Police officers suspended for failure to deal with waste dumping

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Three police officers have been suspended after being criticised for not stopping the illegal dumping of waste by a vessel in the Red River.

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Investigation into illegal dumping in Red River underway

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Authorities in Hanoi have ordered an investigation into allegations of illegal waste dumping in the Red River, reported by Giao thông vận tải Magazine (Transportation Magazine).

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Vietnam to lose 39% of Delta area by 2100

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Việt Nam will lose nearly 39 per cent of the total area of Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta – the biggest rice granary of the country if the sea level rises 100cm by the end of the century.

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Five industrial corridors to be formed in Red River Delta

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Five industrial corridors will be formed in the Red River Delta under a plan on industrial development for the region until 2025 with a view extended to 2035 recently approved by the Minister of Industry and Trade.

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Coal-fired power plants threaten Vietnam deltas

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam’s plan to take its total number of coal-fired power plants to 31 by 2020 has raised environmental concerns.

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Trucks dumping potentially toxic mud into Red River

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

A series of trucks have been dumping waste mud into the Red River in Hanoi.

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Flooding threatens Hanoi river slum

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Flooding threatens Hanoi river slum

The water of Red River has risen after the recent Typhoon Dianmu, causing dozens of poor households living on the river bank difficulties.

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Red River faces increasing pollution

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Red River faces increasing pollution

The Red River is becoming increasingly polluted while local authorities are struggling to deal with the problems.

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PM urges Hà Nam to use hi-tech agriculture

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

PM urges Ha Nam to use hi-tech agriculture

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged the northern province of Hà Nam to promote hi-tech agriculture and accelerate the building of new-style rural areas.

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Fears over Mekong River’s future

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Fears over Mekong River’s future

Vu Trong Hong, chairman of the Vietnam Irrigation Association has warned about the dangers Vietnam could face when Laos build a new hydropower plant on the Mekong River.

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Expert slams Formosa steel project

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Expert slams Formosa steel project

Nguyen Thanh Son, former head of the Red River Delta Coal Project Management Unit, has said the Formosa Group should not be allowed to operate for 70 years in Vietnam as they would not have a major economic impact and had already caused major pollution.

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Wetland shows off wild beauty in northern Vienam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Wetland shows off wild beauty in northern Vienam

Xuan Thuy National Park in the northern province of Nam Dinh is located in the south of the Red River mouth, about 150km from Hanoi capital city. It covers an area of 7,100 hectares.

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Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes, cook meals and slash electricity costs by as much as a third.

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Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes, cook meals and slash electricity costs by as much as a third.

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Investing in the future

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Investing in the future

As climate change has ratcheted up in increments of severity in Vietnam over recent years through storms, flooding, and saline inundation, Vietnam and the US are stepping up their co-operation in environmental protection and response to climate change, a relatively new area of co-operation that has become urgent in order to protect the safety and prosperity of future generations. Thanh Tung reports.

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