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Here is how your beloved bamboo straw is made

If single-use plastic straws cause you angst, this one is for you.

Garbage piles up on Hanoi streets as protestors block road to dump

People living around a waste treatment complex in Hanoi have been blocking the road leading to it due to a ...

Environment, labor concerns delaying China-backed free trade pact: Thai diplomat

China-backed efforts to create the world's biggest free trade area are being held up by a push to include protection for workers and the environment.
January 12, 2019 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Saigon a hotspot for ivory trade: report

Saigon had the largest number of shops in Vietnam selling ivory items between 2016 and 2017, a wildlife trade report revealed recently.
January 08, 2019 | 09:31 am GMT+7

East Asian nations are biggest financiers of overseas coal plants: report

China, Japan and South Korea, signatories to the Paris Agreement, are leading financiers of coal-fired power plants in foreign countries.
December 26, 2018 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Two Vietnamese universities ranked among world’s 300 most sustainable

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking lists two Vietnamese universities among the 300 most sustainable universities.
December 24, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty.
December 16, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

UN climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides

Half-way through talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share the cost of curbing global warming and struggled to bridge deep political ...
December 09, 2018 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Germany, EU continue to fund greater Mekong water co-operation

Germany and the European Union have separately pledged new financial assistance for Mekong riparian countries to boost collaboration.
November 30, 2018 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Vietnamese lion poachers arrested in South Africa to appear in court

Eight suspects will appear before a South African court to face charges of illegal possession of game products including lion parts and a tiger's carcass.
November 28, 2018 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s coal-fired power expansion ignites debate

While critics highlight environmental and health concerns, officials say it’s inevitable that coal dominates the energy mix.
November 27, 2018 | 06:21 pm GMT+7

HCMC gets serious about sorting its trash

Vietnam’s biggest city will have all families separate organic and inorganic waste after 2020 and fine those who fail to do so.
November 18, 2018 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Mushroom and bacteria turn light into clean energy

A team from the Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a 'power mushroom' able to create renewable energy.
November 13, 2018 | 06:37 pm GMT+7

$38.3 mln coastal canal planned in Mekong Delta to check salinization

Construction of a coastal canal has been approved by the Ben Tre Province lawmakers to combat salinization and facilitate evacuation during disasters.
November 10, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Dioxin contamination in Da Nang more serious than expected: conference

The dioxin contamination of soil in Da Nang was worse than expected, experts said at a conference reviewing the cleanup on Tuesday.
November 07, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7
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