Citizens encouraged to take public transport to cut air pollution

HCMC continues to fight air pollution for the 2020-2030 period

Air pollution in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in recent years have gone down thanks to various policies being implemented simultaneously. City officials from 2020 plan to put even more schemes into action, including air quality monitoring and traffic control.

Hanoi records very poor air quality

Hanoi records very poor air quality

Most air quality monitoring stations in Hanoi have recorded very poor air quality, along with a very high concentration of PM2.5 fine dust, badly affecting people's health.
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Thailand works to address air pollution

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Minister of the Interior Anupong Paojinda have issued statements assuring members of the public that the administration is doing its best to address the issue of air pollution.

Children in Hanoi to have days off if AQI hits 300

Children in Hanoi to have days off if AQI hits 300

Kindergartens and primary students in Hanoi will have days off schools if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, said the People’s Committee in Hanoi yesterday.
Photos featuring air pollution exhibited at bus stations

Photos featuring air pollution exhibited at bus stations

The Center of Hands- on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) held a photo exhibition about air pollution at Ham Nghi Bus Station, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City under the sponsorship of the German Consulate in the city and support of the Center of Public Transport under the HCMC Department of Transport.
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Hanoi adopts plan to cut emissions

Hanoi's Department of Natural Resources and Environment has outlined a plan to reduce air pollution in 2020.