Hồ Chí Minh City Urban Railways No.1 Company Limited, which has run out of money for its operation, has sent a document to the Government Office asking for the Prime Minister's permission to let the People’s Committee of the HCM City make an advance payment for the company’s operating costs.
Nguỵ Thị Khanh, former head of NGO GreenId and known for her advocation to cut down coal-fired power, was handed prison sentence for economic crimes, not her environmental activism, spokesperson for the foreign ministry Lê Thị Thu Hằng said on Thursday.
The appeal trial has begun in the case of former Chairman of the Hà Nội People's Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung and other defendants over the purchase of Redoxy-3C to treat polluted lakes in the city.
Results of dioxin treatment technology tested at Biên Hòa airport, the most contaminated spot in Việt Nam, were released at a seminar in Hà Nội on Wednesday.
To keep the Long Thành International Airport project on schedule, the government has established an inter-disciplinary working team of officials from the transport and construction ministries and a deputy minister of transport will visit the construction site weekly to push the pace of the project.
For the past few years, ramie (a flowering plant of the nettle family) has gradually replaced local crops such as corn and cassava in Vân Hồ District, in the northern province of Sơn La, and the multipurpose plant has brought better incomes to residents.
In a recent interview with Sài Gòn Giải Phóng (Liberated Sài Gòn) newspaper, head of the Climate Change Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Tăng Thế Cường talks about the potentials of implementing carbon pricing in Việt Nam in its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The procuracy agency of Osaka has proposed a sentence of 18 years in jail for a Dominican man who allegedly murdered a Vietnamese student in the Japanese prefecture.
Phạm Vũ Hồng Sơn, 37, a lecturer at Hồ Chí Minh City University of Technology, has become the youngest lecturer at the university being appointed as Associate Professor.