2016.
The Biodiversity Conservation Centre, GreenViet, has launched a communication campaign to protect the red-shanked douc langur (Pygathryx nemaeus) in the Sơn Trà Nature Reserve in this city.
On average, seven or eight out of every 10 deaths have stemmed from cancer in recent years in villages in the northern Bắc Giang Province.
Heavy lorries carrying stones have been driving around the clock and making a terrible and dusty environment in Phú Mẫn Commune, in Hà Nội’s Quốc Oai district.
Heavy rain has drenched much of the northern province of Quảng Ninh yesterday, forcing local authorities to relocate residents from areas in risk of flood and landslide.
The People’s Committee of HCM City has granted an investment licence to the Trungnam Group to implement the first phase of a flood-prevention project worth VNĐ10 trillion (US$446.42 million).
Police and customs officers yesterday recovered two suitcases containing elephant tusks and ivories at Nội Bài International Airport in Hà Nội.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a directive providing technical know-how for coffee and pepper growers in the Central Highlands and Southeast regions to combat the prolonged drought in these areas.
The worst drought ever recorded in Việt Nam has prompted the government and the public to brainstorm strategies on using water sources intelligently for food security and poverty reduction.