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Lack of care leads to elephant rampages Lack of care leads to elephant rampages
Jan 16 2018

For centuries, residents in Phúc Sơn Commune, central province of Nghệ An have lived comfortably with wild elephants, but as bamboo forests - the main diet of many elephants - are replaced with...

Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park established Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park established
Jan 15 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved the establishment of the Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park in Nguyen Binh district, Cao Bang province in an effort to preserve the ecosystem and...

Deputy PM promises no repeat of sea poisoning Deputy PM promises no repeat of sea poisoning
Jan 09 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng said yesterday that incidents such as the mass poisoning of fish off the coast of Việt Nam last year should never happen again. “It was a painful lesson,” he...

Euro 5-standard diesel, Euro 4 RON 95 petrol hit market Euro 5-standard diesel, Euro 4 RON 95 petrol hit market
Jan 02 2018

The Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation (Petrolimex) officially started selling diesel oil with Euro 5 standard and Euro 4-standard RON95 petrol nationwide from January 1, 2018.

2017 plagued by devastating natural disasters 2017 plagued by devastating natural disasters
Jan 02 2018

Vietnam experienced unprecedentedly severe natural disasters in 2017, resulting in 386 people dead and missing and some VND 60 trillion (US$2.6 billion) worth of damage.

Vietnam calls for more support to disaster-hit residents Vietnam calls for more support to disaster-hit residents
Dec 15 2017

The Vietnamese Government has again appealed to individuals and organisations at both home and abroad to continue supporting residents in the central region recently hit hard by storm Damrey and the...

Mekong provinces link up on water management Mekong provinces link up on water management
Dec 12 2017

The Mekong provinces of An Giang and Kien Giang have worked together to efficiently use water resources, combat natural disasters and cope with their aftermath.

Vietnam records progress in forestry development Vietnam records progress in forestry development
Dec 04 2017

Vietnam recorded average forestry production value growth of 6 percent per year, nearly doubling the target of the national forestry development strategy following 10 years of implementation.

Cà Mau moves to protect coastal forests Cà Mau moves to protect coastal forests
Nov 29 2017

Authorities in the southernmost Cà Mau Province have taken emergency measures to protect coastal forests against climate change and destruction caused by humans.

Workshop talks co-management of aquatic resource protection Workshop talks co-management of aquatic resource protection
Nov 24 2017

Regulations on co-management of aquatic resource protection and management of marine protected areas in Vietnam were discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on November 22.

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