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VinaCapital led consortium invests $21.4 mln in leading packaging firm

An investors’ consortium led by Vietnam-based VinaCapital fund has agreed to invest $21.4 million in packaging firm Ngoc Nghia.

Viglacera-Exim, Ke Kelit team up for superior construction products

Viglacera-Exim has partnered with Austria's Ke Kelit to provide the market with plastic pipes meeting European standards for environmental friendliness and health safety.

Vietnam investigates plastic dumping by China, Malaysia, Thailand

Vietnam is investigating the alleged dumping of plastic film material from China, Thailand and Malaysia, hurting the local industry.
August 07, 2019 | 08:00 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

Near Hanoi, a village welcomes trash

For three decades, 700 households in Minh Khai Village have been making a good living from trash.​   
August 07, 2019 | 08:31 am 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

Second university in Saigon says no to single-use plastic

HCMC Medicine and Pharmacy University says it will stop using single-use water bottles and plastic straw starting this August.
June 29, 2019 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Corporate sector joins recycling campaign in Vietnam

Nine corporate biggies have joined hands to recycle packaging materials, aiming at 100 percent recycling by 2030.
June 22, 2019 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

Garbage chokes northern Vietnam mangrove forests

Several coastal mangrove forests in Hai Phong City are losing trees to garbage swept in from the sea.
June 15, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Prime Minister sets ambitious target in plastic waste fight

Vietnam should strive for zero disposable plastic use in urban stores, markets and supermarkets by 2021, the PM says.
June 09, 2019 | 09:48 pm GMT+7

Hanoi exhibition exposes people’s apathy to pollution

Over 100 photographs taken around the country show the Vietnamese coast is being overwhelmed by garbage.
June 04, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Japan among biggest sellers of plastic waste to Vietnam

The biggest exporters of plastic recyclable waste to Vietnam are Japan, Hong Kong and Thailand, according to environmental organization Greenpeace.
April 25, 2019 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Return scrap stuck at ports to sender, Vietnam ministry proposes

The Ministry of Finance has proposed that scrap stuck at ports is auctioned and/or re-exported towards mitigating adverse environmental impacts.
April 09, 2019 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Natgeo lensman Instagrams ugly Nha Trang habit

National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita has Instagrammed a dirty habit of some Nha Trang residents, trashing its beautiful beaches.
April 05, 2019 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam to end plastic scrap imports from 2025

Vietnam will not import plastic scrap from 2025 and will deal with the scrap consignments stuck at ports, the government has said.
March 27, 2019 | 12:13 pm GMT+7
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