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)


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.  

Localities roll out drastic measures to cope with Typhoon Tembin

  Dec 24, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has urged the vulnerable local localities to evacuate locals to safe places as Typhoon Tembin heads towards Vietnam’s mainland.  

Dong Nai: Local voluntarily hands over 200 kg bear

  Dec 21, 2017
NDO – An Asian black bear weighing more than 200 kg has been voluntarily handed over to the functional forces in the southern Dong Nai province for better care. 

Sixty-five new species discovered in Vietnamese forests

  Dec 20, 2017
NDO – Scientists have discovered 115 new stranger species in the Greater Mekong region, one of Asia's biodiversity hotspots, in which 65 species have been found in Vietnam, while 33 others have been discovered in Thailand, Myanmar five, Laos15 and Cambodia has seven species. 

Six moon bears rescued from bile farm in southern Vietnam

  Dec 09, 2017
NDO - A team from Animals Asia, a foundation dedicated to improving animal welfare, arrived in Vietnam’s southern province of Binh Duong on December 8 on a mission to rescue six moon bears that have been caged in a bile farm for at least 12 years.  

Hanoi plants 100 trees to mark Finland’s 100 years of independence

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Hanoi People’s Committee and Finish Embassy in Vietnam organised a tree planting ceremony at the Tran Thai Tong – Pham Van Bach junction in Hanoi’s Cau Giay district on November 25. 

Project to improve resilience towards climate change in coastal areas

  Nov 24, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 24 to launch a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities towards climate change related impacts in Vietnam.  

Coastal localities geared up for incoming typhoon Kirogi

  Nov 18, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The authorities of Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, and Khanh Hoa provinces banned fishing vessels from going out to sea on November 18, as Kirogi approaches the south central region.  

Tropical low pressure turns into storm

  Nov 02, 2017
NDO – A tropical depression in the East Sea strengthened into a new storm on November 2, becoming the twelfth typhoon to enter the East Sea so far this year, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).  

Vietnam launches environmental hotline

  Nov 01, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) has launched a hotline for the public to call to provide information on waste discharge activities that cause pollution. 

National plan for Stockholm Convention implementation issued

  Oct 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Prime Minister has issued a national plan for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) by 2025 with a vision to 2030.