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JICA supports Vietnam in realising net-zero emission commitment

  May 20, 2022 11:34:08
NDO/VNA – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Japan Science and Technology (JST), in cooperation with the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) and the Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT) of Japan, organised a signing ceremony of Record of Discussions for the “Project for Innovation of Science and Technology on Natural Rubber for Global Carbon Process” in Hanoi on May 19. 

Quang Nam province seeks solutions to preserve elephants

  May 20, 2022 11:02:13
NDO/VNA – A workshop on the preservation of Asian elephants in Bac Tra My and Hiep Duc districts of Quang Nam province was held on May 19 in the central province. 

Ninh Binh’s national park receives five rare wild cats

  May 09, 2022 06:30:09
NDO/VNA - The Cuc Phuong National Park in the northern province of Ninh Binh has freshly received five wild cats to take care of at its centre for species rescue, conservation, and development. 

Project launched to promote energy efficiency in Vietnam’s industrial sector

  May 05, 2022 15:56:25
NDO - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and the World Bank jointly held a workshop on May 5 to launch a project promoting energy efficiency in Vietnam’s industrial enterprises, known as VSUEE. 

National strategy on environmental protection to 2030 approved

  May 03, 2022 11:44:47
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving the National Strategy for Environmental Protection to 2030 with a vision until 2050, in which the Government sets targets to prevent the increasing trend of environmental pollution, solve urgent environmental problems, and step by step improve and restore the quality of the environment. 

Conference collects ideas on draft national strategy on climate change

  Apr 26, 2022 17:31:41
NDO/VNA – A conference was held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) in coordination with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Hanoi on April 26 to collect ideas on the draft national strategy on climate change until 2050. 

Plaspics Hunter contest launched

  Apr 26, 2022 15:15:27
NDO - The Centre for Supporting Green Development (GreenHub), the Vietnamese Stature Foundation (VSF) and the Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance (VZWA) have launched the Plaspics Hunter contest to find photos that reflect the reality of plastic waste through creative lenses. 

Decision to give boost to hydro-meteorological development

  Apr 22, 2022 21:43:32
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision on the issuance of a plan to implement the Party Central Committee Secretariat’s Directive No. 10-CT/TW dated September 25, 2021 on strengthening the Party's leadership in hydro-meteorological work, meeting the requirements of the national construction and defence. 

Retailers to be fined if providing single-use plastic bags to consumers from 2026

  Apr 20, 2022 15:35:05
NDO/VNA - Retailers that provide single-use plastic bags to customers will be fined from 2026, said an official of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) at a seminar summarising the PLASTIC ALLIANCE pilot project on April 20. 

Concerns raised as Central Highlands province sees spike in earthquakes

  Apr 19, 2022 17:51:39
NDO/VNA - The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum witnessed 33 earthquakes from 1903 to 2020 but has seen 169 just since last year, a massive growth from the previous century.  

US wants to join Can Tho in reducing climate change impacts: Ambassador

  Apr 09, 2022 08:15:26
NDO/VNA – The US wants to join hands with Can Tho to practically and feasibly reduce climate change impacts, said US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper when visiting the Mekong Delta city on April 8. 

Vietnam Clean Energy Forum looks towards carbon neutrality

  Apr 07, 2022 18:17:38
NDO/VNA – The second Vietnam Clean Energy Forum took place in Hanoi on April 7, offering a venue for managers, scientists and businesses to exchange views on mechanisms, policies, technology and financing for wind, solar and gas power projects towards carbon neutrality. 

Ministry seeks GWEC’s support for realisation of 2050 net zero target

  Apr 07, 2022 01:21:25
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked for assistance from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) to help Vietnam realise its net zero emissions target by 2050, especially regarding offshore wind power development, said Minister Nguyen Hong Dien at a working session with Mark Hutchinson, chair of GWEC’s Southeast Asia Task Force.  

Con Dao National Park attracts eco-tourism projects

  Apr 03, 2022 14:13:15
NDO/VNA – The management authority of the Con Dao National Park on the island of Con Dao in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has agreed to lease more than 70 hectares of land to the Saigon Pearl Investment Co., Ltd for the development of an eco-tourism project.