John Sechrest, founder of the Seattle Angel Conference, the Lean Startup Seattle Group discussed with researchers and entrepreneurs at the “Vietnam Challenge for Our Environment

“Vietnam Challenge for Our Environment” launched

The “Vietnam Challenge for Our Environment” was launched yesterday by the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, in partnership with Hatch! and Swiss EP to create practical solutions for agricultural, industrial, and household waste, and solve plastic, carbon, and chemical pollution problems.
HCMC to suffer consequence from plastic waste

HCMC to suffer consequence from plastic waste

Reports from two waste treatment plants operated by Vietstar and Tam Sinh Nghia showed that of 60 tons of plastic garbage in Ho Chi Minh City everyday, a small quantity of plastic bags are recycled; subsequently, the city is highly likely to suffer a lot from plastic pollution.
Wastewater from some firms has contaminated Hung Yen’s river and canal systems

Hung Yen province to tighten environmental control

The Red River Delta province of Hung Yen has raised the alarm over environmental pollution as many local companies continue to discharge untreated wastewater despite strict punishments by authorities.

Dredging Ruot Ngua canal is one of activities in response to the World Cleanup Day 2018 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC undertakes activities in response to World Cleanup Day 2018

In response to the World Cleanup Day 2018 as well as contribute to the program “ Reducing environment pollution for the period 2016-2020”, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment has launched a campaign to tackle environmental issues eliminating pollution hotspots.
Thailand eyes pollution tax for motorcycles

Thailand eyes pollution tax for motorcycles

Officials from Thailand’s Excise Department are now studying the possibility of charging pollution tax on motorcycles similar to cars in accordance with the emission of CO2.