Too many environmental problems

Too many environmental problems. Vietnam suffers 50 major toxic waste scandals in 2016 - The perpetrators, 60 percent of them foregin firms, pumped untreated waste into lakes, rivers and oceans with impunity. 

MAROU Vietnams bedste chokolade

Se artikler, fotoserie og hvor i Danmark man kan købe MARUE chokalade. Se begge ejerne med kakabonden fra Lam Dong provinsen Nguyen Van Doa, Samuel Maruta og Vincent Mourou.

Dr. Vo Quy dies at 87

Vo Quy, Father of Environmental Conservation in Vietnam, Dies at 87 - Dr. Quy was well known for his poinering studies om Vietnam's wildlife. The zoologist and author of "Birds of Vietnam" has a bagful of global environmental awards for his lifetime of advocacy and is considered the father of Vietnam's still small environmental movement.

Ny topleder i Da Nang okt 2017

Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has been appointed Party chief of Da Nang on Saturday morning 8/10, less than 12 hours after his predecessor Nguyen Xuan Anh was ousted from this position.

Project RENEW Chuck Searcy

Chuck Searcy is a U.S. Army veteran living in Hanoi. Back in 1967, he worked in military intelligence as part of the 519th Battalion in Saigon. Today he’s an  advisor to Project RENEW, an organization he helped start in 2001 to work with the Vietnamese to clean up unexploded ordnance (UXO) and provide medical assistance, rehabilitation, and income generation.

No-fishing zones in central Vietnam

Agriculture ministry 30/8 has demarcated no-fishing zones along the central coast, and the zone is over 800 square kilometers. Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Ha Tinh Steel has apologized for causing an environment disaster and promised to pay 2xUS$250 million in compensation.

Bog om folkemordet i Cambodia

Vietnam Ajour : "Eline Mørch Jensen har med fortælinger fra Cambodjas blodige fortid, skrevet en stærk lille bog om Cambodjas nyere barske fortid". Thomas Bo Pedersen, Hanoi: "Forfatteren Eline Mørch Jensen har på fornem vis givet stemme til ofre, bødler og vidner under og efter folkemordet i Cambodia".

Better services for migrants needed

Vietnam can improve migrants’ access to public services and employment by reducing the time and requirements needed to obtain ho khau, or permanent residency, according to a report issued Thursday 16/6 by the World Bank and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.

Project RENEW removes bombs

Mineclearing i Quang Tri province: Project RENEW removed Intact Tubes Of Cluster Bombs Safely from Rice Paddy Field before New Crop Starts in Vinh An Village of Cam Hieu Commune. Last week deminer died when bomb went off before time.

100 tons of dead fish washed ashore

Speedier investigation of mass fish deaths urged by The Vietnam Fisheries Association. More than 100 tons of dead fish was washed ashore in environmental disaster since early April - checks of major waste treatment plants in coastal and riverine areas – and whether local officials have been doing a good job monitoring them. Protests in Hanoi and HCMC