Từ khóa: #air pollution

HCMC, ADB running project to control exhaust fumes in traffic

HCMC, ADB running project to control exhaust fumes in traffic

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment informs that the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sponsored the project ‘Upgrading Capacity and Actions to Improve Air Quality’ in HCMC since 2019 in order to reduce air pollution in the city.

HCMC seeks to develop electric bus system

HCMC seeks to develop electric bus system

The HCMC Department of Transport has proposed that the municipal People's Committee use electric vehicles for its bus rapid transit (BRT) system to emit less noise and reduce air pollution.


Citizens encouraged to take public transport to cut air pollution

HCMC continues to fight air pollution for the 2020-2030 period

Air pollution in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in recent years have gone down thanks to various policies being implemented simultaneously. City officials from 2020 plan to put even more schemes into action, including air quality monitoring and traffic control.

Hanoi records very poor air quality

Hanoi records very poor air quality

Most air quality monitoring stations in Hanoi have recorded very poor air quality, along with a very high concentration of PM2.5 fine dust, badly affecting people's health.
Illustrative image (Source: Reuters)

Thailand works to address air pollution

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Minister of the Interior Anupong Paojinda have issued statements assuring members of the public that the administration is doing its best to address the issue of air pollution.

Children in Hanoi to have days off if AQI hits 300

Children in Hanoi to have days off if AQI hits 300

Kindergartens and primary students in Hanoi will have days off schools if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, said the People’s Committee in Hanoi yesterday.
Photos featuring air pollution exhibited at bus stations

Photos featuring air pollution exhibited at bus stations

The Center of Hands- on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) held a photo exhibition about air pollution at Ham Nghi Bus Station, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City under the sponsorship of the German Consulate in the city and support of the Center of Public Transport under the HCMC Department of Transport.
Hanoi’s air has been alarmingly polluted recently

Hanoi officials decline Air Visual’s AQI evaluation

Air Visual deemed Hanoi the most polluted city in the world after its air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 170 on September 26. Air Visual’s automatic monitors are present in 10,000 cities around the world.
The cloudy and dusty sky of HCMC on September 23. (Photo: SGGP)

Air pollution in HCMC reaching alarming level

Recently, the air quality in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has reached a worryingly negative level, greatly disturbing the living standard of urban residents. Various factors have been identified by the Institute for Environment and Resources (under the Vietnam National University – HCMC) as possible causes.

Jakarta is facing serious air pollution. (Source: thejakartapost.com)

Indonesia’s capital city faces severe air pollution

 Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta is facing serious air pollution as throughout 2018, the city’s PM2.5 reached 45.3 micrograms per cubic meter or more than four times the maximum standard set by the World Health Organization (WHO) and three times the maximum level allowed by the Indonesian national standard.
Smog has covered Bangkok in recent weeks (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Thailand: Bangkok schools close due to air pollution

 Air pollution has forced the suspension of classes at private schools across Bangkok this week, though the Pollution Control Department (PCD) on January 23 reported fewer areas with unsafe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller.