High tide created flooding on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC adjusting master planning to cope with climate change

Climate change has created severe impacts on several regions in Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City, which is predicted to witness more sea level rise, flooding due to heavy rain and high tide, salt water intrusion, and temperature rise. This asks that the municipal authorities fine-tune the city master planning to address environment-related issues.

Earth Hour 2021 in Vietnam going online

Earth Hour 2021 in Vietnam going online

Due to the complication of Covid-19 pandemic, activities of Earth Hour 2021 Campaign in the world mostly go online. Being launched in Vietnam by SGGP Newspaper, the campaign has attracted the participation of thousands of people in many innovative online activities.

Waste sorting at a collection point in District 1. (Photo: SGGP)

Waste sorting scheme strongly promoted in HCMC

The program to classify household solid waste has been carried out widely in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) for a long time, and has proved effective in improving land pollution in the city. Statistics from HCMC Institute for Development Studies reveal that in 2019, 87.4 percent of families here have done waste sorting, greatly contributing to protecting the environment and applying other similar campaigns in the near future.

Volunteers of the Earth Hour campaign are cleaning their neighborhood to make it greener. (Photo: SGGP)

Earth Hour 2020 comes online to promote awareness of plastic waste

The campaign Earth Hour 2020 is going to take place on March 28. However, in such a sensitive time of the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 200 nations, including Vietnam, have moved most of their propaganda activities online to continue raising people awareness of environment protection.

Textile firms go green to boost export

Textile firms go green to boost export

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association said that textile exports is expected to exceed US$40 billion this year, especially amid the context that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been signed.
Citizens are learning information about recycling products in the Green Living Festival 2019

HCMC fostering environmentally friendly lifestyle

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee just launched the annual Green Living Festival 2019 on June 2 to promote environmentally friendly habits among its residents. This is also the beginning of a series of activities to celebrate the Month for Environment in the city.

Using LED lights to save energy ( Photo: SGGP)

Ministry encourages people to participate in Earth Hour campaign

Corporations and enterprises of the industry and trade ought to liaise with local authorities to increase information of saving energy, protecting environment and responding to climate change, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said in its dispatch to economic corporations and state enterprises about response to the worldwide Earth Hour movement 2019.


Mr. Tran Anh Tuan and Ms. Nguyen Binh Minh with their EcoBricks

EcoBricks formally introduced in Vietnam

Despite being a very familiar concept with international environment lovers, it is not until 2018 that EcoBricks is officially introduced in Vietnam.