Friend of river, enemy of litter

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Friend of river, enemy of litter

Treating wastewater before discharging it into the environment is still neglected in Vietnam. Anybody in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City can tell you about their polluted rivers into which the untreated wastewater of millions of people have been pouring. Some billion-dollar project have been carried out to improve the condition of To Lich and Kim Nguu rivers in Hanoi, as well as Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in HCMC, but it will take many more generations, efforts and investments before...

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Hanoi authorities make ambitious flood pledge for National Day

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Hanoi authorities make ambitious flood pledge for National Day

Local authorities in Hanoi say they will try to prevent possible flooding in the city during the National Day Holiday as it is forecast that there will be heavy rain.

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Village blighted by polluted water

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Village blighted by polluted water

VietNamNet Bridge – For over ten years, hundreds of households in Chuong My District's Lung Vi Village have had to drink, wash and cook using polluted water.

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Obama promotes 'clean power plan' in Vegas

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Credit Suisse CIO for U.K. and EEMEA Michael O'Sullivan and Energy Aspects Head of Natural Gas, Coal and Carbon Trevor Sikorski discuss President Obama's "Clean Power Plan," India's pledge to reduce carbon emissions and the future of climate change. They speak to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown."

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$56.7mn water plant inaugurated in Ho Chi Minh City

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$56.7mn water plant inaugurated in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ho Chi Minh City’s water supplier inaugurated a new facility on Friday, hoping to increase clean water supply for around 600,000 local households.

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Clean water shortage in Hanoi to continue until new pipeline built

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Clean water shortage in Hanoi to continue until new pipeline built

VietNamNet Bridge – A shortage of clean water has affected residents, restaurants, offices and businesses in several parts of Ha Noi due to a broken pipeline from the Da River Water Supply Plant.

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Gaining real farming experience

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Gaining real farming experience

VietNamNet Bridge – Opened in 2012, the 15-hectare Cu Chi clean vegetable farm in Cu Chi District, HCMC has attracted many foreign visitors who want to gain hands-on experience in the daily chores of local farmers such as growing paddy, taking care of vegetables, and making dishes from the ingredients from their farms.

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Vietnam expedites eco-friendly industrial park initiative

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Vietnam expedites eco-friendly industrial park initiative

An initiative aimed at converting existing industrial parks into eco-friendly production facilities was introduced at a conference held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 12.

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Image: Quang Ninh miners try to return after unprecedented mudflows

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Image: Quang Ninh miners try to return after unprecedented mudflows

VietNamNet Bridge - Ten days after the mud flood swept through the area, people and miners in Mong Duong Ward, in Cam Pha City, Quang Ninh Province are dealing with the consequences.

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After the flood, northern residents slowly dig up life

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After the flood, northern residents slowly dig up life

The northern province of Quang Ninh is still left with a thick layer of mud, two weeks after it was hit by the worst flooding in at least 40 years.

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1 million HCM City dwellers look forward to tap water access

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1 million HCM City dwellers look forward to tap water access

VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of thousands of households in the suburbs of HCM City have to save every drop of clean water as they have no access to tap water.

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Climate change: Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan

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Climate change: Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan

US President Barack Obama is due to unveil what he called "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.

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Obama unveils Clean Power Plan

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Obama unveils Clean Power Plan

The US Environmental Protection Agency unveiled on August 3 the final version of a sweeping - and controversial - regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector.

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Da Nang to see water shortage

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Da Nang to see water shortage

VietNamNet Bridge – The central city will face a shortage of clean water as the salinity of water produced by the Cau Do water plant has reached an alarming 13.568mg per litre.

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Hanoi to lift clean water prices by 20pc from October

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Hanoi to lift clean water prices by 20pc from October

Hanoi authorities have approved a plan to increase clean water prices by an average of 20 percent from October 1 to fund new projects to meet shortages.

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