Seminar suggests green ideas for Hanoi

Seminar suggests green ideas for Hanoi

NDO/VNA – A seminar on pooling ideas for the green development of Hanoi based on international and domestic experiences took place in the capital city on August 13. (Aug 13, 2019 17:49:24)


Vietnam vows to join efforts in marine debris combat

  Jul 25, 2019 21:27:56
NDO/VNA – Vietnam stands ready to join regional and international efforts in building mechanisms and regulations in order to promote cooperation in tackling marine litter, Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed on July 25. 

US$2.9 million funded to build resilience to natural hazards in central Vietnam

  Jul 25, 2019 12:16:11
NDO – A workshop was held in Quang Tri province, on July 24, to kick start the third phase of the ‘Building resilience to natural hazards in Central Vietnam’ project. 

2019 Vietwater exhibition opens in Hanoi

  Jul 24, 2019 16:25:34
NDO/VNA – The 2019 Vietnam international water and environment exhibition (Vietwater) opened in Hanoi on July 24 with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories. 

Launching submerged forest plantation in Mekong Delta region

  Jul 21, 2019 10:58:23
NDO – The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee co-organised a ceremony to launch a submerged forest plantation campaign in the Mekong Delta provinces. 

Exhibitions trigger an alert call of saving the planet from plastic waste

  Jul 20, 2019 11:46:19
NDO – Two art exhibitions titled ‘Hanh Tinh Nhua’ (Plastic Planet) and ‘Xa Rac It Thoi’ (Reduce) opened recently in Hanoi, attracting much attention from the community. Utilising used plastic products; the participating artists have installed colourful art works with fresh visual effect which trigger an alert of saving the planet from plastic waste among visitors. 

Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

  Jul 18, 2019 11:26:04
NDO – The 2019 photo contest ‘Challenges to change’ will be launched from July 22 to August 25, aiming to raise awareness of environmental protection among young people. 

Hanoi’s 11th air monitoring station installed at French Embassy

  Jul 16, 2019 18:00:33
NDO/VNA – The 11th air quality monitoring station of Hanoi was inaugurated at the French Embassy on July 16. 

Lekima Hung – a photographer dedicated to marine environment

  Jul 15, 2019 16:33:19
NDO – Photographer Nguyen Viet Hung (known as Lekima Hung) has impressed with his exhibition entitled ‘Hay cuu bien’ (Save our seas), featuring over 100 photos on marine waste. 

Raising awareness of plastic pollution

  Jul 08, 2019 17:25:29
NDO – In order to step by step mitigate plastic pollution, communication work should be regularly and constantly implemented to raise the community’s awareness of the adverse impacts of plastic waste, in addition to effectively observing the laws and policies concerned. 

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

  Jul 07, 2019 21:23:11
NDO/VNA – The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam. 

Bac Kan zones off nearly 600 hectares to protect ancient trees

  Jul 03, 2019 16:55:01
NDO – The Bac Kan provincial authorities have decided to establish the 594-hectare Thac Gieng protected site to safeguard a population of more than 500 ancient ‘nghien’ (Burretiodendron hsienmu) trees in the locality. 

Conference discusses good models for biodiversity conservation

  Jun 29, 2019 17:15:41
NDO – The second conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Vietnam’s Central and Central Highlands regions opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 29, under the theme “Co-managing natural resources: Best practices and policy recommendations”. 

Over 50 green startup ideas honoured

  Jun 25, 2019 13:56:49
NDO – The Vietnam Women's Union collaborated with the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) to organise a ceremony in Hanoi, on June 24, to honour 51 creative ideas at the third Proof-of Concept (PoC) competition under the theme "Women and the future of green economy". 

Forum raises role of communication in plastic waste prevention

  Jun 23, 2019 15:49:43
NDO – The third forum entitled ‘journalists with environment, seas and islands’ was held in Hanoi on June 22, focusing on raising the role of communication in plastic waste prevention.