People living alongside Nhuệ and Đáy rivers in Hà Nội and Hà Nam Province have been suffering severe water pollution for years. But the situation has not yet been solved. Kinh Tế & Đô Thị (Economy & Urban Affairs) talked with Hoàng Văn Thức, vice director of Việt Nam Environment Administration (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment) about the issues.
CNN will be broadcasting a short film on Hà Nội in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East from June 16 to 28.
The chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee has approved the adjustments of detailed planning for Hà Nội’s hi-biotechnology park in Tây Tựu, Liên Mạc, Minh Khai and Thụy Phương Wards, Bắc Từ Liêm District.
The Nhuệ-Đáy river basin continues to suffer from pollution despite a range of environmental protection projects that have been carried out by several agencies, including Hà Nội’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
A study by Việt Nam’s Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change has suggested using aquatic plants to purify the contaminated water of Hà Nội’s
There are no other villages like Đông Cứu. It once supplied royal people with their special clothes for important ceremonies.
The capital city still has 18 locations at risk of flooding with total rainfall of 50-100mm per two hours, according to head of the Hà Nội Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company.
Eighteen locations in Hà Nội are at risk of flooding during the rainy season of this year since the city’s drainage system has been overloaded.
The Hà Nội People’s Committee has decided to give VNĐ120 billion (US$5.3 million) to pay in advance of salary for 3,700 workers at irrigational enterprises in Hà Nội, who did not receive their full salary over the past five months.