Quang Ninh: Rare sea turtle released into the wild

Quang Ninh: Rare sea turtle released into the wild

NDO – A 20kg olive ridley sea turtle was released back into the sea at Minh Chau beach, Van Don district, Quang Ninh province on June 7. (Jun 07, 2018 17:09:30)


Tropical depression strengthens to tropical storm

  Jun 05, 2018 10:54:43
NDO - A tropical depression currently active near the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago has strengthened into a tropical storm, becoming the second such storm to affect Vietnam this year, the national weather service has announced. 

Forbes: Vietnam to become IT outsourcing powerhouse

  Jun 04, 2018 17:44:57
NDO – Forbes has predicted that Vietnam is on the path to become a hot spot for IT outsourcing and will soon become a world powerhouse in this field. 

Vietnam on alert for tropical depression

  Jun 04, 2018 16:06:24
NDO - Vietnamese authorities are taking the necessary measures to deal with a tropical depression which could strengthen into a typhoon. 

Vietnamese minister calls for protection of marine environment

  Jun 01, 2018 16:02:36
NDO - Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has urged the coastal provinces in Vietnam to join together to protect the marine environment, especially in preventing plastic pollution. 

Joint efforts required to keep the sea clean

  Jun 01, 2018 11:43:39
NDO – Ten years have passed since the World Oceans Day (June 8) was officially recognised as an international holiday by the United Nations (UN). Annually, on this occasion, Vietnam organises response activities and launches the Vietnam Sea and Island Week. This year, the northern province of Quang Ninh has been selected to host these significant events. 

Ninh Thuan province licenses 9 solar energy projects

  Jun 01, 2018 10:22:50
NDO - The south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan has granted investment licenses to nine solar power projects with a total capacity of nearly 500 megawatts. 

Quang Tri launches beach clean-up campaign

  May 31, 2018 10:30:25
NDO - More than 1,000 volunteers collected garbage along Cua Viet beach in Gio Linh district, Quang Tri province, on May 30, following the launch of a beach clean-up campaign.  

Vietnamese, Japanese localities work to handle environmental issues

  May 30, 2018 17:52:30
NDO - The People's Committee of Can Tho city held a working session with a delegation from Japan's Hiroshima prefecture on May 30 with the aim of connecting the environment enterprises of both localities in the near future. 

Can Tho city reports no more bears in captivity

  May 30, 2018 17:43:23
NDO – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has become the 22nd locality in Vietnam to have no more captive bears, after the municipal authorities handed over the last captive bear to the bear rescue station of the Cat Tien National Park on May 29. 

Can Tho to host ASEM conference on climate change response

  May 30, 2018 17:32:10
NDO/VNA - The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) conference on climate change response toward sustainability, chaired by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 19-20. 

Embassies, int’l organisations join in preventing plastic pollution in Vietnam

  May 30, 2018 10:54:15
NDO/VNA – Twenty-two embassies and international organisations in Vietnam will sign a code of conduct on the prevention of plastic pollution on June 4, to mark World Environment Day (June 5), according to the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam.  

First Vietnamese becomes IAQ academician

  May 28, 2018 14:54:22
NDO/VNA – Dr. Ngo Van Nhon, Chairman of Vietnam Quality Association and President of Institute for Quality Assessment and Development in Ho Chi Minh City, has become the first Vietnamese to become an academician of the International Academy for Quality (IAQ). 

Second giant panda born in Malaysia makes public debut

  May 27, 2018 15:05:44
The second giant panda born in Malaysia made her first public appearance at the national zoo in Kuala Lumpur on May 26. 

Ly Son islanders urged not to use plastic bags, straws

  May 26, 2018 21:53:21
NDO/VNA - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Ly Son island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island.