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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.

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

Downtown toll can reduce traffic congestion losses: HCMC officials

Officials say improved traffic efficiency via toll gates to downtown HCMC can reduce congestion losses by VND245 trillion ($10.6 billion) in 15 years.
July 29, 2019 | 02:22 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

Hanoi plans road toll for downtown areas to reduce congestion

A draft plan prepared by the Hanoi administration will seek to restrict entry downtown areas via automatic toll fees.
July 26, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Hanoi drainage company denies ruining Japan team's river cleanup efforts

Hanoi’s sewerage utility has denied responsibility for disrupting the cleanup of the To Lich River by a Japanese team.
July 24, 2019 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Hanoi opens West Lake floodgate to maintain level, clean river

The floodgate in Hanoi’s West Lake was opened on Tuesday to regulate its level and let water into the To Lich River to clean it.
July 10, 2019 | 10:27 am 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

Hanoi bans taxis from 11 streets to reduce congestion

Hanoi has banned taxis and vehicles belonging to ride-hailing services on 11 streets during peak hours to ease congestion.
June 06, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi improves To Lich River water with nano-biotech application

Authorities are hopeful that water quality in Hanoi’s infamous To Lich River will become good enough to breed fish.
June 01, 2019 | 07:09 pm GMT+7

China polluting Vietnam's border rivers, warns military general

Many rivers and streams along the Vietnam-China border are being polluted by China's development activities, a senior military officer warned.
May 31, 2019 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Saigon canal overflows with garbage, awaits cleanup

The 19/5 canal in Ho Chi Minh City, earmarked for renovation next year, has been highly polluted for many years now.
May 27, 2019 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Hanoi begins project to clean highly polluted river with Japanese technology

Hanoi authorities on Thursday began a project to clean a section of the capital's infamous To Lich River.
May 17, 2019 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Japanese offer technology to clean polluted Hanoi river

Japanese experts have promised the Vietnamese government their bionanotechnology could quickly reduce pollution in Hanoi’s To Lich River.
April 12, 2019 | 01:30 pm GMT+7
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