Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha at the Question-and-Answer session (Photo: VNA)

National Assembly grill environment minister on pollution

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha was grilled about serious pollution in Nhue and Day rivers at the National Assembly on October 30, the first day of Question-and-Answer at the NA’s on-going 6th session.

HCMC to install cameras to catch litterbugs

HCMC to install cameras to catch litterbugs

Ho Chi Minh City will have video surveillance to curb dumping of garbage on the streets, said Deputy Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Huynh Cach Mang in the television program “ Listen and talk” focusing on administrative fine on environment pollution in public places and residential quarters.


Officials show commitments at the launch of the national campaign to combat plastic pollution on October 12 (Photo: VNA)

Nationwide campaign launched to combat plastic pollution

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12, calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.
Smart solutions to solve global issue of plastic pollution

Smart solutions to solve global issue of plastic pollution

“Rethink plastic Vietnam” seminar was held yesterday in HCMC with the participant of Dr. Carel Richter, Consul General of the Netherlands in HCMC; Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DoNRE), Dutch Business Association Vietnam, domestic, international researchers and businesses.
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.