Thanh Hoa authority throws book at 10 polluters

Thanh Hoa authority throws book at 10 polluters

Le Duc Giang, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee in Thanh Hoa Province, decided to throw the book at ten companies that have discharged wastewater into Ma River causing environmental pollution, said the office of the provincial People’s Committee.
Enterprises start increasing waste recycling

Enterprises start increasing waste recycling

In the context that natural resources are increasingly exhausted, the promotion of recycling and reuse of wastes, by-products, and defective products in the production and processing process is a measure to save costs and protect the environment effectively. Recycled wastes not only contribute to reducing input materials but also limiting output gas emissions.
76 percent people advocate exhaust emission test for motorcycles

76 percent people advocate exhaust emission test for motorcycles

According to a survey, more than 76 percent of people agreed that that Ho Chi Minh City would implement the project of checking exhaust emission for motorcycles to reduce environmental pollution from 2025-2030 with the total investment of VND553 billion (US$24 million).  

Textile production for export at Phong Phu Textile Joint Stock Company. (Photo: SGGP)

Enterprises need to go green to maintain export

To limit the depletion of natural resources, environmental pollution, and the amount of generated waste, many countries around the world have introduced several trade barriers in order to realize a circular economy. Of which, many countries are currently the main export markets of Vietnam. This has forced Vietnamese enterprises to change to adapt and maintain export market share.
The functional forces carry out detoxification at Rang Dong company

Over 12 tons of mercury waste collected from Rang Dong fire

More than 100 officers, soldiers and civilian personnel yesterday made their efforts in the detoxification and handling of environmental pollution after the fire in a store of bulb lights of Rang Dong company. 
25,000 Vietnamese people die of liver cancer annually

25,000 Vietnamese people die of liver cancer annually

Liver cancer is the fastest growing cause of cancer death in Vietnam with more than 25,000 cases yearly, said the two-day scientific seminar in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue, said the Hue Central Hospital and the Vietnam Liver and Bile Association at the seminar.
Plastic waste collection in Tan Tap beach, Long An province (Photo: SGGP)

Plastic waste elimination efforts underway in Vietnam

Being one of five nations releasing the most plastic waste into the ocean with about 1.8 million tons a year, Vietnam has intensified communications campaigns against plastic products in order to reduce environmental pollution.


HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan talks to Mr. Roald Lapperre, Dutch Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC learns Dutch experience to tackle flooding, environmental pollution

Within the framework of the working visit to the Netherlands, the high ranking delegation of HCMC led by secretary of the city Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan talked to Dutch partners to learn their experiences in solving flooding, depression as well as environmental pollution, developing the knowledge economy and human resource training on May 20.