The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) responded to the World Wetlands Day with a ceremony in northern Thái Bình Province on Sunday, stressing the role of wetlands in disaster risk reduction.
Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hoà Bình has ordered that phase 1 of sea pollution compensation disbursement must be complete before Tết.
Head of Government Office Mai Tiến Dũng asks the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) to quickly decide and announce the disciplinary measures against responsible individuals and organisations in the Formosa environmental incident early this year.
A project aiming to promote biodiversity in Việt Nam was launched yesterday by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in the northern province of Lào Cai.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has directed the four central provinces devastated by Formosa’s discharge of toxic waste to test sea water at 19 beaches every two weeks.
The Bình Thuận administration has sought to allay concerns over the proposed dumping of 1.5 cubic metres of “materials” into the ocean, saying these are “natural sea sediment,” not industrial waste.
Việt Nam’s sea tourism industry has immense potential for development, yet the sector faces a number of challenges due to increasing environmental pollution.
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 Hà Nội People’s Court yesterday upheld 20-month jail term for Cấn Thị Thêu from Hà Đông District on charges of “causing public disorder” under Article 245 of the Penal Code.
The central region's sea post-Formosa is now safe for all human activity, the environment minister affirmed this morning.