Although pleased to know his house will be relocated from the filthy slum along the Đôi Canal in District 8, resident Huỳnh Văn Quý of HCM City is worried he won’t be able to afford a new home.
The central city should all to build it as the most livable city in Việt Nam, a must see destination of tourism and investment in the future, as well as a successful host of the 2017 APEC Summit later this year.
Some 150 scientists gathered in Hà Nội to discuss how to develop environmentally friendly, economically viable and energy efficient process to treat and preserve the world’s limited water resources.
So far, the province is home to 740 projects, capitalised at $4.38 billion. Of them, 69 were financed by foreign investors from 15 countries and territories with capital totaling more than $11.63 billion.
Most small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh are unaware of their corporate social responsibility and responsibility to protect the environment.
The Embassy of Vietnam in India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held a workshop in New Delhi to introduce business opportunities in Vĩnh Phúc.
Bình Dương Province authorities on October 9 fined Việt Hương 2 Industrial Park VNĐ1.96 billion (US$86,300) for discharging untreated wastewater into the Sài Gòn River.
HCM City and Bình Dương Province People’s Committee have agreed to collaborate on treating pollution at Ba Bò Canal during the 2017-18.
The central province of Quang Nam has fined Taiwan-invested garment factory Vast Apparel Việt Nam VNĐ350 million (US$15,500) for discharging sub-standard waste-water into the environment.
Việt Nam needs a national strategy to combine environmental protection with socio-economic development policies.