The functional forces carry out detoxification at Rang Dong company

Over 12 tons of mercury waste collected from Rang Dong fire

More than 100 officers, soldiers and civilian personnel yesterday made their efforts in the detoxification and handling of environmental pollution after the fire in a store of bulb lights of Rang Dong company. 
25,000 Vietnamese people die of liver cancer annually

25,000 Vietnamese people die of liver cancer annually

Liver cancer is the fastest growing cause of cancer death in Vietnam with more than 25,000 cases yearly, said the two-day scientific seminar in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue, said the Hue Central Hospital and the Vietnam Liver and Bile Association at the seminar.
Plastic waste collection in Tan Tap beach, Long An province (Photo: SGGP)

Plastic waste elimination efforts underway in Vietnam

Being one of five nations releasing the most plastic waste into the ocean with about 1.8 million tons a year, Vietnam has intensified communications campaigns against plastic products in order to reduce environmental pollution.

HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan talks to Mr. Roald Lapperre, Dutch Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC learns Dutch experience to tackle flooding, environmental pollution

Within the framework of the working visit to the Netherlands, the high ranking delegation of HCMC led by secretary of the city Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan talked to Dutch partners to learn their experiences in solving flooding, depression as well as environmental pollution, developing the knowledge economy and human resource training on May 20.
Private vehicles in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Big cities should go step by step to curb private vehicles: experts

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, two biggest cities of Vietnam, have been facing severe traffic jam and environmental pollution caused by exhaust fume. Lots of researches and programs have been drawn and expected to well control operation of private vehicles and create conditions for public transport development. Still experts have advised the cities to go step by step to obtain the target.
A worker collects garbage at a canal in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC speeds up canal environment improvement progress

Chairwoman of HCMC People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam and relevant agency representatives on December 26 conducted a field trip to survey garbage caused environment pollution in some canals in Binh Thanh district.
Industrial waste sneakily dumped in a road in Vinh Loc A commune, Binh Chanh district

HCMC faces alarming environmental pollution from industrial waste

Instead of signing contracts with waste treatment companies, many business households, production establishments and enterprises in HCMC have hired trucks to carry waste to sneakily dump into rivers, canals or places with few inhabitants to save costs. Meantime, sanctions as well as solutions to tackle the issue have proved ineffective.