Science & Education

Storm No 3 to cause rough weather in northern provinces

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, at 4am this morning, the center of storm No. 3 was about 290 km east of China's Leizhou Peninsula, with maximum wind speeds of 117 kph.


New regulation on sorting trash hopes to improve waste management

Representative of the Waste Management Department under the General Department of Environment noted that domestic solid waste is separated based on treatment requirements and into three groups: reusable and recyclable waste; food waste and other domestic solid waste.


Water conservation programme for three river basins launched

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in cooperation with WWF-Viet Nam, HEINEKEN Vietnam and local partners, has launched a partnership programme for water conservation in the basins of the Hồng (Red), Đồng Nai and Tiền River.


Motorbikes not meeting emissions standards to be restricted in Hà Nội from 2024

From 2026, vehicles with three to five years of use or more must undergo periodic emissions inspection, and the vehicles that do not meet emissions standards in the zoned area will be restricted from traffic.


Pilot project collects used beverage cartons

A programme to collect and recycle used beverage cartons will be piloted in HCM City from August 2022 to March 2023.


Central Highlands Province Kon Tum suffers consecutive earthquakes

Three consecutive earthquakes hit Kon Plong District this afternoon, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre of the Institute of Geophysics.


Experts outline carbon-neutral road map

Considering the effects of carbon dioxide on the global climate and environment, becoming carbon-neutral is increasingly seen by governments as an urgent task to achieve sustainable development, the 11th Congress of the Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics heard.


Việt Nam’s mainland may be hit by 3-5 storms from now to early 2023

There will be 8-10 storms and tropical depressions in the South China Sea from now to February 2023, of which from three to five storms are likely to directly affect Việt Nam’s mainland, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.


Revived mangroves provide protection for residents

To people living in the coastal areas, mangroves serve as the ‘green walls’ that protect them from storms and typhoons.


Quảng Ninh refutes allegations of sea encroachment in Hạ Long Bay

The image circulated online was taken in Ao Tiên high-class tourism urban area project in Vân Đồn District, not Hạ Long Bay


City businesses told to prepare for extended responsibilities on environment

Manufacturers and importers in HCM City need to be ready to take on extended producer responsibilities for their products’ environmental impacts, including recycling and treating toxic wastes, a top Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment official has said.


Coca Cola joins locals in Đà Nẵng in “For a Việt Nam without Waste” programme

The event, joined by representatives from agencies and the local community, is one of the activities organised by Coca-Cola Vietnam and local authorities in Đà Nẵng and HCM City under the "World Without a Waste" vision. 


Việt Nam strives to conserve endangered elephant species

Since 2012, August 12 is recognised as World Elephant Day. World Elephant Day has become an opportunity for everyone to raise awareness about elephant protection and seek solutions to reduce conflicts between elephants and humans; as well as efforts to preserve this species in the wild.


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