Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park established

Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park established

NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved the establishment of the Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park in Nguyen Binh district, Cao Bang province in an effort to preserve the ecosystem and biodiversity of the site. (Jan 13, 2018)


Making Earth Hour campaign more practical and effective

  Mar 05, 2018
NDO - The Earth Hour Campaign 2018 in Vietnam has officially been launched in Hanoi, under the theme “Go More Green”. 

Vietnam International Water Week kicks off

  Mar 05, 2018
NDO – The Vietnam International Water Week (VACI 2018) opened in Hanoi on March 4, as part of the activities to mark World Water Day on March 22. 

Provinces and cities pledge to turn off lights as Earth Hour launched in Vietnam

  Mar 03, 2018
NDO – Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry of Trade (MOIT) has launched the Earth Hour campaign with all 63 provinces and centrally-governed cities stating that unnecessary lights will be turned off on March 24. 

Report gives recommendations on water pollution control

  Mar 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – A report on water pollution in Vietnam was announced in Hanoi on March 2, providing an array of policy recommendations, including the construction of a law on water pollution control. 

50th Session of Typhoon Committee opens in Hanoi

  Feb 28, 2018
NDO – The Typhoon Committee (TC) convened its 50th session in Hanoi on February 28 to kick start the activities in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the TC’s establishment. 

North Vietnam welcomes new cold spell

  Feb 22, 2018
NDO/VNA - The north of Vietnam is preparing to welcome a cold spell, as temperatures are expected to decrease from 5-7 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.  

Mu Cang Chai frozen over for third time in one month

  Feb 06, 2018
NDO/VNA – The mountain peaks of Nam Khat, Cao Pha, La Pan Tan, and Mo De commune, Mu Cang Chai district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai have been frosted with ice for the third time in thirty days. 

WB supports emission reduction programme in central region

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – The World Bank’s (WB) Carbon Finance Unit approved a resolution on supporting the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programme in central Vietnam, in line with a results-based payment, at a meeting in Paris on February 1.  

Forum discusses international experiences in bear conservation

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO – International conservatives and representatives from wildlife protection organisations joined the local authorities and policy makers at a forum in Hanoi, on February 2, to share their experiences in bear protection and bear bile farm management.  

Ten companies honoured for energy efficient solutions

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO - Ten outstanding companies that have utilised successful energy efficient solutions were honoured at an awards ceremony for the Vietnam Energy Efficiency in Industry Awards 2017 in Hanoi on January 31.  

Works begin on third phase of Bac Lieu wind farm

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO - A groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 30 in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu to kick off construction on the third phase of the Bac Lieu wind farm, costing a total of VND8.9 trillion (US$391.6 million). 

Winners of Environmental Film Festival honoured

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO – Twenty-one outstanding films were honored at the sixth National Environmental Film festival in Hanoi on January 16. 

Sustainable environment project for coastal cities launched

  Jan 13, 2018
NDO/ VNA – A conference was held in Phan Rang – Thap Cham city in the south central province of Ninh Thuan on January 12 to launch the Vietnam Coastal Cities Sustainable Environment Project (CCSEP) funded by the World Bank (WB).  

Da Nang puts into use automatic water environment monitoring system

  Jan 06, 2018
NDO/VNA – Four automatic water environment monitoring stations, produced by the Da Nang Centre of Integrated Circuits (CENTIC) were put into operation in the central city of Da Nang on January 6.