Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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Park rangers seize wild animals, meat in Central Highlands

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Park rangers seize wild animals, meat in Central Highlands

Wildlife meat seized in Dak Nong Province. Photo credit: WCS

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Almost 2,000 cattle die in cold weather in northern Vietnam

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Almost 2,000 cattle die in cold weather in northern Vietnam

Residents in mountainous provinces in the north of Vietnam have lost thousands of cattle after days of extreme wintry climate, the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control said Wednesday in a report.

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In pictures: Top eight destinations to travel during Tet holiday

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In pictures: Top eight destinations to travel during Tet holiday

Nha Trang, Da Lat and Phu Quoc are favourite destinations in Vietnam for tourists to go sightseeing, discover culture and taste food during the long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

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Man fined for keeping endangered bird in central Vietnam

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Man fined for keeping endangered bird in central Vietnam

Wildlife protection officers in the central province of Nghe An on Wednesday fined a local man VND5.25 million (US$235) for keeping an endangered bird illegally.

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King Of Trash’s Dreams

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King Of Trash’s Dreams

VietNamNet Bridge – “King of trash” is the nickname of David Duong. The designate is in a sense appropriate since his life has been attached to waste management and treatment. Starting his business and notching up success in the U.S., David Duong is now shuttling back and forth between the States and Vietnam to accelerate the construction of the Green Environmental Technology Park in Long An, the second project in his home country.

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GrabCar pilot project rolls out in Vietnam

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Malaysia’s GrabTaxi started applying connection services to contract based passenger cars with fewer than nine seats in Vietnam this month under a pilot project approved by the government.

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Record hot years almost certainly caused by man-made warming

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Record hot years almost certainly caused by man-made warming

A record-breaking string of hot years since 2000 is almost certainly a sign of man-made global warming, with vanishingly small chances that it was caused by random, natural swings, a study showed on Monday.

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State supports VN-South Korea Incubator Park

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State supports VN-South Korea Incubator Park

The Ministry of Finance issued a circular to regulate the State's mechanisms, incentives and support at the Viet Nam-Republic of Korea Incubator Park (KVIP) in Can Tho.

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Toxic food residue persists as weak laws regulate chemical manufacturers

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Toxic food residue persists as weak laws regulate chemical manufacturers

VietNamNet Bridge - “The Food Safety Law, containing overlapping provisions and legal loopholes, tends to protect the benefit of chemicals manufacturers,” said Dr Tran Tuan, director of the Research and Training Center for Community Development (RTCCD).

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Pollution at Vietnam power plant persists despite public outcry

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Pollution at Vietnam power plant persists despite public outcry

A coal power plant in central Vietnam continued to pollute the environment even after it had been fined for violations, officials said.

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El Ninõ parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

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El Nino parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

Dams containing small amounts of water can be seen in a drought affected farming area located west of Melbourne in Australia January 12, 2016. An El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, typically leads to scorching weather across Asia and East Africa, but heavy rains and floods in South America. Photo: Reuters/David Gray

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Robot arm sorts and stacks delicate fruits

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A fruit-picking robotic arm can figure out when a particular fruit is ready for picking and decide which grip to use so as not to damage it.

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Ocean warming 'underestimated', study finds

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Ocean warming 'underestimated', study finds

The amount of sea level rise that comes from the oceans warming and expanding has been underestimated, and is likely about twice as much as previously calculated.

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

Bangkok, January 26 – In the Pacific Islands, many children don’t have enough safe water to drink and their education has been interrupted as a result of the severe, ongoing El Ninõ. Meanwhile, children in DPR Korea are struggling to recover from drought, and children in Myanmar are trapped in ongoing internal conflicts. These are just some of the children in the region caught in a series of conflicts and natural disasters, who need urgent help to survive.

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