The smog problem has been compounded by climate change, said the report as it recommended that agencies concerned must attach importance to the problem and makes assessments of its impacts on various aspects.
As other countries worldwide restrict the amount of scrap material allowed in, the ministry of finance has warned in a draft regulation that Vietnam could become a dumping ground.
Experts said that the absence of political leadership on wildlife in Southeast Asian countries has hamstrung the tiger recovery programme.
A Lancang-Mekong Cultural Exchange Youth Camp was launched in Myanmar’s northern city of Mandalay Monday with the aim of enhancing cooperation between cultural groups and youth artists from six Lancang-Mekong countries.
“Thammachat [the natural system and state of the river] is not undeveloped; It is rich. To do this to the river without answering the concerns of local people would be the same as stealing.”
Yet swathes of new development make it harder to settle old disputes over ownership in a kingdom where land has been commandeered by prominent, government-connected tycoons.
A plant processing industrial wastewater into clean water for daily use and production, the first of its kind in Vietnam.
“My desire is similar to the statement issued by three Kachin parties. I have a sense of oneness with the people. We want the total shutdown of dam project.”
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday called on soldiers to stop colluding with illegal timber traders and work with law enforcement officers to protect natural resources.