Here you may find an overview of recent newspaper articles in the Vietnamese press on the topics of sustainability, environmental protection, climate change, biodiversity and urban development.

An Giang is cooperating with international organizations in the field of natural resources and environment

The province is currently implementing the cooperation project with Vaxjo and  Sweden on sustainable water management” for the period of 2019-2021. Besides sharing experiences on that field and building a (…)

Cooperation in sustainable management and water use

On February 24, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Hoang Hiep discussed with the representatives of 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG) of the World Bank about the establishment (…)

Support Project for development and operationalization of Viet Nam National Adaptation Plan

On January 22, in Hanoi, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a kick-off workshop for the the new US$ 1.7 million (…)

MONRE-Minister: Circular Economy development is an indispensable requirement of sustainable development

On January 27, MONRE – Minister Dr. Tran Hong Ha delivered a speech on circular economy (CE) development at the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Viet Nam. (…)

Experts: interprovincial solid waste treatment complexes for Mekong Delta

Presently, the Mekong Delta generates 14.000 tons of waste per day and is forecasted to increase up to about 19.000 tons in 2030. The major treatment of waste is landfilling, (…)

Top 10 environment events in Vietnam for 2020

The online newspaper “Môi trường & Cuộc sống” (Environment & Life) has selected the top 10 environment events in Vietnam for 2020 including: Approval of the revised Environmental Protection Law (…)

Approval of priority technologies for research and development

On 16th December Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc approved a list of priority technologies for research and development belong to four areas. They include digital technologies, physics, biotechnology, and energy (…)

National State of Environment Report 2019 on Solid Waste released

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has recently released the annual report on National State of Environment in 2019 with a focus on municipal solid waste management. According (…)

“Energy insecurity in Asia” released by ADB Institute

The book “Energy insecurity in Asia – Challenges, Solutions, and Renewable Energy” has recently published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Institute. In which, the situation in Vietnam is specifically (…)

Vietnam appoints new science minister

Huỳnh Thành Đạt has officially been appointed by State President Nguyễn Phú Trọng as the new Minister of Science and Technology. Prior to the Presidential appointment, the National Assembly had (…)

Environmental protection must be at core of socio-economic development targets in Vietnam

Feedback from experts on the Party Congress documents emphasise the harmonisation of socio-economic development and environmental protection. To do this, environmental protection goals “must be at the core of the socio-economic growth (…)

Vietnam’s coastline needs new resilience development strategy: WB report

The “Resilient Shores” report, jointly developed by the Government of Vietnam, the World Bank, and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, said that Vietnam’s coastline is increasingly exposed (…)

MONRE implements the National Climate Change Adaptation Plan

  On the basis of the National Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the period 2021 – 2030, with a vision to 2050 the Prime Minister issued at the end of (…)

Establishing the Regional Coordinating Council for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development adapting to climate change

On 1 August, in Can Tho city, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the Meeting on solutions to solve difficulties in production, business and disbursement for promoting regional economic growth. (…)

Promulgating Viet Nam’s National Adaptation Plan

The Prime Minister has just signed the Decision No. 1055/QD-TTg promulgating the Viet Nam’s National Adaptation Plan for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050. >>>

Approval of the scheme on preventing erosion of river banks and coastal areas till 2030

The project “Prevention and control of river and coastal erosion until 2030” has been approved by the Prime Minister has set the goal of proactively preventing river and coastal erosion (…)