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China Everbright International involves in facilitating first municipal clean waste-to-energy PPP project in Vietnam

China Everbright International involves in facilitating first municipal clean waste-to-energy PPP project in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a US$100-million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in primary and secondary cities in the Mekong Delta.

Asian Development Bank to launch the “Save the Ocean” competition

7-Eleven Vietnam, Triip.Me and Mekong Business Initiative (a project funded by Australian Government and Asian Development Bank), have officially launched the competition “Save the Ocean”. This competition calls for pioneering initiatives from Vietnamese business people and inventors to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean.

PM: Formosa's wastewater meets environmental standards

The Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc responds about the compensation and stability of life, production, business of people in four central provinces: Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue.

It’s time for biodegradable plastic bags in Vietnam

The environmental protection tax on plastic bags are expected to increase from VND30,000-50,000 to VND40,000-200,000 per kilo. The new tax rates would help change consumption habits and offer opportunities to biodegradable bag manufacturers.

Tightened environmental protection at thermal power plants

Vietnam will face grave consequences if it does not take strict action against pollution while striving to achieve the goal of 7% annual economic growth and power sector's 11% annual growth.

Deputies critical of draft Forest Law

National Assembly deputies said on Monday that the Law on Forest Protection and Development had not clearly identified responsibility for forest protection nor encouraged people to participate seriously in protecting the country’s trees.

Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

Vietnam risks a loss of 7.2 million tonnes of rice yield and 3.2 per cent of its agricultural land by the late 21st century as a result of climate change, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development forecast.

Nha Trang nature reserve may be operated by private firm

The central province of Khanh Hoa is considering allowing a local private firm to preserve and operate its Hon Mun Nature Reserve, one of the most famous tourist destinations in the province.

Threats against forests: illegal logging, tourism development

Illegal loggers continue to cut down trees, while more forest land is being cleared for tourism development or hydropower plants.

Vietnam’s TTC Group plans to spend big on solar projects

TTC is the latest group to see the light with plans to tap into the country's green energy industry.

Panel discussion at US Embassy marks World Oceans Day

Vietnamese and international experts meet on June 7 to discuss health of world's oceans in recognition of World Oceans Day on June 8.