PM congratulates Cu Lao Cham on 10 years as UNESCO biosphere reserve

PM congratulates Cu Lao Cham on 10 years as UNESCO biosphere reserve

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to congratulate the Cu Lao Cham Island on the 10th anniversary of its recognition as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO. (May 25, 2019 11:00:25)


Boosting sustainable exports of forest products

  May 17, 2019 15:40:29
NDO – The Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) will officially come into force on June 1, 2019, which is an important milestone in the cooperation between Vietnam and the EU to address the illegal exploitation and trading of forestryproducts. 

Disaster response force applauded for reducing losses of life and property

  May 17, 2019 11:57:56
NDO – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has praised the disaster response force for their significant contributions in reducing losses of life and property. 

Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia

  May 15, 2019 17:35:27
NDO/VNA – French non-governmental organisation GRET Vietnam and partners held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 15 to discuss solid waste management in suburban, small and medium-sized urban areas in Southeast Asia, within the framework of a project on waste management in rural areas. 

“Waste-eating” Goby raises awareness on environmental protection in Da Nang

  May 15, 2019 11:45:24
NDO – Over the past few days, the presence of a giant see-through Goby “eating” plastic waste at My Khe Beach, in the central coastal city of Da Nang, has drawn huge attention and excitement from locals and tourists. 

National week for disaster prevention and control launched

  May 14, 2019 16:00:48
NDO – The national week for natural disaster prevention and control 2019 was officially launched in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 14. 

Finland helps Vietnam with waste management

  May 10, 2019 21:41:05
NDO/VNA – Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Finnish delegation led by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto on May 10 discussed issues regarding global climate change, thus pushing ahead with bilateral cooperation plans in waste management and energy solutions. 

Action plan promulgated to develop Mekong Delta’s adaption to climate change

  Apr 17, 2019 13:12:25
NDO – A comprehensive action plan has been promulgated to realise the Government Resolution 120/NQ-CP dated November 17, 2017, on facilitating sustainable development in the Mekong Delta in adaptation to climate change. 

Sea turtle rescue on Con Co Island

  Apr 16, 2019 17:07:32
NDO - There are currently five out of seven rare and precious species of sea turtles in the central province of Quang Tri. The Con Co Island Marine Protected Area Management Board is seeking ways to protect rare turtles from the brink of extinction. 

Vietnam supports green energy development: official

  Apr 10, 2019 21:50:42
NDO/VNA - The Vietnamese Government is committed to assisting energy companies in developing the market and providing energy-saving and environmentally-friendly solutions in the region and in the world, according to Minister of Trade and Industry Tran Tuan Anh. 

Vietnam, Netherlands strengthen cooperation in climate change adaptation and water management

  Apr 09, 2019 15:16:24
NDO – The 7th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands Intergovernmental Committee on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Management opened in Hanoi on April 9, aiming to evaluate the implementation results and discuss the focus of cooperation between the two countries in the next period. 

Protecting the environment with practical actions

  Apr 05, 2019 17:00:52
NDO – Recently, several supermarkets in Vietnam have begun wrapping their products with environmentally-friendly materials in an effort to reduce the use of plastic bags and change customers’ behaviour, while conveying a message of protecting the environment from the smallest actions to the community. 

PM hails supermarkets using eco-friendly alternatives to plastic bags

  Apr 04, 2019 22:03:21
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised several supermarkets for using natural alternatives in wrapping goods, saying it contributes to raising public awareness of protecting the environment for the community’s benefits. 

Localities go dark in response to Earth Hour campaign

  Mar 31, 2019 14:21:26
NDO – Localities across the country joined around 7,000 cities worldwide to turn off their lights from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on March 30 in response to the Earth Hour campaign 2019.