Project launched to clear unexploded ordnances in Ha Tinh

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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 2 week(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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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

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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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 4 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 10 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 11 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 12 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 12 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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Road aims to lessen Phu Ly pollution

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport is working with the Ha Nam Province People's Committee to create a road detour around Phu Ly City, which has been heavily polluted by traffic from National Highway 1.

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Polluters’ evacuation not work to reduce pollution in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

Polluters’ evacuation not work to reduce pollution in HCMC

Over 1,400 polluting businesses in Ho Chi Minh City have been relocated in the outskirts to reduce pollution in downtown, however local authorities have not prepared infrastructures in advance to receive them, resulting in new polluted areas.

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Study finds all lakes, rivers significantly polluted in Vietnam capital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

Study finds all lakes, rivers significantly polluted in Vietnam capital

To Lich River in Hanoi has been severely polluted. Photo courtesy of Nguoi Lao Dong

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President of Oceanography Institute verifies coastal preservation

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SaiGon GP English 17 month(s) ago

The appearance of sharks on the coast of Khanh Hoa Province is a promising sign for environmental preservation.

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Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 month(s) ago

Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

Agent Orange/Dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai, formerly a major military airbase of the U.S. Army, is even worse than the alarming rate confirmed before.

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Dong Nai’s people feel insecure about dioxin hot spot

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VietnamNet English 17 month(s) ago

Dong Nai’s people feel insecure about dioxin hot spot

VietNamNet Bridge – The latest research work has found that the dioxin contamination at the Bien Hoa Airport in Dong Nai province is more serious than that in previous announcements and that it is necessary to draw the dioxin panorama in the area again.

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