Man captured for poisoning 684 pine trees in central Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Man captured for poisoning 684 pine trees in central Vietnam

Police have arrested a man for his involvement in the poisoning of 684 pine trees in a commune of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong in May this year.

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Vietnam police hunting culprits who chopped down 200 pine trees in Central Highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam police hunting culprits who chopped down 200 pine trees in Central Highlands

Vietnamese police are trying to track down the culprits who illegally cut down nearly 200 pine trees in a forest in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong a fortnight ago, a local forest manager has said.

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Wifi available on HCM City's Nguyen Hue pedestrian street

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A wifi system has been installed on the new Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in HCM City. The service has a speed of 1GB per second, which allows many people to access the internet 24 hours a day.

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Government to take action on tree-cutting fiasco

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Government to take action on tree-cutting fiasco

Head of the Government Office Nguyen Van Nen yesterday said officials responsible for the tree-cutting fiasco in Ha Noi would be formally reprimanded in June.

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Government to take action on tree-cutting fiasco

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Government to take action on tree-cutting fiasco

Head of the Government Office Nguyen Van Nen yesterday said officials responsible for the tree-cutting fiasco in Ha Noi would be formally reprimanded in June.

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Phu Yen shrimp farmers cut down protection forests

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Coastal protection forests in the southern Phu Yen Province's Tuy An district have been again cut down for shrimp breeding.

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

City leaders were too hasty and failed to give proper supervision over Hanoi's controversial tree felling project earlier this year, inspectors have concluded.

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Review of officials’ responsibility in ‘tree massacre’ must finish in June: Hanoi authorities

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Review of officials’ responsibility in ‘tree massacre’ must finish in June: Hanoi authorities

The responsibilities of officials involved in the tree-cutting plan in Hanoi that faced strong public protest in March must be clarified by the end of June, the capital city’s leader has said.

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Mekong Delta town mollycoddles trees

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Mekong Delta town mollycoddles trees

When Tra Vinh town planned to build an embankment to stop erosion along a canal in 2006, many officials agreed to chop down decades-old forests for the purpose.

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Authorities unlawfully allow almost 600 pines to be felled in Vietnam

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Authorities unlawfully allow almost 600 pines to be felled in Vietnam

Authorities of a district in central Quang Ngai Province in October last year allowed a business to cut down nearly 600 pines in a designated bid at dirt cheap prices, an unlawful decision that has been suspended by a competent agency.

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Forestry sector told to focus on restructuring

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Forestry sector told to focus on restructuring

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked localities nationwide to focus on forestry restructuring by improving productivity, quality and value.

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Hanoi authorities defend tree fell project

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Hanoi authorities defend tree fell project

Authorities in Hanoi say plans to cut down trees in Hanoi were aimed at removing sick trees or those at risk of falling, and to clear areas designated for urban transport projects.

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Hanoi replacing felled trees with those thriving in mountainous regions only: expert

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Hanoi replacing felled trees with those thriving in mountainous regions only: expert

The species of trees being planted in place of the trees cut down en masse in Hanoi is only suitable for soil and climate conditions in mountainous regions, not in urban areas, a plant expert has said.

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Photos: Hanoi streets without trees, after city cancels plans to plant new trees

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Photos: Hanoi streets without trees, after city cancels plans to plant new trees

VietNamNet Bridge - Several weeks ago, city authorities decided to chop down many trees, saying that they were decayed or deformed, and replace them with young saplings. However, a public outcry ensued and the felling of trees has stopped.

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Sponsors deny 'shocking' accusation that they pushed felling of 6,700 Hanoi trees

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Sponsors deny 'shocking' accusation that they pushed felling of 6,700 Hanoi trees

Two main sponsors of the now-infamous landscaping project to cut down and replace thousands of trees in Hanoi, which has caused nationwide public uproar, said they were "shocked" after local authorities shifted the blame on them.

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