Supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City to be free of plastic bags by the end of this year

Supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City to be free of plastic bags by the end of this year

NDO - All supermarkets, trade centres, convenience stories, and bookstores in Ho Chi Minh City are striving to replace plastic bags with environmentally friendly options by the end of this year. (Apr 03, 2020 12:50:48)


EU assists Vietnamese people affected by drought and saltwater intrusion

  Mar 03, 2020 17:21:49
NDO – The European Union (EU) has provided EUR60,000 in humanitarian aid funding to 24,000 people affected most by the current drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong River Delta provinces. 

Seminar discusses supervision and evaluation of SDGs on environment

  Feb 27, 2020 17:39:15
NDO –The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (IPONRE) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a seminar giving guidance on the supervision and evaluation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the environment in Hanoi on February 27. 

Ninh Binh: bear sanctuary attracts foreign tourists

  Feb 25, 2020 11:04:02
NDO/VNA – A bear sanctuary in Nho Quan district, the northern province of Ninh Binh has become an attractive destination for tourists, especially foreigners. 

JICA finances Ho Chi Minh City’s restoration of old drainage system

  Feb 22, 2020 10:45:40
NDO - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide a grant worth JPY1.882 to Ho Chi Minh City to help Vietnam’s southern economic hub restore old drainage and sewer pipes using trenchless technology. 

Students turn discarded plastic bags into bricks

  Jan 26, 2020 11:27:47
NDO/VNA – Tonnes of plastic waste, particularly discarded plastic bags threaten our planet with environmental pollution, and by now almost everybody knows it. 

Diplomats join hands to protect environment, reduce plastic waste

  Jan 15, 2020 11:34:08
NDO – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in coordination with French Embassy in Vietnam held an environmental seminar in Hanoi on January 14, attracting the participation of French environmental experts and MOFA officers. 

Ten notable natural resources and environment events of Vietnam in 2019

  Jan 11, 2020 17:31:38
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha recently signed a decision to announce the ten most talked-about events of Vietnam’s natural resources and environment sector in 2019. 

Mekong Delta needs long-term solutions to deal with saline intrusion

  Jan 04, 2020 11:24:51
NDO/VNA – A conference was held in Ben Tre province on January 3 to discuss measures for coping with droughts and saltwater intrusion which are getting more severe in the Mekong Delta during this dry season.  

Deputy PM urges completion of legal framework on land and environment

  Dec 27, 2019 16:41:51
NDO – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) should focus on completing mechanisms and policies to improve the efficiency of State management regarding land and the enviroment. 

Festival raises public awareness of clean air in Hanoi

  Dec 22, 2019 10:15:38
NDO – The Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) organised the 2019 Vietnam Clean Air Festival in Hanoi on December 21, aiming to raise public awareness of the status quo, cause and impacts of air pollution as well as solutions to address the ever important issue. 

Vietnam Public Sector Union says no to plastic waste

  Dec 21, 2019 11:49:55
NDO - The Vietnam Public Sector Union (VPSU) launched a campaign entitled “Say no to plastic waste” in Hanoi on December 20. 

Meeting of Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation held

  Dec 18, 2019 12:43:53
NDO – The Ministerial Meeting of Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation took place in Beijing on December 17, with the participation of six countries, Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. 

Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation

  Dec 14, 2019 18:17:33
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and the Czech Republic will enhance environmental collaboration under an action plan for cooperation during 2020-2025 signed between Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and his Czech counterpart Richard Brabec in Prague on December 13. 

Four more Vietnamese sites recognised as ASEAN heritage parks

  Dec 10, 2019 17:55:54
NDO – The Vietnam Environment Administration and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity organised a consultation workshop on the establishment of Vietnam's ASEAN Heritage Parks Network and a ceremony to honour four Vietnamese sites recognised as ASEAN heritage parks, in Da Lat city, on December 10.