New Zealand-funded project helps ensure dam safety

New Zealand-funded project helps ensure dam safety

NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 24 launched a project to ensure the safety of dams in Vietnam, which is funded by the Government of New Zealand.  (9 hours ago)

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Two bear houses inaugurated in Vinh Phuc

  Apr 19, 2017
NDO – Two bear houses with two semi-natural enclosures were inaugurated at Tam Dao National Park in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on April 19. 

"Green Sunday" campaign attracts youth to clean the environment

  Apr 17, 2017
NDO – With a strong sense of responsibility for a green and clean capital city, young volunteers from the National Charity Club joined hands to remove waste from Hanoi’s To Lich River on April 16-4. 

Construction of two reservoirs of nearly 200 million cubic metres receives PM’s approval

  Apr 16, 2017
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the proposal to construct two reservoirs in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh and the northern province Hoa Binh with a total capacity of nearly 200 million cubic metres.  

Largest-ever number of pangolins rescued in Hoa Binh province

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – As many as 113 Javan pangolins (Manis javanica), weighing 513.5kg — the largest-ever number — were rescued on April 6 by the Wildlife Research and Conservation Centre (WRCC) and Cuc Phuong National Park. 

Measures needed to prevent illegal wildlife trade

  Apr 03, 2017
NDO – Despite tighter wildlife trade management, the complex development of an illegal wildlife trade requires strengthened efforts from the whole society to preserve biodiversity. 

Young shrimp, fish released for aquatic resources

  Mar 31, 2017
NDO/VNA—A great deal of young shrimp and fish were released into the sea and rivers on March 31 in different provinces across Vietnam to regenerate aquatic resources.  

Vietnam, Republic of Korea eye effective environment cooperation

  Mar 30, 2017
NDO/VNA - The environment ministries of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed to renew the way they cooperate to improve the quality of their cooperation at their 13th ministerial-level meeting in Hanoi on March 29. 

ROK firm to build solar power plant in Yen Bai

  Mar 27, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Solkiss Company of the Republic of Korea will invest in a solar power project in Thac Ba Lake in Yen Binh district, the northern province of Thai Nguyen, a local official has revealed. 

Vietnam saves 471,000 kWh of electricity during Earth Hour Campaign 2017

  Mar 26, 2017
NDO – Statistics from the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) indicate that during one hour of households and businesses switching off the lights in response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017, which was implemented across the country on March 25, saved 471,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to VND764 million. 

Cold spell hits the north

  Mar 25, 2017
NDO/ VNA - A cold spell is predicted to hit Hanoi and the northern region from March 25, causing the temperature to drop significantly.  

Active response to natural disasters and adaption to climate change

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO - A report released by the Office of the National Committee for Search and Rescue at a recent conference to roll out the work of information dissemination in 2017 indicated that complicated effects of climate change as well as unusual weather such as droughts and flooding have seriously affected people's lives and production.  

VND230 billion to build modern water recycling plant in Quang Nam

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO – The People's Committee of the central province of Quang Nam commenced construction on a state-of-the-art water recycling plant in Tam Thang Industrial Zone, Tam Ky City on March 23. 

Minister calls for joint action to address environmental challenges

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) Tran Hong Ha has called on joint efforts and actions from the entire community to address challenges regarding the environment, and wastewater in particular.  

Hoi An completes embankment project to protect UNESCO heritage site

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - The Hoi An authorities on March 21 inaugurated an embankment project along part of the Hoai River aiming to protect the UNESCO-recognised old town against erosion.