Despites efforts by authorities, pollution at industrial parks and clusters in the Mekong province of Cà Mau has risen to alarming levels, affecting the lives of local residents.
More than 300ha of oyster farms producing some 500 tonnes of oysters have died in Long Hòa commune, Châu Thành district in southern Trà Vinh province.
At 1am, when most people are sleeping, a small corner near the Quy Nhơn seaport in Hải Cảng Ward, Quy Nhơn City in the central province of Bình Định, is bustling.
The water quality in Hà Nội’s lakes, including 86 in the inner city and 44 on the outskirts, earmarked for renovation has improved markedly after months of dredging and cleaning, experts have announced.
In the last few days, a large amount of fish died en mass along the Phủ River in Tư Nghĩa District, the central province of Quảng Ngãi.
Cà Thị Xoa, from Chiềng La Village in the mountain province of Sơn La, decided to go to Hà Nội to search for a job after her husband went away without saying a word.
Many households in Ninh Giang Township, in the northern province of Hải Dương, have said that their homes and drinking water are heavily polluted.
Over 30,000 tonnes of sulphur have been left in the open at Hoàng Diệu Port in northern Hải Phòng City for 20 days, causing concern over the risk of fire and environmental pollution.
Hà Nội plans to move 117 polluting enterprises from the inner city by 2020, but the blueprint has met a number of obstacles.
Three recent gas asphyxiation deaths in Hải Dương Province has raised alarms about the risks of building substandard biogas systems in rural areas, authority officials and experts said.