Work begins on Dam Nai wind farm in Ninh Thuan province

Work begins on Dam Nai wind farm in Ninh Thuan province

NDO - Construction work has started on the Dam Nai wind farm, a joint project between Vietnam’s TSV and Singapore’s The Blue Circle, in the south central province of Ninh Thuan. (Apr 28, 2017)

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Binh Duong province opens second sewage plant

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO - A second domestic sewage treatment plant has been put into operation in the southern province of Binh Duong, with a capacity of 17,000 cubic metres a day in the first phase. 

Vietnam, Netherlands hold 6th inter-govt meeting on climate change

  Apr 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 6th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands intergovernmental committee on climate change adaptation and water management took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on April 19.  

Construction of VND 3 trillion irrigation system in Mekong Delta receives PM approval

  Apr 19, 2017
NDO – The Prime Minister has approved investment for phase 1 construction of the Cai Lon-Cai Be irrigation system in the southern Mekong Delta provinces of Kien Giang and Ca Mau.  

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.