Vietnam eliminates use of ozone-depleting chemicals

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Vietnam will completely abolish the use of more than 500 tonnes of HCFC-141b, a chemical that damages the ozone layer, in the production of thermal insulation foam by the end of 2014, an official has said.

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New project to fight ozone depletion

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change kicked off a project to decide which technology will work best for combating ozone depletion yesterday in Ha Noi.

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New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of Monarch Butterflies’ winter retreat

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Using an organic fertiliser, a conservationist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico(UNAM), leads an award-winning project to reforest the sanctuary of monarch butterflies.

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Samsung clinches thermal power plant BOT agreement

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Samsung clinches thermal power plant BOT agreement

South Korea’s Samsung Group last week signed a memorandum of understanding with Vietnamese authorities to build a coal-fired power plant that would help ensure stable power supply in the country.

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Vietnamese, German firms join hands to power Con Dao Islands

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Vietnamese, German firms join hands to power Con Dao Islands

Vietnam’s Duc Long Gia Lai Group (DLG) will co-operate with Germany’s Merica Group (MGC) to provide electricity for the Con Dao Islands.

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Russian hi-tech firms keen on Vietnamese market

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Russian hi-tech firms keen on Vietnamese market

(VOV) - A Russian delegation comprising representatives of 10 hi-tech businesses are paying a six-day visit to Vietnam to seek cooperative opportunities.

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MPI encourages eco-IPs

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MPI encourages eco-IPs

With industrial parks across the nation facing the challenge of meeting emission restrictions, the Vietnamese government is encouraging investors to develop eco-industrial parks for sustainable growth.

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United Nations helps Vietnam build eco-friendly industrial zones

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has announced a project to help Vietnam implement an eco-industrial park initiative in a move to make local industrial zones more sustainable.

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Project to develop eco-industrial park

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Project to develop eco-industrial park

A US$53 million project to help Viet Nam develop an eco-industrial park model was officially inaugurated yesterday by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations' Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

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Vung Ang 3 Thermal Power Plant to be constructed

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Vung Ang 3 Thermal Power Plant to be constructed

(VOV) - The General Department of Energy (GDE) and Samsung C&T Company on October 14 signed a memorandum of understanding on developing Vung Ang Thermal Power Plant 3’s build–operate–transfer (BOT) project.

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Southern hub to invest $524mn more in environment sanitation

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Southern hub to invest $524mn more in environment sanitation

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have approved phase 2 of the HCMC Environmental Sanitation Project, which will kick off in 2015 with a total investment of VND11,132 billion (US$524 million).

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Hanoi fixes plaque to first Green Building

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Construction has attached the first Green Building sign to the Thang Long Number One residential unit in Hanoi. The project is to mark the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day (October 10).

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Can Tho seeks more WB loans for climate change response

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have proposed the World Bank provide more credit loans for the locality to implement an ongoing project on upgrading urban infrastructure to adapt to climate change.

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AES Corporation ranked in the top quartile for sustainability

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AES Corporation ranked in the top quartile for sustainability

The US’ AES Corporation, the largest shareholder in Vietnam-based Mong Duong thermal power plant, was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (“DJSI”) for North America for the first time ever and was ranked in the top quartile for sustainability among all electric utilities assessed by RobecoSAM.

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Nuclear industry short of workers

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Nuclear industry short of workers

VietNamNet Bridge – The problem of finding an extra 5,000 skilled workers for the world of atomic energy that Viet Nam is about to enter was discussed at a recent seminar in Ha Noi.

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