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Organic fertilizer to be more commonly used in five to 10 years

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese farmers have been overusing chemical fertilizers, but within five to 10 years, organic fertilizers are expected to be more commonly used, experts say.  Organic fertilizers are expected to be more commonly used After opening a fertilizer plant in Long Hau IZ in Can Giuoc district in Long An province in late ... Read More »

Riverside skyscrapers could damage Da Nang’s urban space: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – Multi-storey buildings built along the Han River in Danang are spoiling the landscape of the city, architects have said.   Da Nang is a special urban area with geographical and political advantages. In the last 20 years of being a centrally-run city, Da Nang has experienced rapid urbanization.  Tran Van Giai Phong, an architect, and specialist at the ... Read More »

Disciplinary action against 9 forest rangers

Nine forest rangers from Cư Jút District Forest Protection Division in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Nông were disciplined for mismanagement and irresponsibility. The illegal timber that police and border guard officers in Đắk Nông found on April 27. Two trucks were found to carry the timber at some 3.40am from the Yok Đôn National Park on the border ... Read More »

National festival reflects diversity of Then signing art

The sixth national festival of the art of Then singing and Tinh gourd lute of the Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic groups officially opened in Ha Giang city, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, on May 13. A performance of Then singing with Tinh gourd lute at the festival  After the opening ceremony, arts troupes from 14 provinces participating in ... Read More »

Three VN cities enter final round of global environmental challenge

Three Vietnamese cities, Đà Nẵng, Hội An and Đông Hà, have entered the final round of the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF)’s 2017 – 2018 One Planet City Challenge programme along with 37 other cities around the world. Three Vietnamese cities, Đà Nẵng, Hội An and Đông Hà, have entered the final round of the World Wild Fund for ... Read More »

Can Tho takes steps to treat increasing volume of waste

VietNamNet Bridge – Members of the Can Tho City People’s Committee and a National Assembly committee have recommended building new landfills and concentrated waste treatment plants that meet national standards to preserve environmental quality in the city. Can Tho City discharges over 650 tonnes of rubbish every day. — VNA/VNS Photo The NA’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment, working ... Read More »

National strategy on solid waste management revised

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision approving revisions to the national strategy on solid waste management to 2025 with a vision to 2050. Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision approving revisions to the national strategy on solid waste management to 2025 with a vision to 2050  The revised strategy sets the goal ... Read More »

Authorities work to end illegal wildlife trading

 Relevant agencies and localities have taken drastic measures to promote law enforcement on and increase public awareness of wildlife protection, said the Education for Nature Vietnam on May 11. Source link Read More »

Vietnam’s demand for investment in environment remains huge

Vietnam needs more preferential policies to attract foreign investors in the environment as the country’s demand for investment in the field is huge, but the capacity of domestic businesses remains limited, heard a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on May 9. A waste treatment system in Ho Chi Minh City  Nguyen Viet Thang, deputy head of the Vietnam Environment ... Read More »

Seas, islands week 2018 to take place in Quang Ninh

The annual Vietnam Seas and Islands Week 2018 will take place in the northern province of Quang Ninh in June in response to World Oceans Day (June 8), announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. A gala night is slated for June 1 in Ha Long city of the province, including art performances and a seminar on youth’s role ... Read More »