• All flights canceled in Argentina due to volcanic ashes

    All flights canceled in Argentina due to volcanic ashes

    11/06/2011 05:00

    Air traffic in Argentina will remain suspended this Friday on account of the presence of volcanic ash after the eruption of Puyehue volcano in Chile. Passengers wait at the Ezeiza International Airport near Buenos...

  • HCM City facing landslide and fresh water shortage

    HCM City facing landslide and fresh water shortage

    11/06/2011 05:00

    The latest reports show that the underground water level in HCM City has fallen to – (minus) 46 meters, while the water reserves in the city have also been decreasing rapidly. Alarm bells have been rung by scientists According to Dr Nguyen Viet Ky...

  • Call to double ‘green” funding

    Call to double ‘green” funding

    11/06/2011 05:00

    The Viet Nam Environmental Administration asked the National Assembly yesterday to consider doubling annual State expenditures on environmental protection activities. Workers of the Ha Noi Housing Development and...

  • Iconic turtle to return to Hoan Kiem Lake this weekend

    Iconic turtle to return to Hoan Kiem Lake this weekend

    11/06/2011 05:00

    In the next two days, the legendary turtle will return to its natural environment. Thousand fishes have been released into the lake as food for the turtle. Dr. Bui Quang Te, chief of the turtle treatment group, said tapped water in...

  • Titanium mining destroys Binh Thuan environment

    11/06/2011 05:00

    A large number of titanium mining firms in the southern central province of Binh Thuan are destroying the local environment, water supply and agricultural crops. Containing large titanium reserves worth billions of dollars, Hoa Thang and Hong Phong, two...

  • Inflationary ease and worries

    Inflationary ease and worries

    11/06/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - High inflation is a great worry for consumers. So, taming inflation is an effective tool to revive consumer confidence which isa major boost to the economy. Vietnam has faced the chronic problem of high inflation in recent years....

  • Aquarius/SAC-D observatory in good health after launch

    Aquarius/SAC-D observatory in good health after launch

    11/06/2011 05:00

    The Aquarius/SAC-D observatory, NASA’s first ever satellite to study the saltiness of Earth’s oceans, is in excellent health after its launch early Friday, initial telemetry reports showed. The international Aquarius/SAC-D...

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