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Da Nang clears litter from coral reefs

Authorities in Son Tra Peninsula and other beaches in the central city of Da Nang performed a cleanup on Saturday to protect coral reefs.

Don't let trash go to waste by burying it, Vietnam advised

Vietnam should tighten rules on sorting trash and promote recycling to minimize its burial, experts said at a conference Wednesday.

Wild monkeys turn scavengers in Da Nang peninsula

In Da Nang’s Son Tra Peninsula, monkeys are foraging trash dumps for food, exposing themselves to diseases, experts warn.
August 13, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Police probe illegal logging of 99 trees in national park

Central Vietnam police are investigating the logging of 99 trees of different species at the Pu Mat National Park.
August 13, 2019 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Reality show slammed for coral reef violation

Amazing Race Vietnam has taken a lot of flak for having cement blocks placed on a coral reef in Phu Yen.
August 13, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Treated as food and pet, Asian water dragon endangered in Vietnam

The Asian water dragon has been hunted and caught in such large numbers in Vietnam, endangering it, that scientists are calling for its protection.
August 12, 2019 | 10:23 am GMT+7

HCMC waste dumps great place to live, says private firm

A Vietnamese company has sought permission to explore the possibility of developing two retired landfills in Ho Chi Minh City into residential areas.
August 11, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Rescuers install zip line to get people stranded in Central Highlands flood

Rescuers put up a zip line to rescue victims in the highlands province of Lam Dong Thursday after severe floods destroyed a bridge over a stream.
August 09, 2019 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Six die in Central Highlands flooding

At least six people died Wednesday and Thursday after prolonged, heavy rains triggered floods in the Central Highlands region.
August 08, 2019 | 09:12 pm GMT+7

Hai Phong government office gives up one-time plastic products

The Hai Phong People's Committee Office has stopped using one-time plastic products as part of its effort to combat pollution.
August 07, 2019 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Thousands to run in annual Da Nang marathon

Over 9,000 runners have registered to participate in the Da Nang International Marathon to be run on August 11.
August 07, 2019 | 01:51 pm GMT+7

Deal with the stink, HCMC tells waste management firms

HCMC on Saturday asked three major waste treatment companies to quickly find solutions to deal with the stench they produced.
August 05, 2019 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Meet the little bulldog that keeps Hanoi neighborhood tidy

Un is a French Bulldog that picks up discarded cans and plastic bottles in his neighborhood and puts them in a trash can.
July 31, 2019 | 09:14 pm GMT+7

Fifth grader convinces principal to stop back-to-school balloon release

Lifts dreams of students, but sinks those of birds, fifth-grader tells her principal, asking school to stop releasing balloons into the air.
July 28, 2019 | 01:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam textiles industry faces localization conundrum

Vietnam needs to up textile localization to extract trade pact gains, but authorities are rejecting proposed factories on environmental grounds.
July 25, 2019 | 04:37 pm GMT+7
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