Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

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Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

The American expat behind a voluntary group dedicated to keeping Hanoi clean has been appraised by the city’s leader after making headlines earlier this week for cleaning a heavily polluted trench.

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau authority closes Taiwan polluted dyeing plant

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau decided to close Taiwanese Mei Sheng Textile Company’s factory, said Chief Inspector of the department Nguyen Thai Sinh on May 10.

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Ministry inspects heavily polluted places

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has instructed the Vietnam Environment Administration to investigate some heavily polluted places in Hanoi, Thanh Hoa and Quang Ngai provinces.

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Most FDI firms use medium technologies

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Most FDI firms use medium technologies

Eighty percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) firms in Vietnam use medium technologies, five percent use high technologies and the rest are at low level, according to a study in the phase 2014-2016.

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Vietnamese ignore health risks, catch fish from dioxin-polluted lakes for sale

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnamese ignore health risks, catch fish from dioxin-polluted lakes for sale

A group of 20 men sneak into an airbase in the southern province of Dong Nai.

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Construction hurts Mekong community

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Construction hurts Mekong community

VietNamNet Bridge – Over 200 households in the Mekong River Delta province of Tien Giang's Cai Lay Town are complaining about construction of a bypass route of National Highway No 1 crossing through their community.

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Project launched to clear unexploded ordnances in Ha Tinh

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VietnamPlus English 11 month(s) ago

Project launched to clear unexploded ordnances in Ha Tinh

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs launched a project to clear landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXO) in Can Loc district of central Ha Tinh province on July 31.

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Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang

VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal gold mining along the Hien River section flowing through Thach An and Nguyen Binh districts in Cao Bang Province has severely polluted the local environment over the last month.

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HCMC to supply all households with clean water this yearend

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HCMC to supply all households with clean water this yearend

Ho Chi Minh City promises providing clean water to 100 percent of households by the end this year, said the city People’s Council chairwoman Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam on Saturday.

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Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

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SaiGon GP English 15 month(s) ago

Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

High ranking dignitaries including President Truong Tan Sang and former president Tran Duc Luong yesterday joined residents in applauding the transformation of one of HCM City's most polluted canals into a picturesque waterway.

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Paris sees traffic ban as pollution solution

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Paris barred all cars with even-numbered license plates on Monday in an effort to improve air quality in the polluted city.

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Vietnam lacks resources, know-how to rid airbase of dioxin

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 month(s) ago

Vietnam will need at least five years and more than US$250 million to clean up dioxin at a Vietnam War airbase near Ho Chi Minh City, but lacks both the technology and money required, an official said Tuesday.

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Forests destroyed at gold-mine site

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VietnamNet English 23 month(s) ago

Forests destroyed at gold-mine site

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam lost more than it gained after opening its Phuoc Son and Bong Mieu gold mines to a Canadian exploiter. Seven tons of gold were exploited, but the forests are now gone. Only the excavated land and polluted environment remain.

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Prospectors move in on illegal gold mining operation

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VietnamNet English 24 month(s) ago 1 related news

Rumours that a 16 kilogramme nugget of gold had been found at a disused mine sparked a gold rush in Hoa Vang district in the central city.

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Prospectors move in on illegal gold mining operation

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VietNam News English 24 month(s) ago 1 related news

Rumours that a 16 kilogramme nugget of gold had been found at a disused mine sparked a gold rush in Hoa Vang district in the central city.

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