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PM hails supermarkets using eco-friendly alternatives to plastic bags

  Apr 04, 2019 22:03:21
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised several supermarkets for using natural alternatives in wrapping goods, saying it contributes to raising public awareness of protecting the environment for the community’s benefits. 

Localities go dark in response to Earth Hour campaign

  Mar 31, 2019 14:21:26
NDO – Localities across the country joined around 7,000 cities worldwide to turn off their lights from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on March 30 in response to the Earth Hour campaign 2019. 

Hanoi: Various activities held in response to Earth Hour 2019 campaign

  Mar 30, 2019 16:15:31
NDO – A range of practical activities are being held as part of a campaign in Hanoi, which was launched on March 30 to respond to the Earth Hour 2019 campaign in the capital city. 

Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest

  Mar 29, 2019 18:21:41
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered tightening the control of changes in the use of forests while strictly enforcing the closure of natural forests at a conference of the steering committee for sustainable development of the forestry sector. 

Practicing energy saving to protect ozone layer

  Mar 26, 2019 17:06:54
NDO – The year 2019 marked 11 consecutive years of Vietnam responding to the Earth Hour campaign. Under the motto ‘Saving energy, Protecting the Earth’, the campaign calls on the community to actively work to protect the "common house" of people. 

Vietnam responds to World Meteorological Day 2019

  Mar 23, 2019 17:17:56
NDO/VNA – A ceremony in response to the World Meteorological Day 2019 was held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on March 23, calling for actions to protect human lives and assets in the context of increasing extreme weather phenomena. 

Meeting in Hanoi observes World Water Day 2019

  Mar 22, 2019 17:09:20
NDO – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held a meeting in Hanoi on March 22 to observe the World Water Day 2019 and launch the Vietnam International Water Week, attracting the participation of the leaders of ministries, sectors, local People’s Committees and international organisations in Vietnam. 

Asian farmers’ organisations share climate change response experience

  Mar 21, 2019 14:29:37
NDO/VNA – Members of the Asian Farmers’ Group for Cooperation (AFGC) gathered at their 19th annual meeting in Da Nang city on March 20 to share experience in dealing with challenges from climate change facing farmers across Asia. 

Contest launched to encourage youth involvement in environmental protection

  Mar 19, 2019 11:33:01
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union launched a photo contest entitled ‘Challenge For Change’ on March 18, targeting youth union members and youngsters nationwide with a first prize worth up to VND10 million. 

Da Nang responds to Earth Hour 2019

  Mar 18, 2019 22:10:37
NDO/VNA – The central city of Da Nang has worked to launch a number of activities to respond to the Earth Hour 2019, which is slated for March 30. 

Earth Hour campaign starts in Ho Chi Minh City

  Mar 17, 2019 20:22:17
NDO/VNA – The Earth Hour campaign was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on March 17, with a focus on the "Change your green" project, which encourages volunteers to propose initiatives to reduce pollution and the use of plastic and promote waste recycling. 

HCM City: VND10 trillion anti-flood facility to be operational late 2019

  Mar 13, 2019 11:37:07
NDO/VNA – Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on March 12 conducted a field trip to inspect the progress of the flood prevention project in the city. 

City launches campaign to clean plastic waste

  Mar 09, 2019 16:21:42
NDO – A launch ceremony for the 2019 “Plastic Clean-up Day” campaign was held by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee in collaboration with the Consular Delegation in Ho Chi Minh City on March 9 at the September 23 Park. 

Ninh Binh: New 10ha bear sanctuary inaugurated

  Mar 07, 2019 17:29:37
NDO – A new conservation centre was inaugurated by Four Paws - an international animal welfare charity - in Ky Phu commune of Ninh Binh province’s Nho Quan district on March 7, marking an important milestone in the efforts to end bear farming and protect bears in the wild in Vietnam.